We. Like. Bananas. B-A-N-A-N-A-S!

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It has been awhile since we updated on Rudy’s progress in oral feeds….in part because there hasn’t been much progress.  Rudy’s interest in food ebbs and flows so when he’s interested, we jump on it and when he isn’t, we let it go.  The tomato basil soup at Kyle’s Kitchen is still a big favorite and his go-to request at home is ranch dressing.  The “eating” that he does is limited to smooth textures that he can lick off a spoon or carrot stick.

Well, Rudy’s interest in food is flowing this week and while he was licking his ranch dressing at dinner last night, he requested banana.  Banana?  Rolf popped up right away and grabbed a banana and spoon from the kitchen and I got a spoonful of banana up to Rudy’s mouth before he could change his mind.  A couple of bites in and Olivia got some video footage!!!!…

This is significant because this is the first chunky texture he’s been able to swallow!!!!  Yay!  Baby steps may be small but they’re steps in the right direction…Go, Rudy, Go!

 

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6 Responses to “We. Like. Bananas. B-A-N-A-N-A-S!”

  1. Oma Says:

    Go Rudy. Bananas are gooood

  2. Grace and Marlin Says:

    I love bananas, I know that mangos are sweet, I love papayas, but nothin’ can beat….that sweet sweet sweet sweet boy! Go Rudy!

  3. Grace and Marlin Says:

    BTW…I still love Jesus most of all. (Hope I just wasn’t blasphemous!)

  4. cici Says:

    Good job Rudy. Bananas are so good for you you little monkey. 🙂

  5. Kris Pilkington Says:

    This is so exciting! One step at a time Rudy! No doubt the cheer squad is a factor, as with all Rudy’s accomplishments. Eating is surely a Family Affair 🙂

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