Today marks five weeks from the day that Seth was injured, four weeks since we arrived in D.C. to be with him, and surgery number nine, where he is as I write.
Yesterday was overall a good day. The highlight was Seth getting up in his wheelchair. He handled it like a pro, even in reverse. It is electric and controlled by a joystick, so I told him all those video games are finally paying off. Because of his butt wound, he only lasted an hour, but he was able to do some physical therapy including lifting some weights, and he got outside the building for the first time.
Yesterday's bad news was that Ethan left. We really enjoyed having him here. Seth is also still struggling to eat sufficiently. It has become a real chore.
Seth's surgery today should be another short one--just cleaning, closing, exchanging wound VACS and removing sutures. More skin grafts will probably begin next week.
Finally, Seth's buddy Bryan Dilberian made it on the local news yesterday. Check it out here!