Monday, May 17, 2010

Turning Point

Tomorrow morning we will bring Jacob to see a pediatric neurosurgeon at Boston Children's Hospital for a consultation appointment. Jacob's pediatric neurologist believes that without surgery, Jacob will continue to have seizures. We need to understand how living with seizures will impact Jacob's quality of life versus surgical intervention. Jacob's seizures seem to be controlled with medication but he also seems to be lethargic. Yesterday he fell asleep while riding in a shopping car cart. But Jacob has made great progress developmentally. We have a lot to consider and are hoping that this appointment will at least give us more information to decide if surgery is an option. To be continued...

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