Tag Archives: clubfoot athlete

Thankful

Today I am thankful. Today I am thankful that a year ago we were about a week out from Sporty’s tendon transfer and here we are with two magical feet. Feet that recovered from major surgery quickly enough to allow … Continue reading

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Nailed It!

I don’t know why but I was super worked up about Sporty’s orthopedic surgeon appointment today.  It’s been a while since we’ve been there, we’ve melted an AFO on the softball field and started soccer since we’ve seen him and … Continue reading

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About This Time 9 Years Ago…

9 years ago this month we found out via ultrasound that Sporty would be born with clubfeet. I can’t look at pictures like this, of Sporty completely in her element and not think about those tense moments 9 years ago … Continue reading

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#soccermom

I had a nice afternoon of walking and riding bikes planned for today but there’s a massive wild fire nearby and we are shelter in place because of the smoke so I guess I’ll blog even though Young Jedi needs … Continue reading

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The Old Switch-a-roo

Well, it's that time of the year again where we transition from softball (though we still have a few weeks left on her developmental team) to soccer. Today she started a soccer camp. (We tried to convince Young Jedi to … Continue reading

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S-T-A-R Superstars Are What You Are

First off, let me preface this post by saying the title is an ode to the countless softball cheers that I’ve heard repetitively over the past 6 weeks that I might N-E-V-E-R get out of my brain.  Like I wake … Continue reading

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So So Close

This past weekend we trekked down to San Jose for our 3rd of 4 tournaments!  I can’t believe our summer ball season is coming to end!  Sporty has had soooo much fun playing competitive softball.  And her skills have improved … Continue reading

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Home Sweet Home

Last weekend Phantom hosted a tournament at our home sweet home fields. It was so nice hosting the tournament for a variety of reasons a) we didn’t have to drive an hour for our early game b) we got visitors … Continue reading

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Throwing In the Towel

  This here is Sporty on her first day of swim a couple of weeks ago.  It was a short lived swim team tenure for her.  For years, Dr Fluffy Unicorn has mentioned that swim team is the best exercise … Continue reading

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First Tourney Jitters

Well Sporty and her teammates had their first tournament this weekend and there were definitely some jitters, ok a lot of jitters, especially for Sporty.  I could just feel her nervous energy starting the day before and she didn’t settle … Continue reading

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