Isabella's Big Dreams

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School Christmas Concert

Posted by isabellasbigdreams on December 6, 2013 at 7:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Izzy has been chosen to be a Camel in this years nativity which she is throughly looking forward too!

Pictures will follow next week after the concert :)


Posted by isabellasbigdreams on December 6, 2013 at 5:10 AM Comments comments (0)

I had the opportunity to take the children to Legoland thanks to Merlin's Magic Wand who kindly gave us the tickets to go as it would've been to expensive for us all to go as a family 

Izzy had so much fun even though she was too small for most of the rides and the weather wasn't great she had a fantastic day :) 

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Child Growth Foundation UK Convention 2013

Posted by isabellasbigdreams on December 6, 2013 at 5:05 AM Comments comments (0)

We all had a wonderful time yet again at the convention, our second year of attending! Izzy met with friends from last year and also many new ones.

The speakers once again were all fantastic with great information for us parents/grandparents etc.

The girls all had a great day in creche even though they were all seperate...

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Izzy's new wheelchair

Posted by isabellasbigdreams on August 14, 2013 at 3:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Yesterday after a long 3 month wait, Isabellas wheelchair arrived :D 

She is very happy and looking forward to using it and showing her friends in school when she returns in Sept! 

Trike Assessment

Posted by isabellasbigdreams on June 27, 2013 at 8:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Izzy has had a wonderful time trying out the Tomcat trike this morning, the growth hormone has worked enough that she can reach the peddles(stirrups) the left leg is perfectly flat on them but the right is lifted slightly due to her asymmetry but that will be corrected at our next orthoptic app! :)

Now to apply for funding once we get the quote in writing £1500!

But will be ...

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Latest genetic news

Posted by isabellasbigdreams on June 13, 2013 at 7:25 PM Comments comments (0)

News from our latest app with the geneticist...

 He managed to get hold of Izzy's MRI results which showed a hypoplastic pituitary gland, her pituitary gland is very small at the front (which explains her growth hormone deficiency) and coincides with her RSS.

He said that she will need ...

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Research study

Posted by isabellasbigdreams on June 13, 2013 at 7:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Isabella took part in a research study in Birmingham last week, where she had bloods taken for a variety of things to help with the research of RSS/SGA 

Izzy was so good having her blood taken that she didnt cry once, that is such an amazing achievement for her, very proud moment that was for me :)

There is a picture of Izzy having her bloods ta...

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Izzy's birthday

Posted by isabellasbigdreams on June 13, 2013 at 7:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Izzy turned 5 last month and had an amazing birthday, she had a great entertainer 


Pictures from the day can be seen in the photo tab...

Happy 5th Birthday...

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Posted by isabellasbigdreams on June 13, 2013 at 6:50 AM Comments comments (0)

We had Izzy's wheelchair fitment appointment on the 24th May.

It went well and we should have the wheelchair hopefully within 6 weeks

And it's hopefully going to have pink wheels...

One happy girly...

Only downside is that her leg discrepancy is 3cm on her left side (longer) so getting worse :( 

Finally a confirmed blood diagnosis

Posted by isabellasbigdreams on May 8, 2013 at 2:05 PM Comments comments (0)

I have just come of the phone to my geneticist and have finally got confirmation Izzy has RSS MUPD7

Such a relief to finally have my suspicion (original diagnosis was me, and have had to fight for so long) confirmed and Dr Stanhope's too!

So so happy...One less thing to fight for! (Hopefully)

Always keep fighting for somethi...

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