Matthew is the youngest of our three boys. He has been diagnosed with Mitochondrial Disorder Complex I and III, Chronic Intestinal Pseudo Obstruction, FTT and Glucose Intolerance. He has been through countless tests and procedures in the past 8 years . We do not know what the future holds for him, but we are going to do our best to cherish every day with him. Stay strong little man.

Saturday, November 8, 2008

We had Matthew's 4th Birthday party today with friends and family. He was in a very crabby mood this morning but was super for the entire afternoon. He enjoyed his cake and ice cream and loved opening his presents. He did get what he asked for for his birthday: cereal, jelly beans, lollipops, slippers and pajamas. He also got a lot of other nice gifts that he also loved. By the time the party was over, his belly was quite distended. We hooked him up to his Farrell bag and it seemed to help.

Matthew with his cake!

Matthew with his presents and his pink kitty card from his cousin Amanda.

Matthew trying to break the pinata in the garage.

Matthew's tummy a few hours after eating his birthday cake.

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