Anyone who wants to send some encouragement to Caleb

Caleb's NEW Address:
132 Hillside Dr
Norfolk, NE 68701

Elkhorn Valley Bank
Caleb R. Baber Medical Fund
800 West Benjamin Avenue
P.O. Box 1007
Norfolk, NE 68702-1007
Phone: 402-371-0722

Recovery in full swing

Recovery in full swing

Monday, April 27, 2009


Caleb stopped in to say Hi before going to Lincoln to see the prosthetic people & as he walked down the hall to my office, I couldn't tell that he was walking on prosthetics!!! He walking was so smooth. I guess I am impressed because he hasn't had both of them for very long. He said he actually had to tell someone he had met over the weekend that he did not have feet. It's hard to put into words how this makes me feel! I thank you all so much for your prayers. Caleb's road keeps getting a little shorter! :) Love, Tami

Thursday, April 23, 2009


Caleb & I went to the neurosurgeon yesterday. He's ordered an MRI to see if he can find both ends of the nerves that are not working. If he can find them, the next consideration is whether or not he can operate on the muscle flap without damaging it. It needs to keep it's blood supply, etc. Then the last consideration will be, where to get the nerves. They normally get them from the lower leg.........
He will start with the MRI results & let us know if we can proceed from there. If we can, the first part of June he is going to talk to one of the top specialists in the country and ask for advice on how to proceed and then he will let us know from there.
Please pray that God will have His perfect will in this situation & be glorified! Thanks!!!

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Caleb is walking!! :)

I just got a phone call from Caleb. He went to get his left leg today & he is walking around with no crutches, no cane, just his own 2 feet!! It has taken so long to get to this point....I just had to share!! Thanks!!!

A New Phase in the Journey

Caleb has an appointment in Lincoln today to get his left leg!!! Who Hoo!!! He will stay in Lincoln tonight & walk with his leg & then tomorrow he has an appointment with the burn Dr to check & see how well the skin graft holds up. Please pray for the skin graft to hold up well & that Caleb will enjoy his newly found freedom!! He is very ready to be able to walk with 2 legs & is making plans to try to snowboard here in the next few weeks! I think he's biting off a little too much, but I've never been able to slow that kid down before, so I don't expect that it's changed that much!! Thank You for your continued support & prayers!! We are so Blessed to have so many praying for him!!! Love, Tami

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Quick Update

I just wanted to give a quick little update. On Thursday the 16th, Caleb is suppose to go to Lincoln & get fitted for his left leg. We are hoping next week he will have it. It'd be nice to have it for his birthday on the 22nd! He also has an appointment with the neurosurgeon on the 22nd. He's getting around quite well, and busy making plans for his summer.

I will never be able to Thank You enough for all your prayers throughout Caleb's Road to Recovery. I know we are not there yet and I think I will periodically post as things progress. We love you all so much! Thanks!! Love, Tami
my blog is: so that's where I will blog from now on, and don't expect it to be twitter or some other instantaneous where's caleb machine. thank you all for all your support through this entire experience.