Tuesday, February 8, 2011

so long, phenobarbitol!

Yesterday's appointment with the neurologist was great.  Dr. J continues to find James impressive, though he was troubled by the eczema / rash we just can't get rid of.  Thinking the skin problems may be related to the phenobarb, and knowing that James hasn't had a seizure since he was 5 hours old, Dr. J suggested we try weening James off the medication.  By mid March we will be done with it!

I believe that James will never have another seizure in his life, but I do still pray that if he does I am able to identify it immediately.  Please join me in that prayer, and in thanking God for His goodness.

6 comments:

  1. I'm continually praying for James and your beautiful family. I'm happy you received more good news today! :)

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  2. Bonnie from Aunt Nita. I am so excited about the weeing of his seizure meds although I did feel that his skin looked so much better when I saw him Sunday. He has grown so much and is just the cutest little guy. I was so happy that Bert brought him by and we could hang out. I will pray that all goes well for all of James tests and that he consistently amazes everyone. He is amazing and we love him so.

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  3. yayayayay!! Yet another victory for the glory of God! I will continue to pray!

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  4. Praise the Lord! With God, nothing is impossible. May James continue to develop as the Lord has ordained, perfect in HIS image and likeness.

    God bless

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  5. Bonnie, I've been praying for you guys since I started reading your blog a few months ago. James is truly a miracle, and this is awesome news!

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  6. Awesome news, Bonnie! I unfortunately know a lot about that medicine because of my nephew Nate. Will continue to pray that he stays seizure free! ♥

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