Cerebral Palsy · Inchstones and milestones · Triplegia

Why I’m so excited, but also anxious, about my son’s most recent breakthrough 

My son Aiden has cerebal palsy, manifesting as triplegia. Both his legs and his left arm are affected. While the stroke that caused his condition created substantial damage, his disability is fairly mild which I suppose categorizes him as ‘high functioning’. For this we are immensely grateful. He started crawling at 18 months, but now… Continue reading Why I’m so excited, but also anxious, about my son’s most recent breakthrough 

Cerebral Palsy · Emotional conundrums · Triplegia

For bad days: My list of happy 

Some days are just tough emotionally. I’ll have a difficult conversation with one of Aiden’s therapists (usually the physio), and some unimagined ramification of Aidy’s CP will hit home with a sucker punch. Like yesterday when I found myself discussing walkers for the first time. These days leave me emotionally vulnerable and off-balance for days… Continue reading For bad days: My list of happy