Category Archives: Mason

8 Days into the New Year

Only eight days into the new year, Mason found himself in the pediatrician office. The family has been up three nights in a row dealing with a fever and his ear and chest pain. They got antibiotics, but it doesn’t seem … Continue reading

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Slowly Progressing, Huge News

Recovering Mason’s follow up with a neurologist for the seizures and lumber puncture was today. He is improving everyday and thinks he might be walker free by the new year! So far he can go short distances, just not for … Continue reading

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Improving

Mason is improving with his new medication. His bladder is working almost normally and walking is getting much better. He can go short distances without the walker. His legs get tired and painful when on them for a few minutes … Continue reading

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Setback

Mason had a troublesome setback and spent yesterday between two different hospitals. Wednesday night he lost control of his bladder with a great deal of pain. There doesn’t appear to be a clear answer, but doctors suspect its related to … Continue reading

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And that makes 45…

Mason went to Children’s hospital with his 45th pneumonia. He is still having pain associated with the lumbar puncture and showing clear signs of reflux which may have caused an aspiration pneumonia. We aren’t sure yet. Praying for a short stay this time…

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Not Going Home Yet

Mason will NOT be coming home tomorrow. The physical therapist is not comfortable with his ability to walk. There is talk of him going to a rehab facility – but that is not acceptable to Elaine and Dave. They now … Continue reading

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Struggles and Signs of Hope

Mason continues to endure more than many of us could ever imagine. He had to spend his halloween in the hospital and miss out on trick-or-treating. His lungs were once again slightly collapsed and he developed a cold. To ease back pain, … Continue reading

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Halloween

Today was a rollar coaster ride. Elaine tried to take him downstairs for the hospital’s Halloween activities and after about 20 min he got very sick. His head was hurting so bad by the time we got him upstairs, he … Continue reading

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Mason Rushed to Hospital

As you may know, Mason was rushed to the hospital at 4am this morning. His breathing was very poor and he was screaming for oxygen. With a fever of 102 and pneumonia 44, he was sent to the ICU. On … Continue reading

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Appendicitis and Pneumonia in BOTH lungs….

The doctor’s came in last night and Mason has pneumonia in both lungs – very bad in the left lung with fluid in both lungs. He also has APPENDECITIS. Elaine was RIGHT. The doctors should know that a parent knows … Continue reading

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