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Two Years Adjusted

LMM turned two years old (adjusted) yesterday. Her birthday is in May, but since she was due in August, we adjust for her prematurity when assessing her development. 98 more words

The Beginning

Hydrocephalus: In short it is a neurological condition that translates to water brain. There are fewer than 200,000 US cases per year. It is very rare.   788 more words

A brain surgery and two shunt revisions later..

Welp I go back to work this weekend. Crazy nervous about it though…its been six weeks since I’ve woke up and put on scrubs. Scrubs are like a second skin to me, its when I feel the most like myself..I’m able to put all other cares aside and put my heart and soul into the welfare of another individual whom may be having the worst day of their life. 189 more words

Some Flowers Grow Well in the Shadows

The Sunshine, fresh air, and warmth all feel right together.  If I added the words joy, hope, and laughter, no one would question their natural place in this list.   747 more words

Being Scared

I don’t know what gave me this genius idea to document my demise. I guess me being an artist I have the need to tell the world about my disability and what could possibly go wrong,not that anybody reads these anyway. 267 more words

One Year After Brain Surgery

This video is of Winston (Tug) just after his first brain surgery – one year ago. He was about 3 months old.

Whenever you have a child with a difficult start in life, it seems that there are more chances for that child to need more medical care.   884 more words

Vp shunt: stress and anxiety

Today was a good day… I guess. The headaches weren’t as strong or bad as they usual. I didn’t sleep as much and I actually ate without feeling nauseous. 79 more words