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Category Archives: Lycra (Supergirl) Suit

Five completely stupid and totally irresponsible excuses

May 30, 2012 at 22:16

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Photo from two months ago. May's tush no longer fits in the chair.Photo from two months ago. May's tush no longer fits in the chair.

It’s been two weeks since the so-called social services came to check May’s chair. The chair is STILL not fixed. She doesn’t have a new one yet either. Of course, I did receive a phone call to update me on the progress – hahaha! As if! “When’s it arriving?” my mother-in-law asked me today. “About […]

The Mystery of May’s Supergirl Suit (UPDATED)

April 28, 2012 at 15:34

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May standing in an old supergirl suit circa 2010

I suppose it was inevitable given my uproar. About six months ago, when May was fitted for her new lycra AKA supergirl suit, I was told she would not receive another one if she had growth spurt a few months later. Put aside the lunacy of making a medical decision based on financial constraints and […]

What is happening to the NHS?

February 22, 2012 at 16:32

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May's last night in hospital. One of the least profitable moments in NHS history.May's last night in hospital. One of the least profitable moments in NHS history.

The Coalition government is at it again. They are pulling the rug out from under the Disability Living Allowance. Ripping the Mobility element from many needy people. Making disabled families who are also very poor, poorer. If that wasn’t enough to make a person want to charge Downing Street and literally disable David Cameron, now […]

May’s physio has pushed this mama too far.

November 9, 2011 at 16:23

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May in her old suit, several months ago.

Today, in our meeting to fit May’s lycra suit, May’s physio said that because May has put on weight and outgrown her suit quickly the last two times, after this suit, if she outgrows it again, she may not get another. “But, she needs it,” I said. She listed budgetary constraints and a difficult manager […]

Can a child have too much therapy?

October 18, 2011 at 16:35

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What's too much for this fireball?

Monday – Music Therapy and Speech and Language Therapy Tuesday – nada Wednesday – Physio Thursday – nada Friday – Physio and Hydrotherapy Maybe that doesn’t sound like a lot to you. Maybe you are thinking, “Isn’t Stacie on maternity leave? She can fit that all in.” Or, “An hour or two a day, every […]