The Rockstar and the Diagnosis

10 Jul
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On the recommendation of my Post-NICU Support Group, Abby, Everett and I met with Dr. Lesher at CHKD in Chesapeake today to discuss the tightness in her left leg. Dr. Lesher is very down-to-earth and approachable; she introduces herself as...
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Physical Therapy for a Toddler

3 Jul
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When we found out about Abby’s intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH) — commonly known as a brain bleed — Everett and I both knew we were looking at the possibility of a lifetime of deficits. It was a dark few days. I...
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The Mother of Miracles

2 Jul
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One cold Sunday afternoon in February 2009, Jackson had just gotten up from his afternoon nap and I was changing his diaper. I noticed as I changed him from his Sunday clothes into playclothes that his side looked a little...
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