Courage is fire, and bullying is smoke.

I want to talk about something serious, not just to many Scoliosis patients, but to many children, teens, and adults in this world – bullying. But, I’m going to bring a great big problem down and focus in on Scoliosis patients, because that tends to be my focus, but what I have to say willContinue reading “Courage is fire, and bullying is smoke.”

Scoliosis is…a gift!?

When my daughter and I unwrapped our shiny new copy of Debra Ordes’s new book “The Gift of Scoliosis”, we both shared the same questioning look. How, pray tell, is this disease a gift? We are definitely the champs of turning lemons into lemonade, but this book title prompted a thorough investigation. Debra Ordes, presidentContinue reading “Scoliosis is…a gift!?”

A surgery date doesn’t mean complacency…

As my daughter has been adjusting to the chaos that is middle school, she’s had a couple days where she’s felt downright overwhelmed.  Between more homework (and lugging a VERY heavy book bag to school, which is fodder for probably some further articles on back health and back packs, but I digress…)  Anyway, between moreContinue reading “A surgery date doesn’t mean complacency…”