Archive for July 2012

Normal?

Normal?
A huge Thank you to Cathy J. for her guest post!  We love you guys!  See you Thursday.    “Normal?” I hate the word normal. I mean who defines what normal is anyway? I heard that word this weekend at the water park said in reference to my lovely daughter Kiya. A little boy who was racing... Read more »

Finding your place of Yes

My last post was pre-vacation.  I will hopefully find the time to share all the fabulous the week brought into our lives.  Reality came back in full force on the drive home.  The day after we landed in our home port, I started a new adventure working outside the home as well as inside the... Read more »

Freedom!

Freedom!
Tomorrow we will celebrate Cast off day in a entirely new way!  Yes, it will be a party but the scenery will be something new.  We are casting off at our beach house!  In my mind we stroll to the waters edge as a family, spread the blanket & cut the armor from our Iron... Read more »
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Getting Ready to make Lemonade: Life's Lemons

Getting Ready to make Lemonade: Life's Lemons
This week was supposed to be a very busy week.  We are just a few days out from our much planned vacation.  The lists were made last night with the help of each member of our family.  William’s contribution: light sabers, boogie board, & float.  That should be a fun week at the beach.  Thankfully... Read more »

Independence Day: Learning to trust

Since we started casting November of 2009, I have always had in my mind a timeline for how things would go.  The dreamer in me was sure I would request a brace break during our second summer in cast.  He would have been casting 2 years and had earned his break at this point.  Summer... Read more »

Scoliosis Awareness Month: That's a Wrap, Cast Style!

Scoliosis Awareness Month: That's a Wrap, Cast Style!
It is hard for me to believe Scoliosis Awareness Month is coming to an end.  During the month of June we have shared 27 posts related to Scoliosis.  When you haved lived scoliosis every month for the past 3 years it is hard to condense all you hope others will learn to just one month. ... Read more »
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Rylie Fought Infantile Scoliosis and Set it Straight!

Rylie Fought Infantile Scoliosis and Set it Straight!
Rylie is our third baby, and only girl. She came into the world 1 yr, and 1 day after her big brother, Alex. She was such a sweet baby, but very gassy, and hard to please those first few months. After switching formulas, gas drops, and several sleepless nights, she finally turned into the happy... Read more »