Westley has been diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.

Archive for November, 2011

How we spent 11-11-11

Westley had his first cast put on today to help stretch his heel cords. The physical therapist measured his flexibility today on both the right and left legs. It looks like we will be casting both legs (but not at the same time). He measured -4 and we want him to be at a +15. We think it will only take 2 casts per foot so cross your fingers he is a “stretchy” little kid. The moment he sat down on the cushion table he spread his hands out and stated “This is where the magic happens.” LOL I don’t know where he gets his sense of humor. Oh wait! Yes I do; it’s from me.

He was hoping for an orange or red cast but they were running low on colors so he is happy to be sporting blue instead. He was completely pleasant and in a good mood the entire day. We are so proud of him! He will return on Wednesday to have it removed and replaced with another cast with a more aggressive stretch.

He is such a trooper! I am so lucky to be this kids Mama. <3