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Hemiplegia Versus Hemiparesis

Hemiplegia and hemiparesis are part of the same category but there are differences in the way that they affect the arm and leg as well as being the result from a stroke.  219 more words

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One-Handed In A Two-Handed World

As previously stated, I had an in-utero stroke and had a difficult delivery. The right side of my body is affected. When I was younger, my hand was bent down at the wrist and I walked with a slight limp with my foot turned outwards. 378 more words

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Snapshot of John’s Abilities

It’s been about 5 months since I’ve posted anything, which is way longer than I intended, but we’ve been extremely busy. We moved from PA to Brooklyn, John started a new career, we cleared out and sold our house, I’ve been helping take care of my sick dad and most recently, we packed up and moved to Columbus, OH for the Baby CHAMP clinical trial for baby John. 489 more words

Cerebral Palsy

Living in the Past

I try not to be a dweller. I like to live life looking forward, basking in positivity and finding the good in any situation. Anything that has happened occurred simply to mold me into the person I am today, so there’s no reason to have regrets and worries about the past. 178 more words

Cerebral Palsy

Another Walk in the Park

We struggle with motivation. I always get a little envious when I see other babies just sit and play with toys or get up and walk toward their favorite stuffed animal. 291 more words

Sol's Progress

One, Two, Three, Kick, Kick, Kick

Solly’s schedule is filled with endless therapies and doctors appointments, sometimes up to 4 appointments a day. Last week, I think we hit an all-time appointment record with 15 appointments in one week! 238 more words

Cerebral Palsy

Whatcha Say

“May I ask what he has?”

I blinked my eyes several times. Did I just hear the Starbucks barista right? Did she just ask me what condition my son has? 506 more words

Sol's Progress