Tag Archives: Post-Op

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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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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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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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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You Can’t Keep a Good Man Down

Baltimore News We received a very good report from Dr. Standard. He said everything was healing nicely and that Christopher could begin to put weight on the left hip. He can put 20 lbs on this week, and add 20 … Continue reading

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The Time is Now

Eighty-one days is how long it has been since Christopher stood on his own two feet.  It has been one hundred and forty-eight days since he has needed a mobility device to move around and it’s been four months since … Continue reading

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