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Making Progress

Well Sporty had her 4 month post-op appointment last week, complete with x-rays and I’m thrilled to report that we are making serious progress. Her growth plates are still open and her left foot has gone from 89.7 degrees to … Continue reading

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Getting There…

Well we’re getting there. The surgical wraps came off Monday and it’s hard to see how big the incision is under the surgi-strips but for the most part Sporty is feeling good. She’s back at school and pain is manageable. … Continue reading

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4th In the Books

Well I’m exhausted and hangry after 5+ hours at the hospital but I want to document this before my exhaustion erases the day. Sporty is in and out of her guided growth surgery and while she’s a little loopy, she’s … Continue reading

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Go Time

Well it all came together rather quickly but tomorrow is go time for Sporty. She’s scheduled for her guide growth procedure tomorrow. Today after her Covid test we were driving home and she said “I’m actually excited about my surgery … Continue reading

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Two Thumbs Up

Yesterday we made our way up to Dr Fluffy Unicorn for a check-up since Sporty’s foot pain and return to her AFO.  Getting up there was no easy task, traffic was horrendous, think long weekend and traveling along the path … Continue reading

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Choices

I’m trying to teach Sporty to listen to her body. To know her limits. When we found out about her clubfeet we vowed to never let it be an excuse for her so it never has been. But with surgery … Continue reading

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With Pain Comes Compassion

There are many things I can say about Young Jedi.  He’s a tough kid, like a really tough kid.  I lose sleep over him.  I cry myself to sleep on his really bad days over him.  He’s explosive, he’s temperamental, … Continue reading

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Play Ball

We had quite the busy week last week.  It started with Young Jedi having tee ball practice on Monday, followed by Sporty’s soccer clinic on Tuesday, Sporty’s first softball game on Wednesday and then softball practice for Sporty on Thursday. … Continue reading

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Memory Monday

I came across this gem on my Timehop this morning.  Crazy to think that Sporty’s first surgery was 8 years ago (and look how small she is, I’m guesing she’s still around 6lbs here!).  It’s funny how I remember so … Continue reading

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