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Two Feet on the Ground

All the Glory to God in the Highest Christopher’s total hip surgery was uneventful and Dr. Harrington was able to give him back all the limb length difference. We were told it would be close but it turned out better … Continue reading

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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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Breaking Out

The Paley Difference Christopher was quite the trooper being in the hospital bed for five days on an epidural with the CPM machine running 24/7.  He didn’t get out of bed for 5 1/2 days! That’s a tall order.  They … 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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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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