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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Tuesday, July 23

Hi everyone! I wanted to backtrack a little bit and show you all our progress. So, the following video is from our first trip to Nu-Tech, approximately February 17th. He had been up standing in his calipers the few days prior, but in this video you can see a slight change. This next one is […]

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Sunday, July 21

It’s Sunday evening and Tyson and I just came back from Green Park market. It’s about a 5 minute walk from the hospital. We only have to dodge traffic a couple of times ;). Like much of what we’ve seen so far in India, the market was not very handicap accessible. We were able to […]

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Friday, July 19

Hi friends- Here is a picture I took of Tyson’s most recent brain scan and below is the scan from April for comparison. At first glance, I was worried that the lack of whites, reds, and pinks was an indication of decline, but Dr. Shroff explained that it just means that at the time of […]

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Tuesday, July 16

** Hi all- internet has been touchy the past few days. Having difficulty uploading videos at the moment. I’ll figure that all out soon hopefully. Here is an update from earlier this week! It’s Tuesday and Tyson’s in his occupational therapy session. I sit outside the room on a bench and usually read since I […]

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Thursday, July 11

This morning, we are at Mahajan Imaging for Tyson’s brain spect scan. This is a test that basically shows which areas of the brain are active and which are not. In Lyme patients, the bacteria can cause a lack of oxygen in the brain and by doing this test, you can track the progression of […]

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