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Babies

Wow, it has been a while since I’ve posted! Sorry about that. For those of you who were left wondering after the last post, we actually had a remarkable thing happen at the hospital. Grace was very, very sick on … Continue reading

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Crappy Birthday

When I turned 21, I had a massive bladder infection and couldn’t drink. I thought that was the worst birthday ever. And really, at 21, it probably seemed like the end of the world to have my plans suddenly get … Continue reading

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Me, In The Middle Of Tuesday

It’s been a long day. Today started out like any other Tuesday. I got up, got the kids ready for school, got them on the bus, got myself ready, and went to work. It was a fairly productive work day, … Continue reading

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Hungover

I have used the term “hospital hangover” before. It’s a feeling of being worn down, a little depressed, completely frazzled, and unreasonably exhausted. It takes days to shake the hangover after a hospital stay. The longer and more stressful the … Continue reading

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The White Prison

It’s hard to make plans when you have a special needs child. Their diseases are not predictable, so any vacation/date night/concert plans have to be tentative until they actually begin. Many times over these 6+ years, we have had to … Continue reading

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Burned

We parents of special needs kids are frequently plagued by burnout. I just read a post on “Love That Max” today about a special needs mom’s head exploding. It was tongue-in-cheek, but quite appropriate. My head feels explosive today—or maybe it … Continue reading

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3 a.m.

Baby, it’s 3 a.m. and I must be lonely… Whew, what a night! Not in the fun “let’s hook up after a night of drinking” way referenced in the song, either. Gracie was admitted again yesterday. We tried to avoid … Continue reading

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