Monthly Archives: August, 2008

What Santa does in the off season…

Christmas in August?!?! huh?Yep we tend to do things rather different here in the Ginter household and this year we really played head games with the kids and had Christmas in August! (well minus the snow, the tree, the cold, the food, the visitors…)Dennis and i had decided to buy a Wii for the kids …

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Good info

I have been trying for a few days to get this pdf file printed so i can give it to family members, and friends– but it is 117 pages (not all those pages are needed) so i thought i would post the link here and those (if any) are reading this blog and are interested …

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A rose by any other name… still stinks

I am not a fan of roses. I mean i like them, they are pretty but not really ‘my thing’. I don’t really like their smell (maybe too many scratch and sniff stickers as a kid… who knows…) But I was just trying to say that not matter how pretty things look — they can …

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This has been a fairly emotional week/weekend (well for me anyway– mind you comparing me to Dennis and 2 teenager boys). And this week is seeming to start out to be the same! Friday we saw Dr. Chapman and he hadnt seen any paper work from Wpg yet (which is funny since Wpg told me …

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CT Scan pics and other new updates…

Here are Sam’s pic from yesterdays scans. The bright white flecks on here are the bullet and fragments. the small dark bruise like looking spot(above the smaller fragments) is where the bullet entered his skull and where they will put the steel plate if he chooses to do so. The light scatter is just light …

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God is so amazing

Our trip to Winnipeg was not only a good one … it was a great one!We had Sam’s CT scan done yesterday and an hour later we were in the doctors office talking about the results. (Dr MacDonald is the pediatric neuro doc) He was awesome. He was so patient and sat with us and …

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new name… same old blog

I changed the title of the blog because it struck me that this isnt just a journey for Sam, it is for the whole ginter family, me, dennis, sam, josh, ike and hannah. i was reading my post from yesterday and realized that I have been making everything sound rosy and happy-happy-cheer-cheer… i think that …

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what is normal?

well the last few days have been busy with our garage sale and trying to stay cool.Sam is doing awesome! He is getting stronger everyday and I can see his endurance building He still gets tired and has to rest and we are still having to be very careful with fevers (seizures can occur)and him …

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Traumatic Brain Injury Info

I thot i would give a bit of what sam is going to be living with — permanent or not. When i was in college my term paper was on TBI. I have found a few good sites that have awesome information. they have links to click on that will go into more specific details …

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a good day

today was a good day for Sam. there was no headaches, no dizziness, but he did nap for 2 hours after lunch. he helped a bit in the morning with cleaning the shop up — carrying light things and sweeping up a bit. We didnt walk since he was on his feet quite a while …

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