We found out yesterday that we will have around the clock nursing care when we go home. What a blessing! It will be great to be home, to be a family - together again. And it will be great to have professional help at Garren's side 24/7.
Nancy got to see Garren smile this evening. So awesome. We both have seen Garren begin moving his right foot. Remember, his right side is the weaker side, and it is great to begin to see some movement there. We see him getting stronger every day. His cough continues to strengthen bit by bit. A big change for Garren - he can turn his head side to side, at will. He can't hold it up on his own. But he can turn completely from left to right, and back again. He can look around the room, look to see who is coming in the door, look at whoever is talking. Very cool.
Garren is more and more aware of his surroundings every day. He knows he's in the hospital. He knows why. But he doesn't remember anything about the headache at school that day. We're not sure at this point what his last memory is. Time will tell.
We continue to pray for Garren's strength to return. He is working hard. He is so determined.