Monthly Archives: April 2016

It’s hard to break-up

Bridget has been in therapy since she was 3 months old. She began speech therapy before her second birthday. We started at three visits a week, then went down to two. Since beginning kindergarten we have decreased the visits to once a week.

Between physical, occupational, hydro and speech therapy we are at the pediatric rehab center two to four afternoons a week. Sometimes we are lucky and can do visits back to back. But that means Bridget leaves the house at 8:30 in the morning and doesn’t get home until 6 in the evening.

It’s become our second home and our safety net.  Continue reading

If we were having a glass of wine…

If we were having a glass of wine, I would tell you that life has been incredible.  It’s been beyond busy, which has taken a toll on my writing and running. Yet it has been the happy kind of chaos.

If we were having a glass of wine, I would tell you that David and I had dinner alone the other night. We had a chance to reconnect (aka not talk about the girls). It has been too long since we have had that couple time. It was nice to remember why we married one another! Continue reading

Fear sucks…

One of the biggest fears I ever had to face, I didn’t know I possessed. When you have a child, you only imagine them healthy. You never imagine seeing them in the hospital, or working so hard to just say the word mom. You might, in the back of your mind, worry. You do not understand how true fear tastes.

The fears become accumulative.  Continue reading