Not the best of days for Jason, as his HO (I think) is starting bother him again. We will be talking with the doctor tomorrow and see if there is something that we can do to make him more comfortable while we wait for his custom seat. The wounds themselves are looking better all the time, and we went in to see the nurse practitioner, and she felt that everything was coming along well. The funny part is that now when we go in I effectively do all the work with the wound care, because I know how to touch, as well as where to touch safely. The medical staff is sometimes less than caring, and I guess I really can't blame them too much. Most of the corpsmen joined with the idea that they would be out in the field "in the action" and when they get placed in a medical office or hospital they get bored. Over the course of these past 10 months I have had the opportunity to work with some who have been absolutely outstanding and others I hope we never see again. Fortunately, the latter is a MUCH smaller list.
We've gotten to know one of the chaplains these past few days, and he has been a great help with getting some things done. Funny part is that he is actually a patient here as well (neck injury). Like today, Jason and I had to go to the nurse practitioner, and we had the girls with us. Mike was also there, and he said he would be happy to watch the girls while Jason and I were in the procedure room. The girls already know him so it was a great fit. Jason and I will probably end up making a visit to his church, as soon as Jason is up for that type setting. I'd like to get back to going regularly again, as it has been too long since our last visit.
I'm hoping that tomorrow will be a much better day for Jason, and I think it will be, though if it is not we'll simply take it as another step in the journey. Thank you all for all your support and prayers, it continues to amaze me how strong you all have been for Jason and all of his family.