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Ryder Took the Plunge {Photo Overload}

Ryder Took the Plunge {Photo Overload}

Ryder has always been a “details” kid.  He lives for non-fiction books and TV shows, and knows more about the human body than anyone his age should.  He has to know exactly what you’re talking about, why you’re talking about it, and what it means for him.  So when he decided he wanted to acknowledge […]

Un-Shoelaces

Un-Shoelaces

Since Ryder got sick last December, we have encountered a whole host of things we used to take for granted that he can no longer do on his own.  Some of those things have resolved… pulling up his own pants, writing, climbing up to his top bunk, etc.  He still needs help to put a […]

Arm-mageddon Update & Anxiety

Arm-mageddon Update & Anxiety

We are pleased to report that Ryder’s slow-and-steady progress continues to be slow and steady.  Most notably, his shoulder appears less “sharp” which means he is regaining muscle tone and strength in his deltoids.  This is important because those are the muscles that pull the shoulder up in the correct position, and make it possible to […]