Tuesday, December 10, 2013

It has been awhile, but we are still blessed!

I cannot believe I never updated Jacob's last appointment!  Well, he was still in remission and all was really good. No labs were drawn. The only thing the doctor mentioned was that he needed to watch his weight.

Today's visit went just as well, if not even better!  According to the doctor, "All labs look great!"  We are so blessed!  When we were at the appointment, his blood pressure was normal, the urine looked almost as good as one without kidney disease.  He did gain some more weight though.  Some of it may be due to the heavier clothes, but most of it is because the kid just is not active enough.  He is not a typical teenage boy.  He does NOT eat me out of house and home. He really does not eat much junk food. He does not have a sweet tooth.  He just does not move.  He plays video games.  The doctor and I devised a plan where he will be paid to be active.  For so many hours of activity, he can get a new game.  All the details have not been worked out but in theory, it sounds like a great idea.  Jacob even thought it was a good idea.  Now he is not horribly huge, he just has a little extra weight and the doctor really wants him to maintain an ideal weight, for his kidney's sake.

Considering this is the only issue the doctor had, we are very happy!