Archive for March 2012

The Dr.'s: Veptr Surgery explored,Why not prevention?

I was sitting at my computer working this morning when I received a voicemail from my father in law. “Catie, this is dad.  That show the Dr’s is showing that scoliosis surgery if you want to watch. ” Since William’s diagnosis our family has been very pro-active about sharing information.  We have developed excellent filters for... Read more »

Old Eggs: There goes that theory...

Old Eggs: There goes that theory...
If you have been following us for a while the you know I have a wild imagination.  With the diagnosis “Idiopathic Infantile Scoliosis” comes the need to find out the Idiopathic part of their world. I don’t like the no answer, answer to why my son has Scoliosis.  I have researched family history looking for a... Read more »

Straight Up: A Birthday wish granted!

Straight Up: A Birthday wish granted!
For so many of our children, more birthdays have been spent in cast than out.  Their tiny spines, tethered at an early age, just as you would tether a sampling to allow it time to grow straight and tall.  Starting early is their chance for a life free from their protective coverings.  A chance, not... Read more »
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Kony 2012: No longer invisible

Kony 2012: No longer invisible
I have yet to find a child in danger that I do not have a longing to protect.  Maybe it is the mother in me that has spawned this need or maybe it was the mother I had that nurtured this need.  My blog was born out of a need to save families the twisted... Read more »

Mind over Matter

Mind over Matter
My favorite scheduler from my favorite hospital called this week for our next date.  Lucky #12 will come April 16, 2012.  We were already prepared for this date.  It was one of the few times we have actually needed a specific date.  Big Brother will see the Shriner’s Hospital Neurologist on April 17th.  We are... Read more »