Wednesday, May 23, 2012

5/23/12 4:00PM: We received the MRI results – overall good news. There is evidence of damage from the lack of oxygen but these areas of damage are small. The neurologist described them as small areas of stroke. No one seemed surprised by this. They were happy to see that there is no swelling and no large areas of damage. None of the areas of damage are located where there would be loss of certain motor or muscle functions, loss of sight or loss of hearing. This is good news. This is great news. The doctors do say that they still can’t give predictions about how long it will be before he is more fully awake or what limitations may be ongoing for Truman. The neurologist explained it this way: the lack of oxygen caused a type of damage to all the nerves in the brain that is not detectable on MRI but for sure happened. This is not necessarily permanent damage but a type that will take some time to heal – weeks and possibly months. I will wrap this up quickly and report that they are already talking about removing the breathing tube tomorrow and physical therapy is already starting to work with him! This is a BIG praise. Please pray now for Truman’s safety while the place a PICC line. It is happening in the next hour. It is a catheter that goes in the vein of his arm and goes up to but not into the heart. Please pray that this goes well. Thank you.

20 comments:

Jen said...

Still reading. Rejoicing with you...and praying... Blessings ~ jen

Stacy said...

Such good news! We are still storming Heaven's gates for your sweet Truman! God has mighty plans for him!!!

Jennifer Williams said...

I am praying so hard for everyone involved in this situation - you don't know me and probably never will but I have a little boy close to your Truman's age and with a smile just as big and beautiful and I'm praying you will see that smile soon, with love, Jenni x

erins said...

I wish him all the best.

Stephanie said...

Praise Him! We serve an AWESOME God! We will pray without ceasing.

Janelle said...

Praise the Lord! I have been thinking and praying for him and your family since I first read the story!

Victorianlady8 said...

Praying and Sharing, and REJOICING with this Good news! Now it is to wait and to trust! Trusting with you Dear Sister!

Hillary said...

Praise the Lord!! I have been praying non-stop for your precious Truman!
Hillary (a friend of Gabrielle)

Hillary said...

Praise the LORD!! I have been praying non-stop for your precious Truman. Thanks for all the updates. I will continue to pray without ceasing on the behalf of your beautiful family. Blessings,
Hillary (a friend of Gabrielle)

Niamh said...

How powerful your God must be to be able to bring your boy back from the dead.

How loving your God must be to be willing to exert his power to restore life to your son.

How awesome your God must be that even the forces of life and death must obey Him.

I've been praying for your baby and your family. I am so happy for you all. I'll continue to pray for you all.

Candy said...

That is FANTASTIC NEWS!!! Praise God. Keep on fightin, little Truman.

CarolynthePregnant said...

That is fantastic news! Keep fighting, Truman!!

Debbie Fitts said...

Wonderful news! I have been praying for your sweet little boy and your family.

The Kings said...

So thankful to read this update. Please know that we are are praying for Truman and your family here in MN.

Lori King

Renata said...

Hi Laura
Just wanted to let you know that I saw a prayer request on another ladies' blog & have been praying for your son & also yourselves.
God knows where you are right now & be assured He hears every prayer.
God bless you
Renata

Shannon Ryan said...

So glad to hear that update. I hope Truman continues to grow stronger and more alert every day.

Treasures Evermore said...

Praying!!!!!!

Joy said...

Thank you so much for all the updates. We are still praying for Truman! Praising the Lord for the healing that is going on in his body, and praying for full recovery.

♥Joy

Diabra said...

Praise God! So glad that it is looking so good. Praying for continued protection and complete healing. Thankyou for the updates.

wanz said...

Cameron and Laura, You do not know me but I have been ket updated on oyur situation. As a sister in Christ, please know that I have many people praying as well as myself for you and your precious son Truman. I hope and pray he make a complete and full recovery. God bless you and your family during this time. We are all pulling for your little boy!!! God bless. Johanna Latson-Ramsey