Author Archive: just me

The Impossible

I know this is a love song of sorts but it is more to me and I think to Sam too. Whenever I hear it I think of what the doctor’s told us when we first got to the hospital 5 years ago. I think of all the things that nurses told us to prepare …

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when?

When does it get easier!?? It was 3 am on December 23, 1997 and there was a knock at our door. I had just gotten home a day earlier from the hospital with our new baby Sam. What I remember most of that night was hollering (or what seemed like it to me)  that there …

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little by little

Sam is slowly gaining lost ground from the last few years of set backs. To start with he has moved to a new school (as have Isaac and Hannah) that is closer to our home, so that means sleeping in longer in the morning, a 15min or so bus ride, home after school BEFORE 4:00, …

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Our Family Update

The following pictures were all taken by my wonderfully talented, professional photographer friend, Cynthia Korman! You can see more of her beautiful work HERE on FaceBook! Please stop and have a look at her work! She rocks! Hannah Gurl is now 13 and becoming quite a beautiful young lady both inside and out! We are …

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what a few well scripted lines can do…

Last fall Dennis and I bought an amazing little addition to our entertainment world… we bought a PVR. On the whole we, as a family, do not watch a whole lot of television. We watch a few shows together for family time and each of the kids has a show or 2 that they like …

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Where we are at these days…

Ginter Family 2012 So it has been 5 weeks that Sam has been off of all the medications and so far so good. He is eating well, sleeping great and is able to go to school, play football and basically participate in life in a way that he hasnt been able to since last fall …

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One more day…

then the kids are all back to school…then maybe I can get back to a normal regular routine…maybe I can relax…maybe…. let the countdown  commence… **sigh**

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You’ve come a long way baby!

Sam on Aug4/2008 1 week after his accident Aug 5/2008 July 28/201216years old and 4 years later! This years July28 came and went with Dennis, Sam, Hannah and I camping at Kerr’s lake.  As I sat looking over the lake on that Saturday I have quite a few vivid memories that made me smile and …

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He’s baaaaaack…

Sam has been home from Brandon for  few weeks now and things seem to be on a more even keel.  We can see he is working hard to not snap all the time but still has a few moments. He has also decided to start reducing his meds because he is tired of feeling like …

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Living on the edge…

The last few weeks and days have been incredibly crazy  hectic …. stressful here. I am not usually one to talk much about Dennis on here but lately he seems to be having his own issues with his injury which have been causing me more stress. He is on a one track mindedness route it seems and he …

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