Rick handled everthing very well today. He was awake from 8-12 napped for an hour and has been awake since 1:00. During therapy today, he got to meet the therapy dog Hunter. Hunter is a golden retriever. Rick really reacted with him and even tried to smooch to him so he would come closer. He hasn't fought the cast at all, and had a custom made splint for his right hand made today as well. It only has to be worn at night. Dr. Carlile also changed up some medications. Today he saw a neuropsychology therapist, speech therapist, occupational therapist, physical therapist, and recreational therapist. And I've been impressed with every one of them.
We are still in the box, and I'm not sure when we'll get out. They said that some patients spend their entire stay in the box and never move to a room...not sure why. The address here is :
Baylor Institute of Rehab
909 N Washington
Dallas TX 75246
Just had 2 inspirational visits. Former patients take the time to come back to Baylor and tell their stories to help give patients hope. Very interesting to hear what happened to them and their journeys to recovery. One lady was in a car wreck and her total hospital stay from ICU through therapy to complete discharge was 150 days! WOW! And she looks great...had she not told me she had a TBI I wouldn't have known.
Big Sher just left...you know what that means? It's awfully quiet around here!
Never forget with God all things are possible!