Monthly Archives: January 2016

Vaccines

Ooh, did the title of this post raise your blood pressure? Yep, it’s true, the gloves are on. I’m entering the arena. Today, we took our new kitten to the vet to get a check-up and receive some of her … Continue reading

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Ballet

Each Friday, Gracie has ballet class. This is no small feat for someone with ataxia and peripheral vision loss! She always wanted to be a ballerina, but her disabilities made it nearly an impossible dream. But then, last year, someone … Continue reading

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Accommodations

This year, I’ve been involved in a leadership training class for parents of disabled children. The class occurs once a month on the third Thursday of the month. This month, the class coincides with a dental convention that Chad attends … Continue reading

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Sickos

A week before Christmas, I took Gracie to the ER because she had a 105.4 degree fever. The ER doc did blood work and tested Gracie’s urine but didn’t find a source for the fever. Then, a few days later, … Continue reading

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The Story, Part 2

A long time ago, I wrote “The Story She Hates to Hear Me Tell” about how we figured out Gracie couldn’t feel pain. I never wrote the rest of the story, though, and I suppose now is as good a … Continue reading

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Dreaming

I had a dream last night about Anchor Center, the preschool for blind kids that was so awful to Gracie. In my dream, the woman I saw at Starbucks a few weeks ago (in real life) held a ceremony to … Continue reading

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