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Raya's new {very expensive} accessory (Mon 4-26-10)

Ray-rays got her little helmet on Friday. Donny was off of work early that day so I got to just leave the other kids home with him and have some alone time with my girl. Even though it's always for doctor or PT appointments, I do feel really lucky that I get to spend so much one-on-one time with her. She was all smiles before we left:
We made it to Phoenix surprisingly fast but I guess traffic is light on Friday afternoon. :)
When you look at her from the front, her torticollis & plagiocephaly aren't that noticeable unless you know what you're looking for but when you see her from the back, it's really noticeable.
Anyway, so after waiting for them to make the final adjustments, we were on our way. We went to Hobby Lobby with Grandma to find something to decorate Raya's boring white helmet with. I was drawing a blank but a night or 2 before she got it, my brother-in-law Brad suggested that we put a tiara on it. For anyone who knew my little sister Tracy, you'll remember that she had a tiara & wasn't afraid to wear it, and so tiaras are kind of special to our family. :)
So, here's the big reveal:
Definitely nothing too exciting but I thought it was cute. I might get tired of it in a few weeks & peel it off and put something else on but for now, it's cute. :)
Here's the back:

Unfortunately, she was hardly able to wear it at all over the weekend. We had to make an extra trip back today because she has a couple of red spots from the doc band that just won't go away. The lady said that it's mostly because her torticollis pulls her neck to the left which puts extra pressure on the right side of the band. She adjusted it & put moleskin on it so hopefully that will help because we need to get this show on the road!


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