Archive for November 2011

Superstar Siblings

Superstar Siblings
It’s funny how life throws you turns.  I have been caught up in the mid cast blahs.  We are at our midway point and I find little inspiration in this point in cast life.  I could try to force a post and maybe one or two close friends would read it.  I have been on... Read more »

Thanks and Giving: Too blessed to be stressed

Thanks and Giving: Too blessed to be stressed
The saying I am too blessed to be stressed always seemed one of those foreign thought processes to me.  YES I am blessed.  I am blessed with a husband who loves me, children to fill my home with noise, a solid foundation to fall back on, a family who loves me.  Ahhh but there was... Read more »

Occupy Indiana!...Ah,don't worry it's just Lucky Cast Club Mom's weekend.

Occupy Indiana a.k.a. Mom’s weekend for the Lucky Cast Club is officially one day away.  Mom’s from Indiana, Chicago and Wisconsin will be traveling south to New Harmony, IN for some bonding and relaxation.  This will be the first time for many of us to meet outside our second home, Shriner’s Hospital for Children-Chicago.  For many... Read more »
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Mehta Casting Wins again!

I love good news days.  Anytime I can spread the joy of one family is a good day.  Two brave casters entered Chicago Shriner’s Hospital for Children for what would seem to be another day in the OR.  The Lucky Cast Club families rallyed around the troops and sent our messages of support and prayer. Like... Read more »

A Chicago Love Story...Some gave all

A Chicago Love Story...Some gave all
42 years ago a handsome young military pilot entered a bar near Chicago O’Hare airport.  It was a bar he didn’t often frequent but fate had drawn him there that night.  The same night in the same bar a stunning young customer service agent from one of the major airlines reluctantly agreed to accompany a... Read more »

We are THE LUCKY CAST CLUB!

A HUGE Thank you to Chrissy Miller and Chicago based Little Windows with Love!  You captured the spirit and essence of our group.  What started with a dream has grown to a movement.  The names and faces of these children are forever in my heart and soul.  I am blessed to be a part of... Read more »
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Music-What's the soundtrack to your soul?

I often feel my life is one big soundtrack, a really twisted episode of gLee.  The crescendos of my story alerted by a change in tone or emotions all reflected in the song.  My iPod consistently has an identity crisis as it tries to decide the top 25 played. Today it will be entirely different... Read more »

99%... I want to share the voice of the other 99%

99%... I want to share the voice of the other 99%
Suck it, Scoliosis has been in circulation a little over a month.  In that time we have reached 1600 viewers from around the US as well as many other countries.  Our platform: To raise awareness for Scoliosis and provide support/perspective to the thousands of families who live this condition on a daily basis.  I am... Read more »

Memos from some mad Mommas Part 6

Memos from some mad Mommas Part 6
I can’t believe we are already on the 6th letter in this series.  The question posed to our Scoliosis families: What would you say to scoliosis if you had the chance?  The letters are cleansing and real.  They are written with an emotion and passion that has been lurking since diagnosis.  When your child starts... Read more »
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Mental Bully?

There has been attention placed on bullying in our national media as of late.  Kids being tormented for being different, ridiculed for diversity be it financial or physical.  We as adults can assure our kids this will enhance their character as adults and be important life lessons for their futures but does this help them... Read more »