16 November 2017

Trents Aboriginal Art

I created this design last year to show our journey with our son and to help raise awareness of his medical condition Osteogensis Imperfect Type III Severe, and with the help from an amazing friend of ours Bree Sauer from Fresh Start Professional Healthcare who is also our son's Exercise Physiologist, RockTape Australia printed this art work on there RockTape. Proud was an understatement I can not describe how proud my family an I were to see this happen. To help Raise awearness of my son and my partners medical condition is somthing im very passionate about and so is our son's best friend Miss Nini. Please read her storie below. Goannas "Rocky" RockTape 🥊 🥊 Tahlia Earle has a massive passion for exercise including martial arts, footy, and boxing!! She is 9 years old and uses rocktape regularly for her knees. The artist of her favourite design "Goannas" is her best friend's dad, Trent Squires. She was so proud of the story behind the design she wanted to show everyone by having the design on her gloves. People ask her about it then she tells them the story of Marcellus who she loves so much! She really wants the awareness of Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI) out there. 🦎🦎 Tahlia reckons having the rocktape on her wrist will give her strength to hit like a rock 🥊 **Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI), commonly known as Brittle Bones, is a genetic disorder characterized by bones that break easily, often from little or no apparent cause. A person with OI may have just a few or as many as several hundred fractures in a lifetime. 💛 #gostrongerlonger #rocktapeaustralia #freshstartprofessionalhealthcare #goannas
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21 May 2017

Wishbone Day 2017 celebrations in Jakarta!

2017 was the year Indonesia celebrated a new generation of walkers... This special report by Jo Freeman and Dr Aman Pulungan speaks to the incredible change being driven by caring doctors, committed families, generous sponsors and passionate supporters, all working together so #EVERYchild in Indonesia might enjoy life to their fullest capacity!  

08 May 2017

A Wishbone Day march through the streets of Ghana

Wishbone Day was a new beginning for families and friends living with OI in Ghana. On Wishbone Day, 6th May 2017 the OI Foundation Ghana was launched. Wishbone Day was their day of liberation. Together we stand in solidarity.

Awareness makes a difference!
For more information:  www.oifghana.org

07 May 2017

Body Positivity with Abby Green

Abby Green talks about finding body confidence as a young woman with OI:

"When you see a picture of someone who look fierce, its because they know that they're fierce! ... so the moment you accept yourself for what a babe you are, the hotter you're going to be".

Wishbone Day.  Because awareness makes a difference!