Sunday, December 8

Hello friends! It’s been quite a while since our last update; my apologies! Let me see where we left off… The last two weeks in India were productive as usual. Tyson continued to work hard during his PT and OT sessions and received a whole lot of stem cells. Dr. Shroff explained to us that […]

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Tuesday, October 8

Hi everyone! This past weekend, Tyson had his second epidural catheter procedure. This time, the catheter stayed in for 2 days. He had an incredible amount of stem cells administered through the catheter and as a result was exhausted and in bed for much of the weekend. So by Monday morning, he felt very well […]

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Wednesday, October 2

Happy October, everyone! It’s Wednesday evening here in India and we’ve had the day off in celebration of Ghandi Day! Tyson and I have had quite a relaxing day together watching t.v. and just enjoying each other’s company. Tyson had his second procedure yesterday which was a shot in the base of his spine. Typically […]

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Wednesday, September 18

We arrived safely last night (Tuesday) around 7:30 pm. We made it through customs without incident πŸ˜„…the inspector reminded us that this was our third and final visit allowed on this visa (I will get to work on renewing them in the coming weeks). We then collected our luggage and headed outside where we met […]

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Saturday, September 14

Hi everyone! It’s been a little over a month since our last update. Everything has been going quite well! Tyson was at Burke Rehab for 2 1/2 weeks and did very well there. Cal and I visited him every day and sometimes twice on Saturdays and Sundays. What Tyson noticed the most while he was […]

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Monday, August 12

Good morning, all! We are very happy to report that we’ve just arrived at Burke Rehab hospital in White Plains and Tyson is all checked in and settled in his (private!) room. We were greeted by some friendly faces who remember Tyson from his stay here last summer. We are going to meet with the […]

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Thursday, August 8

We’ve landed safely in Newark and are on our way home to CT. It’s 5:45 am and I suspect we will be home in an hour or so. We are excited to see Calvin and the girls, Katherine and Vanessa! After we visit for a while and once Calvin wakes up, I’ll take him to […]

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Monday, August 5

This past week has been really wonderful. We get into such a routine, which is very nice. He does his PT and OT in the morning, gets his stem cells, then lunch, more PT and more stem cells and then we just relax and watch movies until the evening when we try to do FaceTime […]

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Friday, July 26

Now here are some more current videos from this trip. The first one is significant because while he isn’t really moving as much as before, he is getting adjusted to his new braces. The fact that he can stand rather comfortably for a few minutes is key–his joints are stronger. There is a bit of […]

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Thursday, July 25

Hi everyone! So this next video is from late February/early March. Go Tyson!! And this one is from mid-March!! Such amazing improvement! And here he is kicking a ball! I don’t know if I mentioned in an earlier post, but when we arrived in February, he was barely able to move his leg. When asked […]

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