Lucia is due some new compression garments – she is currently down to her last pair and they are just about hanging in there. I am turning into quite the little seamstress as I have had to repair numerous holes in the heels where the seams have split as well elsewhere to try and prolong their life until we get some new pairs.
To be honest we have had a few difficulties in getting the new ones sorted but hopefully we have got the issues ironed out and some new pairs should be getting made and sent to us as I type!
So this brings us on to a little update on Lucia’s latest measurements. And they are wonderful! It has been over four months since the last measurements were taken and although most of them have gone up slightly (obviously due to her growth), the difference between her left leg and right leg has decreased! In fact, there is less than a centimetre of difference in some of the measurements! You would be hard pushed to see any real difference in her legs which is amazing.
Her little feet are also doing great. Her right does still measure a good bit bigger than her left but the most important thing is that her lymphoedema is in great shape – lovely and soft which is the way it should be.
It is great getting these measurements done every few months – obviously they are essential for us to get her garments made, but it is also a great way for us to see exactly how well she is doing and that the combination of Lymphatic Drainage that we carry out daily, the compression, walking, running, trampolining, swimming and just overall being a toddler is clearly working well for her.
Now we just have to wait for the new garments to arrive. Fingers crossed it won’t be too long.