Cranio Warrior- Team Travis

Travis was diagnosed at 3 weeks old with Left Coronal Synostosis. At 3 months old he had an Endoscopic Strip Craniectomy, done at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. At 15 months he was finally helmet free. He had a crazy year of weekly hemet appointments, physical therapy, speech, opthalmology, and ENT appointments. At 18 months he can walk, he is slowly learning to talk, he still has what is considered a mild deformity to his face, but it is hardly noticable. He has Torticolis, speech delay, hearing loss, and is my Cranio Warrior. He has shown us strength we didn’t know we had. He is strong and such a happy little guy. I dont wish anyone having to have their child go through this journey, however, I wouldn’t change our journey for the world. Do I wish I could have kept him from surgery? Yes, but he is his own kind of imperfect, and this Cranio journey has taught us all so much, and we have been able to teach so many about Cranio, and head shape and how to love others even though they are different. We joined the whoIrun4.com group and met some amazing folks through it. All this wouldnt have happened without Cranio. Life could have been easy, but instead we got Cranio. We are better because of our journey, even through the toughest times. We are lucky, we are loved, we are here- my little man is here…

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