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Remember Where You Started

A Distant Memory Seven braces, six shoe lifts, five sets of crutches, four reclining wheelchairs (sizes XS, S, M, L) three walkers, two canes, and one wheelchair ramp – this represents six years of surgeries and dealing with Perthes for … Continue reading

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Grateful

The Big Surprise & Thank You I do not even know where to begin but I want to thank everyone that was involved with the big surprise for Christopher and our family.  I find it hard to come up with … 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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What’s a Crack-a-lack-in

Hip is Cracked On Friday, Physical Therapy (PT) was moving Christopher from the bed to the wheelchair in his left-hip brace, when we all heard a ‘pop’. He immediately began screaming and crying. PT said it was more than likely … Continue reading

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Taking Care of Business

I have learned so much on this journey. – Always follow your instincts. That’s just the good Lord leading the way. – Perthes is going to do what Perthes is going to do. – Wearing the Scottish Rite braces is … Continue reading

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Soaring High

A lot has happened in the past five months since my last posting.  I had to take a little break and take care of me for once.  Since then, Christopher has been on the honor roll three times, became a … Continue reading

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What Comes Up, Must Come Down

Great News We visited Dr. Standard on June 13th, 2011.  We received really good news.  Christopher’s left hip has bone regrowth!!!  It’s not pretty by any stretch of imagine but we have the white fluff.   He said the right … Continue reading

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