Monthly Archives: October, 2011

what is this new feeling?!?!

Not sure if Sam’s sleep last night(Thursday night) was due to the lack of it the night before or the bed or what, but he had a terrible night — or so I thot! I was woken by him crying out and thrashing in his bed a few times … so maybe it was more …

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you do the math…

TV+video games+food (until 10pm) a large Fruitopia÷The 3 Musketeers (the new movie)×2 episodes of GLEE- less than 3 hours of sleep= an all almost nighter for Sam and I  Tuesday evening we arrived in WInnipeg so we were bright eyed and bushy tailed for our first appointment on Wednesday morning at 9.00am with out new …

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Silver linings…

After this ‘hellish’ week we have had with Sam and topomax, neurologists, stress and the drama… we have a silver lining!!!! It is looking more and more like Sam’s depression, mood swings and quietness were mostly down to the med’s! Even HE is noticing a change now (it has been since Tuesday that we stopped …

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There is a lot to be said for bedside manner

…now if only ‘our’ neurologist had some! (and yes I said ‘our’ but I am using the term loosely)Dennis and I had wonderful second opinion phone call last night with Dr. Bourque from Winnipeg. He  helped us to understand what all might be the reasoning behind the sudden “you are being transferred to pediatrics’ call …

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not again

just got off the phone with our neuro (that we have had for all of 6weeks) and was informed that they are transferring us to the pediatric neuro clinic which when we were trying to get in to them didnt want us because they said they would be transitioning us when he was 16 (in …

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Thots and crap…

This is how I feel a lot these days… if only it would work… Sam has been on the topomax for almost 2 weeks and I can honestly say that I hope that things start going in a more family friendly direction. We are not sure if it is the topomax on its own or …

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A run to remember

… well the football boys and my boys will! David as he first comes up to  meet the team! Davids view of the team as he gets close! The boys cheering David on! My “football” boys! Starting their run! These are some pictures that Dennis and Melissa (David’s trip organizer) took of the boys from …

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coming clean

I finally told my dad about Sam’s brain injury. I didnt go into details, just generalities and it felt so good to tell him. I told him that why we are not always able to be visiting him (appointments) but we want to be able to more. I told him about Sam and the epilepsy …

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Grab some tissue first!!

This was a post from a follow mom with a child with epilepsy and I wish I had had the warning of a tissue… sigh. I don’t actually believe this is how God chooses who parents who, but after the day I had yesterday and the week before this it made me … well first …

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