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Another Chapter

My SAHMhood ends this week. After nearly three and a half years of staying home and caring for my kids I’m rejoining the working moms of the world, this time as a single mom. I’m excited to start my new … Continue reading

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Little Steps

Zach did the best thing earlier this week. The big kids and I were picking him up from school, and we saw him walking in his gait trainer with his teacher. It looked like she was pushing him along, and … Continue reading

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Almost Done (Part IV)

Hang in there, I’m almost done. Zach was at Children’s for eight days. His first night we were told he could be there anywhere from seven to twenty-one days in order to receive his antibiotics through IVs. Because he was … Continue reading

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Meningitis/Polymicrogyria Part III

Dr. S had a phenomenal bedside manner. After I sat down, waiting for whatever was about to be thrown my way, she calmly explained that the MRI showed that on the surface of Zach’s brain, he had areas of polymicrogyria. … Continue reading

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Meningitis/Polymicrogyria Part II

Part II, here we go… I “slept” on a stupid cushion thing in the hospital room. Where is it written that hospital furniture has to go against the Geneva Conventions? Seriously. I was comforted by the amount of equipment surrounding … Continue reading

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I feel like I’ve been shoved down the stairs. I had a startling self realization today. A friend posted this link about a mom who mapped out the support/care system for her special needs son. When I first looked at … Continue reading

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