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Archive for October, 2006

Thoughts

Thoughts

Some of my first thoughts were: How severe will it be?Is Ella going to be diplegic, hemiplegic, quadraplegic?How will she cope?How will we cope (both together and with Ella)?What happens to her when we’re gone (not too soon hopefully!) Some thoughts were purely selfish; we’re only human. Some thoughts were misdirected rage, looking for someone [...]

Welcome

Welcome

For any parent, finding out that your baby or child has cerebral palsy is nothing short of devastating. It’s hard to describe the emotional turmoil you begin to go through when you hear those two words confirmed for the first time. It conjours up all sorts of terrifying thoughts, and some of these I will [...]