HAPPY BIRTHDAY LORENZO!
Today my baby turns six years old, SIX! I’m so proud of how far my baby has come since he was born via cesarean section all those years ago! At birth he was diagnosed with a Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia which required him to be opened up soon after birth to patch up the hole in his diaphragm! After spending almost a month in hospital he was finally allowed home but had to be fed via feeding tube until he was around 4-5 months old.
Shortly after his 2nd birthday, we started noticing that Lorenzo would have issues walking, walking up the stairs and getting up from the floor. Extensive tests were run on him until we finally got the diagnoses we dreaded…Lorenzo had Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, a muscle wasting disease, common in boys and is usually noticed during childhood.
I’m so proud to call him my son and I’d like you all to wish him a very happy birthday!