Small moments

I am sitting watching Frank warming up with the boys for soccer practice – laughing, falling to the ground, chasing balls and shooting goals. Who knew we could be here almost four months ago when I was wondering if we would ever be able to wean Frank off of the...

Fifty Shades of Gray

There is a new book out with the title “Fifty shades of Gray.”  My understanding is that this is quite the read, and I know many people that have jumped on board to read it. I have a different perspective on fifty shades of gray – life has made...

Honor

I have been struggling to find the words to express the last few days events.  I try to keep everyone updated on how Frank is doing, and it is often wrapped around the many different places we visit and things that we get to do. After 3 hours of therapy on Wednesday,...

Quitting is not the end

I often wonder how many big changes one person can sustain in a short amount of time. Yesterday, I officially left my career of almost 17 years in the rehab field.  It was another part of this process – a choice that I made this time- but not one made easily or...

JUNE

An oddly normal day filled with dropping kids off at school, heading off to school, making bracket purchases at Menards, mowing the lawn, cleaning out the car and filling up the trailer.  Although the body is strong enough to complete the tasks, the mind struggles to...