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this is how we roll- flashback post 9.16.2012

 Even though I was a child development major, I sometimes forget that you can’t force a child into developing and doing things faster than they are ready.  I also forget that Tough Guy was born 5 1/2 weeks premature.  So really, when he turned 1, he was really only like that of a 10 1/2 month old. We got Tough Guy his first wheelchair when he was pretty little because we want him to have the opportunity to grow and...

new wheelchair part 2

After a couple weeks of pondering and researching, we placed our order for Tough Guy’s new wheelchair!  If you didn’t hear about the earlier part of the process you can read about it here: new wheelchair part 1   The therapist is writing up medical reasoning for each aspect of the chair and it will be shipped off to insurance for approval.  The faster insurance company approves it, the sooner Tough Guy will get his new wheels.  Most likely it will...

to the man that said God will heal my son

” You know, God will heal your son.” A few weeks ago we went to the pool.  It was a cooler day, but we had been visiting my parents for the weekend and we had gotten home and wanted to do something fun as a family.  We knew the pool wouldn’t be crowded, which it wasn’t.  It turned out to be a great night for a quick, hour of family swim time.  We got out of the pool and dried...

new wheelchair part 1

Tough Guy is due for a new wheelchair so I find myself swimming in questions and research about wheelchairs.  Tough Guy’s very first wheelchair was his tiny little green zip zac chair.  When Tough Guy was about 6 months old, we saw a little boy on you tube zipping around his house in this ingenious little wheelchair that allowed the boy to reach his toys- it made them accessible so he could easily play!  When Dan and I saw it,...