I have a nice family. There are 7 people in it. My Mom and Dad, and I have 3 stepsisters and a brother-in-law. My Mom's name is Rita. My Dad's name is Darcy. My dad has MHE as well, that's how I got it. My stepsisters names are Kristen, Amy, and Jodie. My brother-in-law's name is Joe. I have two cats and a dog. The cats' names are Simba and Oliver. The dog's name is Mandie.
I like to go fishing, and ride my bike and play on the computer. I really enjoy school.
My Grandma and my uncles Eddie and Wayne and Aunt Lynda all have MHE and so do 5 of my cousins. My Aunt Fran and Uncle Marvin don't have MHE.
I was diagnosed with MHE when I was 3 months old when my parents took me to Sick Children's Hospital in Toronto. I had my first surgery when I was 3 years old. I had bumps removed from both my arms and I had casts on both of them. I had to ask my Mommy to scratch my nose for me whenever it itched! So far I have had 10 surgeries. Two on one leg and one of the next leg, six on one arm, one on the other. I have also had dental surgery when I was two. On March 27, 2000, I had a metal frame put on my right arm. I had it done to fix the bone. It needed to be longer and straighter. They put 4 pins going to the bone of my arm. It hurts a little bit each day. It hurts a lot when I bang it. My arm has now gotten one and a half inches longer, and it is now straight!
Bye for now,
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