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Friday, May 24, 2013

CF Clicic Visit 5/8/13 5 yrs old

Thanks Aunt D for making these AWESOME CF shirts...
...esp with our website on the back;p
Pic of Lil' Chris doing his PFT(Pulmonary Function Test)

Lil' Chris' last CF clinic visit on 5/8/13 went GREAT!! His weight 3 months ago was 46 lbs 9oz and this time it was 47lbs 8oz, his height was 47" and is now 48", his PFT was 96/90 and this time it was 84/79(not good). So, he gained 1 lb and 1 inch, but PFT's were down. At that time of the visit, he had a tiny productive cough every now and then(probably why his PFT were down), but we think it was from his stuffy nose from his allergies. His doctor started him on Claritin once a day for allergies, and his cough has gone away, but his nose is still stuffy in the morning. He got a throat culture and they got the results back to me in just 2 days for once!! :) LOL 

The culture result was....

....drum roll please....

"NORMAL!!!" 

WOOHOO!! That's 2 times in a row now!!! AMAZING!! Thank you soooo much to everyone who has been praying for no Pseudomonas or any bad bacteria's!! We GREATLY APPRECIATE IT!!!! 

His last day of Junior Kindergarten is on 5/29 and I'm soooo happy to say that even though he cultured Pseudomonas 2 times during the school year....he still has not had a hospital stay yet!!! YEA!! We have a lot to be thankful for!! 

I have many more things to post, but we have a big weekend planned, so I won't be able to get to it til next week. Be on the lookout for some pics of our big weekend though;) 

Thanks again for your prayers not only for Lil' Chris, but also for Tricia(adult CFer). She had her 31st birthday and then got her new lungs and is doing well. This is her 2nd double lung transplant. Praise God the lungs came just in time!! Please keep the donor family in your prayers as well. 
ARE YOU AN ORGAN DONOR??? I SURE AM!!! :)

M

1 comment:

John said...

HI Chris's mom!!!

What great news no PA!! His PFTS will come back up its most likely his allergies. I wanted to reach out to you because I basically live in your backyard. I am from Northeast Ohio as well. I am a 28 yr old fibro married and have a 7 month old daughter. Here is my blogger site

http://livingmydreamswithcf.blogspot.com/

I would love to chat with you sometime about CF!