Monthly Archives: August 2014

Lunch Box Tricks

With the return of school also comes the return of lunch making. This year I’m limited with what I can do since I’m in a wheelchair. I mean I can stand up and hop around but it’s so tiring and … Continue reading

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Life Changing Moments: the surgery

It’s surgery day and I’m so nervous. I actually slept a little the night before, which totally surprises me. Honestly as I think back to how scared I was I don’t even feel it. Writing this piece, sharing my thought … Continue reading

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Life Changing Moments: Part 4

Morphine. Unless you get morphine on a drip at your disposal, it’s the dumbest painkiller ever. Yes it works. It works almost immediately and gloriously, but it wears off so fast. Within 30 minutes I can feel twinges of pain … Continue reading

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Back 2 School 2014

I am so proud of myself and my boys! We had a successful first day of school and no one cried! I thought I would and honestly if I had walked them to class like I normally do I probably … Continue reading

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It’s That Time!

It’s back to school time here and this year I will have a TKer and a 2nd grader!! For those of you not familiar with TK it’s transitional kindergarten. Basically it’s a year for kids who just missed the deadline … Continue reading

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Life Changing Moments: Part 3

This is the part where, in retrospect, I become very angry. I am not a person who screams and yells to get their way. I can if pressed to my breaking point but I have learned in my old age, … Continue reading

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Aiden’s Big Adventure!

This last weekend Aiden went on his first trip that didn’t involve mom or dad, any of his brothers, or nana and papa. My brother took him camping and fishing at Balch Park with his girlfriend and her family. I … Continue reading

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Life Changing Moments: Part 2

I am lying on this gurney in an ambulance waiting. The paramedic is talking gibberish and I’m just trying to feel. Feel if I’m going to be okay. I already know Matt won’t go to the hospital as a patient, … Continue reading

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