Friday, October 01, 2010

Morning Routine

I won't leave this up long, but wanted you to get an idea of what is going on right now. This (starting Sunday) begins for Olivia between 5 and 5:30 each night and lasts until about 8 am the next day. I hadn't noticed this time pattern until last night when I was documenting yesterday's goings ons (however you say that!). This video was done this morning when I first got Olivia out of bed at 7am. After helping her to breakfast, getting dressed, going to the bathroom, and carrying her to the car to leave for school at 7:30, she is then walking by 8am and goes to class with no real issues by 9. And tonight, my guess is it'll begin again. This pattern is making me second guess whether or not it IS seizure related. It seems to me that if it was, these episodes would be more sporadic and random. Please know that I taped this with her permission, and that my main goal in taping her is to show her doctors and to try to help figure out what is going on. We have to have answers soon! (and please disregard our horribly yuck box spring! The bed skrt is in the wash! :) )

video

5 comments:

Megan said...

I obviously don't live in your house- but I wondered the same thing when I was noticing a pattern from your fb posts. Hope you have some answers soon!

Katie said...

I was suspicious when you mentioned her not having them at the hospital while she was laying down. No suggestions or ideas here, just hope an answer comes soon to bring some relief.

annieglan said...

Man, it makes it so much more scary to see it. I'm sorry and hope you find answers. Praying!

Lisa said...

Megan, I know, it seems silly to me now that I didn't see a pattern, but since Sat it was breakfast time and Sunday it was lunch time then the Pattern began that night at dinner, it was hard to get a grip on. Plus being at the hospital all day Mon, doing "life" while trying to help Olivia and take care of the boys and write lesson plans and get back to work, it just hadn't hit me. I tried calling our nurse today, but she was out so I'll watch over the weekend and call Monday. I just don't think there's anything they'll do until our appt Thursday. :(

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