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A Hip and a Prayer

Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass. It’s about learning to dance in the rain. – Author Unknown To Walk or Not walk- that is the question I realized a long time ago that Christopher would not be … Continue reading

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Reflections

Looking Back – We have come full circle It’s hard to believe it’s been more than a year since the new journey began.  Sometimes this year went very slowly but for the most part it flew by. A lot can … Continue reading

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Another Chapter

School Days It’s that time again – the dog days of summer are over. I would love to say Christopher is completely healed and can walk on his own two feet but I cannot do so.  We have been going … Continue reading

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Grateful

The Big Surprise & Thank You I do not even know where to begin but I want to thank everyone that was involved with the big surprise for Christopher and our family.  I find it hard to come up with … Continue reading

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Repeat, Rinse and Start Over Again

Baltimore Bound Christopher and I will be making a trip to Baltimore tomorrow. It feels like deja-vu because he is having another anthrogram but almost one-year later. He hasn’t attended school since two weeks before Thanksgiving break. He made it … Continue reading

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Catching Fire

Laying Low It was a wild woman on fire week. Christopher was in immense pain over the weekend. I didn’t even ask if we needed x-rays, I just took him to Children’s Hospital and called Dr. Standard along the way.  … Continue reading

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Groundhog Day

Good Report Christopher and I went to Baltimore for his post-op appointment and Save-A-Limb.  His check-up was so-so. It was the first time we saw concern on Dr. Standard’s face. I’m hoping it was due to the sleep deprivation of … Continue reading

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