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KELL724
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Time for new beginnings
Wednesday, May 18, 2016      2 comments

Well it has been a long time since I was at this site. I have been thru hell and back since the last time as my relationship was broken, I came home from Rochester in November only to find out in January that my boyfriend cheated on me. I was de... Read more
Making it all possible
Saturday, November 28, 2015      6 comments

We have been home for a little over a week. Leaving Rochester was very bittersweet as I have fallen in love with that city. The people at Limb Lab, Dr. Carlson, Dr. Andrews and Steve from PT have become our friends as well as being the team that... Read more
Light at the end of the tunnel
Saturday, September 12, 2015      5 comments

Things are going really well for Nick, he going into the hospital on Wednesday for his last (and rather small) skin graph on his original stump leg. He was casted for his new prosthetic on the newest one yesterday and getting it Monday, he will ... Read more
Having a hard time
Saturday, August 15, 2015      4 comments

Well I will first update on Nick's progress then go on to explain my title. On the 23 of July Nick had his other leg amputated, it was his choice his leg was holding him back from what he wanted to do which is walk. This procedure also took the ... Read more
My Hero (video blog)
Wednesday, June 03, 2015      8 comments

Nick using the walker for the first time, He approaches everything he does with such vigor, he is always been like this. He wants the doctors now to amputate his other leg as his foot is not useful and he feels it is slowing him down. He has no ... Read more
Very Grateful
Tuesday, May 19, 2015      9 comments

On Thursday May 14th my son took his first steps in a year and a half. He of course amazed everyone by going back and forth down the parallel bars a couple of times. I was so busy trying to capture the moment on video with my phone and snap chat... Read more
Update
Tuesday, April 07, 2015      4 comments

On Friday my son will be casted for his prosthetic, he is so excited to finally be at this stage of his recovery and so am I. I had to go home last week for a oncology check up, so far so good except the doctor wants me to have a MRI done on my ... Read more
Happy
Sunday, March 01, 2015      5 comments

Greetings from Rochester Mn, I weigh myself today and I am down 14.7 pounds since starting this at the New Year. It has been slow going compared to all the exercise I have done, and I have never worked out this long of a streak and was getting d... Read more
Looking Good
Friday, February 20, 2015      7 comments

My son is out of the hospital and we are back at the hotel, we did the first dressing change since the surgery and his legs look amazing, we are so pleased, it is the lift we both needed. We will be up here for quite awhile which is difficult be... Read more
Not just another Saturday
Sunday, February 08, 2015      7 comments

Yesterday we buried my Dad, we got the call that prior Monday so we were both able to come home. The service was very nice, my Dad served in the Army so he got full honors and a flag that lined his casket. My son bought him a Chicago Cubs Ron Sa... Read more
Greetings From Mayo
Friday, January 30, 2015      8 comments

We've been here since Sunday, My son's 1st surgery is Feb 11th so we will be up here for quite awhile, he will have skin graphing with time for recovery, then bladder surgery with a 3 month recovery then surgery on his ankle, in between working ... Read more
Family
Monday, January 19, 2015      8 comments

Today I want to write about my Dad. My parents were married 63 years when my Mom passed away, they taught me that marriage can last . Towards the end of my Mom's life she developed alzheimer's and my Dad would be the one to take care of her. My ... Read more
My New Life
Wednesday, January 07, 2015      7 comments

Well the last time I wrote on my blog I was working in a job that I hated and going on weekends to be with my son in the hospital, as of May I walked away from my job to take care of my son, it seemed like I was the only one he could count on to... Read more
Starting a new chapter
Saturday, April 05, 2014      10 comments

I can't believe it has been that long since my last update!! Time has really flew by lately I am back to work, had to leave my son at Advocate because my FMLA was up, it was the most heartbreaking time in my life. I only go up for weekends now I... Read more
Getting there
Wednesday, February 19, 2014      10 comments

Well I only have 2 more weeks left of my FMLA with my son, I am happy to say he continues to be an inspiration, that is words taken out of all his nurses and doctors. We have the whole left leg that is now grafted and a small amount on the right... Read more

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