Monday, August 31, 2009

Update on Corey

Well, we made it to Seattle... I have to say the Dr. looked at us like we were crazy driving all that way. They did another EEG with sleep deprivation... only could have 4 hours of sleep... (He is still on a small dose of Klonopin) anyways the EEG came back with nothing on it. The Dr. felt it was probably a mixture of the Klonopin and the Lamictal but he felt that Corey shouldn't have had a seizure after being on the Lamictal 300mg for 5 days so he upped the dose to 400mg... he is to stay at 400mg + the small dose of Klonopin for 2 weeks. Then he is to drop the Klonopin and see if the Lamictal will keep the seizures away. If it doesn't then we will switch to a different medication... and so it goes... I am happy that he didn't have a seizure on Thursday though... :-)
Almost done stitching on Angela's wall hanging... just a little bit to go...
Oh and I got 3 gallons of blackberry juice! (I always take my juicer... and then make jelly/syrup later) and then when I got home my girlfriend came over and we made 9 batches of wild plum jam!

5 comments:

  1. Keeping my fingers crossed the new combination of meds works!

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  2. Glad you have a plan of attack. I have been checking in each day even though I am a follower. Wanted to make sure I didnt miss anything! Cannot wait to see what you are making me by the way! I am greedy like that.

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  3. I'm so glad you are home safe and sound. Hope the meds continue to work for your son. Blackberry juice and wild plum jam....life is good!! Hugs

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  4. I'm glad you're back and that you have a new plan. I hope it is the answer for Corey. Hang in there!

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