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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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Our Second Home

Baltimore Bound Christopher and I will leave next week for Baltimore for the follow-up appointment for the head splitting osteotomy and the fake ligament as well as the Save-A-Limb ride. I would like to say that seven weeks post-op that … Continue reading

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Half Way There

Reality Bites Two wheelchairs, three walkers, two sets of crutches, three Scottish Rite braces, one abduction brace, five abduction pillows and two wheelchair ramps – that’s what you accumulate after six years of living with Legg-Calve Perthes. We have enough … Continue reading

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Expect the Unexpected

Time to Leave Christopher was discharged on Friday from Sinai Hospital even though he is running a fever. I’m told this is normal but time will tell. A lot of things had to happen before we could leave the hospital … Continue reading

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Fight, Fight, Fight

Sometimes no matter how hard you fight, you can still lose the battle but we refuse to lose the Perthes war.  We were starting to feel we had won but Perthes has reared it’s ugly head again. It’s relentless on … Continue reading

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The Beginning of A New Life

“Today is the Day that the Lord hath made. Let us rejoice and be glad in it!” ~ Psalm 118:24 Christopher took his first steps without a mobility device last night. Tears of joy were streaming down my face. We … Continue reading

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