• Dancing with SDR!

    SDR Update Today is my anniversary. Six months ago (on 3/29/13), I had selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR) surgery. It’s the only surgical procedure that can permanently remove tightness caused by spastic diplegia, the most common type of cerebral palsy. My four month follow-up visit in St. Louis with Dr. T.S. Park went well. He was thrilled

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  • From SDR Surgery to Rock Climbing!

    I recently purchased a Living Social deal for four indoor rock climbing sessions. I’ve never done it before, so I have to get ready! Jon, my physical therapist at Plantation Medical Rehab & Wellness, created this contraption. Unfortunately, the volume on my camera stinks so you may not be able hear him explaining what we

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  • SDR Surgery Update!

    Here’s the latest SDR surgery update! On March 29, 2013, I had Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy (SDR), a life-changing surgery that will drastically reduce and/or remove the tightness in my legs caused by spastic diplegia, the most common type of cerebral palsy. I found out about SDR last August. After getting the green light in October regarding

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  • The Power of Possibility

    “Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” ~St. Francis of Assisi~ Today is the nine month anniversary of my blog. It is also the day I received news that will dramatically change my life. I am a candidate for Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy (SDR), a surgical procedure

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