We have moved and settled into our new home which suits us perfectly.
The kids have a neighborhood full of kids to play with and a movie room to relax in.
The kids finished out the school year and made themselves and Jeff and I so very proud with their hard work.
We now have McKenzie in her second year of College.
|Josh and McKenzie|
|Peyton with neighborhood friends.|
Isaac in his first year of Jr. High.
|Isaac and Grandma|
|Liam, Mom and John.|
|Spencer and Fiancé', Alex.|
I was really nervous as to what the x-rays would show since he is only the 3rd person to have this surgery before and the results have varied with each patient being unique.
Before Dr. Paley comes in you always have time with your x-ray so I made sure to get a photo.
What you see is Liam laying on his side, straight leg in the photo is his PFFD effected leg.
Right under his torso in the photo is his femur which you can see ends as quickly as it begins.
That is his knee you see just under his pelvis!
His hip is actually where the two screws are in the above photo.
those two screws will be removed when he undergoes his first of 4 lengthening surgeries in about 5 months from now.
After 3.5 hours of waiting Dr. Paley came in.
|Dr. Paley and Liam|
I wasn't expecting this and didn't know it was a possible outcome so that threw me a little.
My husband however was quick to point out that a stable fused hip compared to his anatomy before is something to be thankful for and he is so right!
Dr. Paley seemed very pleased and said that we can begin lengthening as scheduled as soon as October.
This will keep us away from home for 2.5 months so figuring out the best timing will be our next big discussion.
I promise to keep my blogging going and with more consistency now that things are slowing down and I love that you keep us in your prayers and keep checking in!