Tag Archives: Health

Simple Sunday – Stress + Rapid Pace = Sick (and a cheer-me-up from Cody)

The spike in my stress level from Cody’s doctors appointments Thursday along with the rapid pace of my life as of late has caught up with me.  Sick with a nasty cold, I spend all yesterday lounging around blowing my … Continue reading

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Anything but a Simple Sunday

It has been almost two and a half years since I have spoken with my sister. Our relationship has never been easy but up until the moment we stopped talking, I continued to try.  She is family, after all.  I … Continue reading

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Weathering the Storm

At 11:16 this morning there was a storm in our living room.  Unlike a typical electrical storm where lightening is first seen and then the thunder rattles around, the type of storm that occurred in our living room had thunder … Continue reading

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The Bald Truth

These are all pictures of me.  Notice anything? I have Alopecia.  I have had it since my senior year in high school although at that time it was not noticeable.  I went completely bald in 1994 when my natural golden … Continue reading

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Practically Living at the YMCA Pool

A week or two ago (actually I have no idea when, since having children my concept of time has become skewed and everything seems about a week or two ago) we were at the YMCA for Cody’s physical therapy swim.  … Continue reading

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Serious Mad Props

I don’t know why the props are so serious.  Maybe they’re not serious but mad, in a serious way.  Regardless of the mental state of the props, I like the expression and think that it makes me sound way cooler … Continue reading

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One Thing Leads to Another

The neurodevelopment appointment led to an orthopedic appointment.  This is happening today.  There will be talk of surgery involving Cody’s Achilles tendon.  Hopefully a very-in-the-future surgery. The neurology appointment led to scary conversations about epilepsy (we found out they stop … Continue reading

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Let us Level the Playing Field, Shall we?

As some of you may know, I started working out using the Xbox/Kinect Your Shape workout program a few months ago.  After a minor toe injury (what I lovingly refer to as my Xbox Toe) and a bit more of … Continue reading

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It has been just shy of eight months.  During that time he has had two bouts of fever.  Each time we crossed our fingers and watched him like a hawk while alternating acetaminophen and ibuprofen like it was candy.  Both … Continue reading

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You Win This Week Muffin Top

I have not worked out at all this week.  Yup, you read that right.  I have sidelined myself due to what started out as my Xbox Toe injury and turned into me hobbling around like an old lady complaining to … Continue reading

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