Next week, my little Bronxie will be 21 months old.
The last time he saw his pediatrician, at 18 months, he weighed a teeny-tiny 17 pounds, 8 ounces.
Astonishingly, at his appointment yesterday we discovered that now he is actually losing weight.
The big guy shed a few ounces and is now just over the 17 pound mark.
Most one year-olds are bigger than that.
There still has been no diagnosis. No reason for why he is so small.
The doctors seem just as puzzled as we are.
We have a whole month to go before we finally get to meet with the pediatric urologist. The one who is so high in demand that we had to schedule our appointment 6 months in advance.
I’m hoping that maybe he’ll have some answers.
Because he has had two abnormal urinalysis results, my gut feeling is that his slow growth is somehow related.
I think it might be his kidneys.
I hope that I’m wrong. I hope that it is nothing.
All we can do is wait and see.