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Skyler stood up!

Big excitement today... Skyler stood up for the first time since before his surgery! He did very well. He was pretty nervous but once he was up, he stood up tall and smiled! He has never been able to stand on his own, but we need to try and get him to weightbear on his legs to keep muscles working right.

The folks in these pictures are Skylers long-time Physical Therapist Mindy holding him from behind, her student Stacey (who Skyler thinks is way cute), the ever present therapy dog Hootie, and me!

He had his Upper GI. It went well. He didn't aspirate or have any reflux during the test. The doctor said his stomach handled and moved the food well. He did aspirate a little on the swallow study so we are thickening his juice and he seems to be doing well with it. He still coughs but I think it is better. The doctors still do a lot of "hmmm" and don't have many answers for us in regards to his coughing. Maybe they will have more answers/direction for us when we get the full…