Author Archives: azimmerman5673

Like Riding A Bike

Or at least you think it would be. You would think that after all of those years in her brace or in an AFO I would be well prepared for a new DAFO. The orthotics company ordered us fancy $30 … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Suns Out Guns Out

Thought I’d share these videos just because the weather looks gorgeous and to remind myself when it heats up in the desert in a couple of months that next January it will be in the 70s and gorgeous. Sporty has … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

On Our Way

Well it took 5 weeks but insurance finally approved a custom DAFO for Sporty. My call telling them that they could approve it or approve surgery may have had something to do with it buuuut we’re finally making progress in … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Decade

This post comes a few days after your 10th birthday Sporty but I promise you it’s been on my mind for weeks before you hit your double digits. I’ve actually been dreading this milestone even more than I’m dreading my … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Battle of the Cages

The Saturday before Christmas, Sporty’s hitting coach invited her to come and participate in his annual “Battle of the Cages.” He breaks his hitters up into two teams with judges behind the cage rating each at bat as a single, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

It’s a Process

Apparently getting a custom DAFO is going to be a bit of a process. Thursday I made the trek to a new orthotics place that I thought was in South Scottsdale but as google maps took me off the freeway … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Road Warriors

We just returned from our first trip to see Dr Fluffy Unicorn since our move to Arizona. As we were sitting at the airport, I wondered if the trip was worth it. Did we really need to be going through … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Kindness

Today Young Jedi had a Thanksgiving performance. I had signed up to chaperone Sporty’s field trip back in August so I was going to miss it but luckily Poppa Bear is on shut down this week so he was able … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Sometimes I Wonder

Sometimes I wonder if I am totally screwing up as a mom. When the kids bark at me to get them something, when they snap an order at me. I don’t ever jump, rather I correct the behavior but it … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

A decade

It’s hard to believe it is a decade this month that we got Sporty’s Clubfoot diagnosis. It feels like yesterday that my head was a blur with things like “birth defect,” “worried,” “she’ll be able to walk but never compete … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment