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This blog serves three purposes:

1. To have a place to 'jot down' the day to day happenings in our homeschool for our support teacher to see, in hopes that some of the things we do will fit nicely into the provincial learning outcomes.

2. To keep my family up to date on what we're 'up to'.

3. To glorify God.

So on that note, come on in!

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Casts of Green

Those of you who know our Joshua well, know that he has always walked on tip-toe. We have taken many steps to this point to help him walk with his feet flat on the ground, but progress has been minimal. We were referred to the team of doctors at Children's Hospital this past fall and the orthopedic doctor there recommended botox treatments to his calves. The neurologist had him go through many tests including bloodwork and MRI and her diagnosis was mild cerebral palsy. She agreed with the course of action that the orthopedic doctor had prescribed and so on March 15, Joshua went in to have this procedure done. He came out with two bright green casts on his legs (just in time for St.Patrick's Day!) and a happy doctor who said it went very well. He gets his casts off tomorrow and will then have Ankle-Foot Orthotics which he will wear for an undetermined length of time. He has done so well throughout this whole process and we are very proud of him.

"Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance. Perseverance must finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything." James 1:2-4

1 comment:

  1. Praise God Joshua that He gave you strength and patience to endure the casts and to have joy in the process!! Hope you had a wonderful holiday in Disneyland!