Saturday, December 27, 2008

Jacob is 10!

Happy 10th Birthday to Jacob today!! Jacob was born at 5:22 AM on December 27, 1998! He surprised us by coming almost 3 weeks early. It was a good thing, because he weighed 7pds
10 oz's.

Thursday, December 25, 2008


Merry Christmas to everyone! I can't believe Christmas has come and just about left already! We had a wonderful day today! The boys are enjoying all of their gifts! The are especially loving the Wii. I am amazed at the workout the kids are getting playing! I would highly recommend it for the kids out there with arthritis. I think Jacob is moving every joint in his body! It is great for keeping the kids mobile!
I hope everyone had a nice Christmas. God Bless!

Friday, December 19, 2008

Fun in the snow!

Saturday, December 6, 2008

ABC News: Juvenile Arthritis Teens Less Physically Active

I don't think this will ever affect Jacob, but I thought it was interesting!

ABC News: Juvenile Arthritis Teens Less Physically Active

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Thursday, December 4, 2008

Eye update

I am a day late on posting the good news!! Jacob had his appointment with Dr. Foster yesterday. His eyes remain clear! Dr. Foster said that Jacob is a success case. His eyes are free of cataracts and no glaucoma present (he was able to do the pressure test and the numbers were very low). The Humira, along with the methotrexate, are still doing the job! So we remain on the 8 week follow-up.

After the long day going to the appointment yesterday it was also shot day! Jacob was not happy about it last night. He has been doing well with the shots but last night he had other ideas! He fought me to just put the numbing cream on. And it took another hour to get him to sit and let me do the shot. He screamed for a half hour after the shot too. So last night both of us slept very well after the stressful day! I can't believe we still have 2 more years of these battles. Hopefully he can learn to do the shot himself before he turns my hair gray! It is no fun!