Darcy Tumminello's Blog (4)

HANDICAP PARKING

I pulled into a front space today and got out of the car. My son jumped out before me. An older man and lady were walking by and the man with a cane said you know you're in a handicap space and I replied yes, thanks, here's my permit and placed on my mirror. He said are you disabled and I said no I'm not and was silent. He started yelling at me and I pointed to my son as his back was to me. The wife started well he just suffers so much. I said whats the problem did you start to pull and and…

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Added by Darcy Tumminello on April 24, 2010 at 8:53pm — 7 Comments

100 Yard Dash Enjoy the moment.....

I have a feeling my 7 year old tossed his tennis shoes because I can't find them. He told his grammy they went on vacation to California. He has gym class tomorrow and I had to buy new shoes. I feel very fortunate that my son can run pretty fast and will play coach pitch again this year. He picked out the shoes he wanted and ended up with the first pair he tried on. After I finished paying he said I'll be back...I had my head down putting change away and I looked up at the girl and said did he… Continue

Added by Darcy Tumminello on January 12, 2010 at 8:02pm — No Comments

Stages our Boys Go Thru when Learning of DMD??

My son is 7.5 and I was told possibly an outliner. He runs as fast as the others kids at school, plays coach pitch and does not toe walk at this time. You cannot tell by apperance that he has DMD He was diagnosed two years ago. We are trying to tell him age appropriate about his condition. I have not used the word DMD , MD or Disease..(I hate those words and I'm sure most of you do)

He knows that he has to stretch to keep strong, he knows he takes muscle pills. He uses a convaid stroller… Continue

Added by Darcy Tumminello on August 25, 2009 at 7:00pm — 2 Comments

Growth Plate Fractures

My son fell this weekend and hurt his arm. We were out of town camping and went to a local hospital. X-ray detected no break. He mentiond there was an extra bone at the growth plate and acted like it was no big deal. I just got home and googled extra bone and it could mean a fracture and is very hard to detect on an xray. Has anyone experienced a fracture on the growth plate and if so, what were the symptons. He is in a sling, wearing on and off. He did go swimming today and would not use his… Continue

Added by Darcy Tumminello on July 19, 2009 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

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