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Where Everybody Knows Your Name

It has been a roller coaster ride since we arrived to Baltimore. Christopher could barely lay down for x-rays so I knew we were in some serious trouble. I knew this a couple of weeks ago too but thought I … Continue reading

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One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

One Foot In Front of the Other We have had a setback in the recovery process. Christopher has a hairline fracture near his growth plates in his left foot. It’s the same side as the head splitting osteotomy. We thought … Continue reading

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Not Going Down Without a Fight

Go Bulldogs (10/01) Well, it’s official. Christopher is now in Jr. High School. I was so worried he would struggle to walk around the 6th grade hall. He is in some pain but he never once complains. He is enjoying … Continue reading

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Pain is Weakness Leaving the Body

Two Steps Back This week started out great.  Christopher was finally off the painkillers and having minimal pain.  Everyday he improved in standing, not walking on his tip toes and his limp was getting better.  The difference this time is … Continue reading

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