Sunday, January 31, 2010

Max Irvine - A Keto Kid

Fox News ran a story today about Max Irvine. Kristine and Troy are Max's parents and they did a great job in the interview today. Check out their interview.

Way to go Kristine & Troy! Thank you for spreading the news about the Ketogenic Diet. It's great to see people that have made this work! My Mother-In-Law saw the clip and emailed me. I had been looking forward to seeing it since Kristine, Max's Mom, a fellow Yahoo Keto Group member, mentioned it was going to take place. Things like this have such an influence. It helps all of us by teaching everyone and anyone about Ketogenics. It educates people all around us to the difficulties we face in dealing with epilepsy. Most importantly it demonstrates the reality of Ketogenics as a viable solution for epilepsy.

Kristine - You are darling! Your glasses are awesome! Your smile fantastic. You came across very honest and well spoken. Troy was also well spoken and hilarious too! The camera kept zooming in on Max trying to pinch his Dad's nose. Troy kept a straight face while managing to contain Max. So funny!

What a joy it was to watch Max being silly and then pulling the cutest grumpy face. I hope other parents of epileptic kids felt the same way I did as they watched this clip. I remember days sitting, watching and trying to play with my child in his drugged up seizure days. It would have made my year to have Noah reach up and pinch my nose like Max did with his Daddy today. My guess is that Max's parents cherish every sweet interaction because, like our son, there were years in which we never thought that might ever be possible.

The portion of the interview that cracked me up the most was.............when the reporter closes by saying how Max did a great job and how rough it is on a 4 yr old to sit through an interview. Then the reporter says - "GO GET THAT KID A TREAT!"
Dang! That was hilarious! I started laughing out loud! An entire interview on Ketogenics, and the reporter, trying to be super nice, suggests getting Max a treat. So funny! Keto Kids and treats are really words that don't go hand in hand. But, good on the reporter for trying and for doing the story. It was great!



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