Monday, January 9, 2012

Winter swim break

Once a week, we take the needle out of Keegan's port to put a new one in.  While he is "accessed" all week, he can't get the dressing on top of the needle wet.  We have to cover it with plastic wrap and oodles of tape just for a small bath each night.  Between his multiple ports and PICC lines and spending most of the summer inpatient, he only got to swim once in 2011.  

One night in the tub, Keegan started asking Gray if he could swim.  Not sure why or where it came from, but he kept asking and asking.  Gray's grandmother lives in a senior living community here in Dallas that has a wonderful, clean, indoor, heated pool.  She was able to reserve a block of time in the pool this past weekend for the kids to take an unexpected winter swim break while Keegan's port was deaccessed on Saturday.  Needless to say, it was a welcome surprise, and both Audrey and Keegan had a great time.  Thank you, Granny!











4 comments:

Susy said...

Everyone looks like they so much fun! A much needed break for all, I'm sure!

Ben and Abby said...

How WONDERFUL. I love it! Can we come next time? :) Lol!

The McPhersons said...

Oh looks like lots of fun had by all! Love it! Im so glad Keegan was able to get out and have some splish splash fun! xoxoxo

Jennifer said...

So great to see Keegan's big smile!!!! And Audrey looks like she's having a ball as well!!! Thanks for sharing!