1yr; Day 668 – Never Give Up and Never Give In

Corey, Strength doesn’t come from what you CAN do; it comes from overcoming the things you once thought you couldn’t ~ Rikki Rogers A friend of mine posted this quote on Facebook tonight and it was just what I needed to read at the end of a VERY long day. I write this...

1yr; Day 667 – Houston; we have a chairlift

Hi Everyone, We’ve had a very busy weekend! Before we left for NY Friday we had an invaluable gift delivered to the house. Corey’s chairlift was installed. She is so excited we are getting closer to moving back into her room. THANKYOU to my friend Katie and her...

1yr; Day 662 – trace and “Read”

Hi Everyone, Tonight I am filled with gratitude that Corey learned how to blow her nose! Seems silly I know; but truthfully we had to teach her how to cough, blow her nose and (we’re hoping) eventually get to sip a drink through a straw. I am continually reminded not...

1yr; Day 659 – Memory is the hardest challenge

Hi Everyone, Corey’s short term and long term memory not only fluctuates daily, it changes by the minute. We had a new nurse today. My plan for the day was to give the ladies some time to get acquainted and I could begin to clean out Corey’s room in preparation for...

1yr; Day 658 – up the ramp to a real chair

Hi Everyone, Thank goodness for friends! Today started miserably. Corey had the worst temper tantrum I’ve ever seen. I had no idea what to do so I told her to go for it…Kick, Scream, Curse and Throw what ever she wanted to. I even handed her some things to throw. When...
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