AMC Awareness Day

Today is AMC Awareness Day. It’s a curious thing, having a child with a condition that has a day that is dedicated to its awareness. What’s even more curious, is your child having a condition that is rare enough that the day dedicated to its awareness was only declared 12 years ago, and currently lacks national recognition. …

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Learning to be a special needs dad

I admit openly that before HG, I never considered the possibility that I’d ever be a special needs dad. I’m not sure if that came from selfishness, naivety, or a combination of the two. Fact is, it never crossed my mind. It was never a “what if?” scenario. It’s fair to say I was painfully unprepared for this role and in ways still be underplaying …

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The Seeds of Doubt

It has been five weeks since we were last at Greenville Shriners Hospital. Five long weeks. To most, having five weeks off from having doctor’s appointments would sound great. Especially when you consider how many appointments and visits we’ve made in the past 3 months. Initially, five weeks ago, we thought so anyway. Having a …

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The Ability Walk

See the Ability, Not the Disability Our local hospital, Rockcastle Regional, held a new event today. One I’m hoping can grow and become a yearly event; The Ability Walk. We had a great (but very hot) time. This was one of the first times we’ve been out locally in public with HG. I’m happy we …

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World Clubfoot Day

Today is World Clubfoot Day which takes place on the birthday of Dr. Ignacio Ponseti, pioneer of the Ponseti method for clubfoot. As previously documented, HG began the Ponseti method when he was 2 weeks old. He went through a series of gentle manipulations of the foot/ankle and weekly serial casting. After four casts Dr. …

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