Archive for May 2012

Acceptance of Circumstance: Does this have to mean the loss of HOPE?

Acceptance of Circumstance: Does this have to mean the loss of HOPE?
The past few weeks in our house summer has been at the center of deep discussion.  We are entering summer number 3 in cast.  For many families this is the point where they will most likely take a break from casting and move to a brace for summer.  Last summer, we took the bold move... Read more »

Scoliosis Awareness Month: Shriners Hospital for Children-Chicago hosting a picnic to celebrate Scoliosis families!

Scoliosis Awareness Month: Shriners Hospital for Children-Chicago hosting a picnic to celebrate Scoliosis families!
We are truly blessed to be part of a large family in our scoliosis journey!  The families in the Lucky Cast Club know at any time you will have a family of friends here to support your journey.  We celebrate the good news, mourn the bad and pick each other up from the low points... Read more »

Summer: 60 days and Counting

We have entered a new realm of realization with our little guy.  He is a very wise three year old.  Yesterday we were preparing to go to my nieces baby “shower”.  He said, “I can’t go, I have a cast on.” Slightly puzzled I said,”Your cast doesn’t mean you can’t have cake and fun.” William... Read more »
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Surrender: Mommy needs a time out

Surrender: Mommy needs a time out
There are days where being a mom is the best job in the world and days where I simply want to run away.  The past couple of weeks I have to say I have had less than stellar moments in mommyland.  I love my little villains but have found myself turning into a wretched version... Read more »

Cast Blind: Now if they could just teach us!

I love the innocence of toddlers.  My friend Kelli posted a sweet video of Miss Rylie dancing around the living room in her cast and diaper this week.  William perched beside me watching Rylie.  He giggled, covered his mouth and said she is so naked!  I could not stop smiling!  Both are covered in a... Read more »