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    One way to adapt a burpee

    One way to adapt a burpee

    Never work with kids or animals.

    Especially my kids.

    So, I’ve done this video to show how we adapt a burpee so that Moo can participate in Crossfit Kids (adapting for cerebral palsy).  There are many ways that a person or child can participate as an adaptive athlete.  This is just one…

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    Limitations

    Limitations

    The only limits you have are the limits you believe.

    Only that’s not exactly true.  Moo can’t walk.  Though maybe one day he will with the exo skeleton.  However, we have to keep his body relatively intact for it to be an option and that’s not as easy as it sounds.  Technology…

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    Love

    to know love

    April 13, 2014 |  by  |  My Family  |   |  1 Comment

    A wheelchair can make the ability for physical contact between a mother and child difficult, save for personal cares.

    It makes cuddles without it even more precious.

    Moo was lying in our bed, just about to go to sleep (he sleeps for the first part of the night in our bed while…

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    Hubby

    Hubby

    April 10, 2014 |  by  |  My Family  |  ,  |  3 Comments

    So today Hubby turns 50 years old.

    And whilst we should be going out painting the town red, instead we are going to a very important medical appointment for Moo. Same, same. Different, different.

    Last year I saw a psychologist for a while because there was things I wasn’t handling very well….

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    The truth hurts

    The truth hurts

    Not walking is better than you and me dying.

    Oh Moo.  My precious big boy.

    I had no idea how to reply to him.

    As much as it hurts, I’ve tried to tell the truth as much as possible with my boys about Moo’s cerebral palsy diagnosis and early birth.

    The statement came after Moo…

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