I really didn’t want to use this word this week. At this moment in time I’m feeling happy and positive, but the fact is it’s Illness that has dominated my week. It started on Sunday evening when Boo had a temperature. She didn’t sleep well and said she couldn’t swallow. A trip to the G.P….
Living With a Halo
One week on from Stars operation and we are learning how to cope with the halo. Just over a week ago I was thinking of how I would cope with Stars long hair if she had the halo fitted (it wasn’t definite then) but now I see that really was the least of our problems….
On Monday I brought Star into hospital to have a manipulation on her neck to try and get it straight again. The day started fine, with Star settling in on the ward and having a lesson with the school teacher there. We had a chat with the consultant who told us all the gritty details…
Star’s Neck – The Next CT Scan
After much pushing I was pleased to hear that the hospital wanted to see Star for another CT scan. Not exactly the result I wanted, but an opportunity to get myself to the consultant and ask a few important questions. My plan was to attend the scan then make my way up to the consultants…
Star’s Neck – The Saga Continues
It seems like so long ago now but back in early August Star suffered from a subluxation of the atlanto occipital joint in her neck. In layman’s terms, she twisted her neck. She was admitted to hospital for a short while but they seemed unsure of how to treat her, first thinking of manipulation under…