Tag Archives: Regrowth

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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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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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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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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