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The Greatest Gifts Aren’t In Pretty Boxes

Credit: Home. Life. Encouragement Sweet Thoughts on this Christmas Week: Some of the greatest gifts don’t come in packages, but in lab coats instead. For anyone who has ever experienced a bad doctor, you realize with a quickness to cherish the good ones. As I sit here waiting for Kiddo again in this large parking… Continue reading The Greatest Gifts Aren’t In Pretty Boxes

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Living My Real

A Day in The Life of Our Medical Journey Credit: Home. Life. Encouragement This is how I am starting my day again. Sitting in a doctor’s office parking lot. Today is a bit harder though. Today I could just sit here and weep as my daughter walks off by herself to go get 25-30 nerve… Continue reading Living My Real

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No Matter The Pain, You Are Beautifully Made

Journaling JourneyDo you continue to worry over your kids? As parents, I am unsure how you do not. It seems to be bred into us as soon as they are born. Today has been one of those days where I struggled with worrying over my Kiddo. It does not matter how old they become, when… Continue reading No Matter The Pain, You Are Beautifully Made

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Your Strength Overcomes Fatigue

Journaling JourneyToday is coming to an end and I am thankful because it has been a long day thanks to a medicine I am taking for a tooth extraction I had last week. As much as I would have liked to have taken a much needed nap, I fought through the need and took my… Continue reading Your Strength Overcomes Fatigue

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The Battle of Courage

Journaling JourneyIt is Friday night again and we are sitting here together as Kiddo does another week of IgG Infusions. This is not the best way for her to spend her Friday night, as most college students her age are out having fun, but doing it tonight is proving to be so much better for… Continue reading The Battle of Courage

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Sunday Summary

Journaling Journey Entry 4 We made it to church today which was a big deal since we have not been making it due to Kiddo's migraines. Unfortunately, she is now suffering with a headache and I am praying she is able to catch it and keep it from getting worse. She complained about having watery… Continue reading Sunday Summary

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A Summary of Where My Journaling Journey Begins

Let me begin my Journaling Journey by providing you with an update of what my sweet daughter's medical journey has been like. When my daughter was 13 she began complaining frequently about having headaches. I dismissed them initially by simply telling her to take some Tylenol if it hurt bad enough for medicine. Then by… Continue reading A Summary of Where My Journaling Journey Begins