This EEG was much improved over number five. During a two-hour observation period, he had six seizures in the left hemisphere of his brain and none in the right. Although it was not the best possible news (seizure free), our neurologist was encouraged by his progress and the efficacy of the new medicine.
Our neurologist also had an explanation for his disinterest in eating: too much medicine. He was simply too dopey to eat. We have begun to wean him of phenobarbital, something we have been wanting to do for a long time. Henry should be phenobarb-free in about a week and a half. In the few days since we reduced his dose, he has regained much of his interest in eating and is becoming increasingly vocal. We have even seen a few pouts.
We decided to take a few pictures at Henry's EEG. First, they put wires all over his scalp. Each gauze patch on Henry's head has a single wire lead and a big glob of paste under it.
To hold everything in place, they wrap his head in a bandage. As you can see, he sleeps through the test.
Many people have complimented Henry on his eyelashes. They are long.