Stella had her Spica cast removed! We always knew it would be removed- I mean it had to come off at some point but at times it felt as if the life we were living with the cast was our eternity. 2 months is a loooong long stretch in a once in a lifetime infancy period. … Continue reading A Post About A Photo
Along with other negative feelings like fear, helplessness, and uncertainty; the feeling that Stella and I are both missing out has not left me since our first treatment approach in the Pavlik harness. Though back then, we were missing out on small things like cute outfits and "perfect" photo shoots. In the Rhino brace, we graduated … Continue reading DDH- Missing Out
I know many have been waiting on the edge of their seats to hear what happened next when Stella woke up from her surgery. Not sure if it's against blogging customs but I'll go ahead and tell you why the wait. I had nothing good to say. Up until just a few days ago, there … Continue reading The Good News
Ok ok, I’ve got to come clean. I didn’t just start this blog to talk about handling home life as a mother. My daughter has hip dysplasia and I need to vent. I’ve heard many people say, “I thought only dogs could get hip dysplasia.” And while I’m infuriated by the fact that someone just … Continue reading Developmental Dysplasia of the Hips- DDH for short.