Posts tagged "kyphosis"

The Real Superhero Project

The Real Superhero Project
I posted on my facebook page that I was running low on patience and physically and emotionally exhausted.  So many comments and yet I am sure many were linking it to my constant pace of work.  My exhaustion has little to do with my daily routine.  It is emotional pain at the journey two of... Read more »

Casting for Congenital Scoliosis: Meet Giana!

Casting for Congenital Scoliosis: Meet Giana!
When Giana was a baby, she was very weak in her stomach and her neck.  She was diagnosed with torticollis and received therapy for a few months and then was discharged because she seemed to be better.   At that time they also suggested us getting her heart checked out because of her barrel chest and... Read more »

The Firm...a.k.a Lucky Cast Club

The Firm...a.k.a Lucky Cast Club
I want to start this post by saying MASSIMO fought Infantile Scoliosis and set it STRAIGHT!  I love this kind of news!  0 in cast, 0 out of cast.  It was a long process with ups and downs but he is Super Massi and reached the path to a new journey.  He and his super... Read more »
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We're alright, Shriner's Hospital for Children, Chicago!

We're alright, Shriner's Hospital for Children, Chicago!
As I sit at my computer to write of the weekend that ended today with a new cast, exhaustion is the first thing that comes to mind.  I am tired.  That is not to say the weekend wasn’t truly wonderful, it was just tiring.  With any good exhaustion comes limited thought process.  I’m all, I’m... Read more »

I need a Date

It seems my life revolves around a date.  Not the cool get ready and shave your legs kind of date, but an actual calendar date.  I am talking one day every 12 weeks of scheduled surgery time at Chicago Shriner’s Hospital.  Now these people are all rockstars.  They have been members of our family for... Read more »

Is the cast still Lucky?

By name alone, The Lucky Cast Club, may be deceiving.  It may elude to the conclusion that all stories have happy endings with families moving on to a brace and then eventually families are free of everything.  The miracle cure.  I have been around the block a couple times and have friends who know for... Read more »
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Thanks and Giving: Too blessed to be stressed

Thanks and Giving: Too blessed to be stressed
The saying I am too blessed to be stressed always seemed one of those foreign thought processes to me.  YES I am blessed.  I am blessed with a husband who loves me, children to fill my home with noise, a solid foundation to fall back on, a family who loves me.  Ahhh but there was... Read more »

Mehta Casting Wins again!

I love good news days.  Anytime I can spread the joy of one family is a good day.  Two brave casters entered Chicago Shriner’s Hospital for Children for what would seem to be another day in the OR.  The Lucky Cast Club families rallyed around the troops and sent our messages of support and prayer. Like... Read more »

We are THE LUCKY CAST CLUB!

A HUGE Thank you to Chrissy Miller and Chicago based Little Windows with Love!  You captured the spirit and essence of our group.  What started with a dream has grown to a movement.  The names and faces of these children are forever in my heart and soul.  I am blessed to be a part of... Read more »
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99%... I want to share the voice of the other 99%

99%... I want to share the voice of the other 99%
Suck it, Scoliosis has been in circulation a little over a month.  In that time we have reached 1600 viewers from around the US as well as many other countries.  Our platform: To raise awareness for Scoliosis and provide support/perspective to the thousands of families who live this condition on a daily basis.  I am... Read more »