Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Day 1139 - Jul 13, 2011

What a day. I spent 5 hours on the phone - I received 48 phone calls alone this afternoon. This is what most days are like. I added it up last week from just my cell phone minutes and I am on the phone an average of 3 hours per day. Some days it's only 1 and some days it's like 8. And some phone calls are with folks you like talking to, and some are not. Sadly, I have to admit - most are not.

So anyway, Kevin had his appointments with the docs and therapists today. We sure love these folks! Kevin just has so much fun with everyone at the office.

While there each time, he gets these 3D photos taken and Kev pulled out his cell phone and snapped a pic of the screen. These pics are so cool:

And Kevin showed amazing business acumen tonight. We went to a Chinese place that is literally right behind the family house for dinner (and they remembered us from last time!). While we were eating Kevin couldn't believe that no one else was in the restaurant (although to be fair it was close to 9pm). He was so upset that he went outside and took a photo of the place and then asked me to post it on the blog so that we could advertise for them. ALL OF THIS WAS HIS IDEA!!! So, here is the pic Kevin took with his phone. If anyone's ever in Oakland - stop in. This place is on Semple St., just off of Forbes Ave.

Kevin isn't usually all that sympathetic to other people's needs so it amazed me that he thought about this. Good job, Kevin!


Anonymous said...

I'm glad Kevin has so much fun with everyone at the office for his therapy and doctors. It sure makes a difference on how things go if he is happy. That is so good to read! :) That's cute about taking a picture to advertise the restaurant! Good for him! :)
Sorry you have to be on the phone for such long periods of time. I understand completely as I don't like to be on the phone much, let alone for up to 8 hrs a day!
Take care and have a great day!
Kathy in IA

GrannieEv said...

Those 3D are amazing. He's come so far, taking pix w/his camera is one. Take care.

Anonymous said...

how many & which days are you in the Pgh. area ? maybe we can do something special with you & Kevin ?? T. D.

Long-time RN said...

Those 3D photos are incredible. Wonderful to read the visit to the office was positive.

Way to go on the marketing approach, Kevin!!

That's a heck of a lot of phone time. Do you use a headset, or are you holdig the phone for all these calls?