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Tweet   Charlotte is the product of a traumatic delivery.  She has spent her entire life seeing her mother deal with the physical and mental challenges of major recovery.  This is her first ever post.   It’s My Turn Now I am an expert at holding up four fingers… Adults are so predictable.  After they come over and exchange pleasantries with my mom and dad, they always turn their attention to me and ask the same question.  I have become an expert at responding.  In fact, I’ve answered the question so many times that my response is on autopilot.  There is no thought involved as it... Read More

Acute Hospital Care

A Week of Hospital Recovery - Day 7 A Week of Hospital Recovery – Day 7

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A Week of Hospital Recovery - Day 6 A Week of Hospital Recovery – Day 6

Tweet What does a typical week long hospital stay look like?  Here is a day-by-day... 

A Week of Hospital Recovery - Day 5 A Week of Hospital Recovery – Day 5

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Our Recovery Journal

Jessica after surgery Dec 2013 (day 3) Dealing with a Tough Diagnosis

Tweet One thing we all live with is our past.  It is the foundation of how we are... 

A Midnight Ride to the Emergency Room A Midnight Ride to the E.R.

Tweet A normal life is both a blessing and a curse.  For over two years, the monthly... 

Pushing From Behind - 32 Month Update Pushing From Behind (32 Month Update)

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Rehab and Recovery

Welcome to Church 8 Nonreligious Reasons a Church Can Aid in Recovery

Tweet The best conversations between my wife and I occur on Sunday afternoon.  This... 

Phone Usage Opens New Doors in Recovery Phone Usage Opens New Doors in Recovery

Tweet Jess and I were among the last people to join the cell phone revolution. We... 

Occupational Therapy The Purpose of Occupational Therapy

Tweet If the purpose of rehabilitation is broken down into a single statement, it... 

You are appreciated You Are Appreciated

Tweet Have you ever put a lot of effort into a surprise for someone?  Have you ever... 

The walk to heaven Good Foot to Heaven, Bad Foot to Hell

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On Life and Living

My Turn Now It’s My Turn Now

Tweet   Charlotte is the product of a traumatic delivery.  She has spent her... 

Kitchen - Main Area Kitchen Project Pictures

Tweet We started this project with the idea that our kitchen was a blank slate. ... 

A hardened crew A Hardened Crew

Tweet Study after study shows that children are happier and healthier when they... 

Kitchen Base Cabinets - Doors vs Drawers Kitchen Base Cabinets: Doors vs Drawers

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The $25,000 Garbage Can The $25,000 Garbage Can

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