Archive for December, 2012

Flight delay was a blessing in disguise

Posted: 20th December 2012 by in Journal

When Taylor was cleared to put his prosthetic legs back on, he tried on the pre-surgery sockets. The amount of pain and wobbly foundation honestly scared him. We thought that we were going to have to start at ground zero; learning how to walk and building endurance from the beginning. FIRST TIME STANDING AFTER SURGERY […]

Yesterday was a long day.

Posted: 20th December 2012 by in Journal

We were supposed to be scrambling to get all of the prosthetics fit, medications filled, and bags packed so we could fly out to Iowa this morning. Yesterday had several bumps in the road. 1. At breakfast Taylor’s new i-limb hand stopped functioning. It was working initially while getting ready for the day but when […]

The legs will be home for Christmas!

Posted: 18th December 2012 by in Journal

Our goal this week was to get clearance from our orthopedic doctor to wear prosthetics on the limbs that underwent surgery 4 weeks ago. We really wanted to be able to wear the prosthetics (especially the legs) while home on our Christmas break. Goal accomplished! After getting a set of x-rays and having the doctor […]