Tag Archives: Legg-Calve Perthes Disease

Shaping Up

Escape of the Fixator We arrived for surgery at 9:30am but he didn’t actually go back until a little before 3:00pm. The surgery was five and a half hours total. Dr. Paley removed all 7 screws and the zip tight, then … Continue reading

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Our God is an Awesome God!!!

West Palm Beach We had a uneventful flight to West Palm Beach and Christopher’s pain level was low for the first time in WEEKS! If you don’t believe in the power of prayer, then you should.  Our son has endured … Continue reading

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A True Reflection

I look at the little boy in the banner of this blog and remember clearly how this all began. I would have never in a million years thought we would be in a long battle against Perthes. In the beginning … 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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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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