It was about a year ago today when I went to a Little Caesarís pizza place nearby my workplace to try their lunch combo box for the first time. Admittedly, I wasnít all that proud of where I was ending up for lunch that day, but I worked in a fo... Read more
Wow! The summer flew by! We've been super wrapped up in a massive home renovation project, and I hadn't realized how long it had been since I last sent an update. I'll try to keep it short:
With the help of several strapping young (and ... Read more
Many of you have prayed for Chris these past two years. His progress has been nothing short of miraculous. Please follow the link and read Chris's own words as he tells his st... Read more
Well, many of you know, I have been really struggling with migraines this year. It has greatly interfered with my ability to exercise, which in turn made it harder to eat right and maintain weight. I went to a neurologist last fall when the mi... Read more
Follow this link for a quick but powerful video that shows just how fatal distracted driving can be.... The video was taken with a dashboard camera by a state trooper. Stay safe my friends...
http://www.youtube.com/watch ?v=rW6EqUNn1cs... Read more
From Chris's mom:
Just a quick request to those of you who we know to be closely connected to prayer chains:
Please hit the "Refresh" button for Chris. He has been fighting with constantly recurring UTIs for two months and is now on an ... Read more
You never know how your actions will affect others... sometimes what seems like a small, inconsequential act of kindness by you, is taken by others as profound. My son was at a metal concert last night. Being almost 6'4" and in the second row, h... Read more
I wish I could feel one more hug...
I wish I could hear one more "Top 'o the morning to you!"
or one more "How ARE you Sheila?"
I wish I could see him one more time
he would look into my eyes and listen... really LISTEN.
I wi... Read more
Sheila went blueberry picking with $47 in cash. She picked berries from 10:15 to 12:45, filling four picking baskets. She spent $1.80 per pound for her berries. If she had picked 4 pounds less, she would have had to pay $2 per pound. She spen... Read more
Hello dear friends and family,
It's hard to believe that 8 months have passed since Chris's injury. What an amazing journey!
Despite continuing spasms of ridiculous intensity, April brought many interesting adventures for Chris, th... Read more
Letís see, where to begin?
Still plagued by heavy duty spasms, Chris finally connected with the outpatient doctor at Spaulding, Dr. Liau, who was quickly able to determine the problem. Apparently, the tube leading from the internal pump ... Read more
Chris's mom reports:
Hello dear friends and family,
February had its ups and downs for Chris and his care-givers (us), but we continue to press ever onward!
On the down side, Chris went through three rounds of antibiotics t... Read more
It's been a month since our last email, and my, how the time has flown! For most folks, life slows down after the flurry of the holidays, but for us, not so much! Chris's weekly schedule keeps us hopping. Between therap... Read more
Today I realized that to stop mindless eating, I needed to do something about that big bag of trail mix with M&Ms in it that was sitting open on the counter screaming, "Eat me!" So, I tracked what I think I ate, and then I bagged the rest of th... Read more