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Archive for December, 2011

Dec 20 2011

20 days and still sleep deprived

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Tripawds is a user-supported community. Thank you for your support!Boy, when the folks on this website talked about sleep deprivation and roller coaster rides, they weren’t kidding.  And, quite honestly, I feel like our recovery was a cake-walk compared to some of the blogs I have read. To recap, Zeus’ first day after surgery was […]

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Dec 14 2011

Update: Day 13 – Phantom Pains?

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Tripawds is a user-supported community. Thank you for your support!Well, tomorrow is two weeks since amputation.  Zeus gets his stitches out and gets his first round of chemotherapy on Friday.  Some random thoughts regarding the journey so far: Greg and I used vacation time and alternated staying home with Zeus the first week after surgery.  […]

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Dec 10 2011

No regrets

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We have experienced that moment of realizing we most certainly made the right decision. Thursday, 12/8, marked one week since the amputation surgery.  A few worries marked the week, but all turned out well.  In my last entry, I chronicled the spot that appeared on Zeus’s stomach which slowly disappeared the following day.  Apparently it […]

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Dec 08 2011

Daily concerns

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Well, our day started with somewhat of a scare.  Upon waking, Zeus rolled over for tummy rubs and I noticed a spot in the center of his stomach, right in front of his privates which looked like a spot of blood under the skin (not purple or bruised, just very red under the skin), about […]

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Dec 06 2011

The story begins

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I joined this site for advice and support during the recent amputation of our baby’s leg and had no intention of starting a blog.  However, early on in this journey we experienced a situation which I feel is very important to share, if for no other reason than to make anyone reading this blog truly […]

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