I thought I was going to take a break from blogging for a day or two after a month of posts but I can’t stop!
Okay, this will be short and there won’t be 30 minutes of video to watch (“Phew!” says Other Brother, who hasn’t quite caught up yet).
It is the last day of Epilepsy Awareness Month! I have learned so much from Robert this month and hope we helped others learn about epilepsy and about Robert.
I am very grateful to everyone for watching the videos, reading the posts and supporting all of us in our mission...
Robert and I are answering questions for the last two days of Epilepsy Awareness Month. I was worried before starting this project that Robert would tire of doing all these videos but he is enjoying every minute of it! (I should have realized what a ham he is!)
My first memory, as impossible as it seems, is of my brand new baby brother being carried through the back door of our two-bedroom, white house in Omaha. We moved out of that house when I was entering the first grade and we forever after referred to that house as “the White House.”
Today is a day for gratitude! Richard, Robert and I share what we are grateful for and wish everyone a very Happy Thanksgiving!One impact epilepsy has had on Robert is that it has made our family that much closer. For that, we are all grateful.We...
I am usually a positive person but today has been especially trying. I realize tomorrow is Thanksgiving and I should be espousing everything I am grateful for. I will.
Just not today.
Today I am on a rant.
. It is more insidious than people realize. People who have seizures lose...
|Robert is very comfortable at the dentist|
Robert has always been good about brushing his teeth but when he lived independently he didn’t regularly see a dentist. As we found out this year, the dentist he did see actually did not...
Robert is generally very polite, sweet and overall in an excellent mood. It might be physically difficult to care for him but it is not emotionally difficult when he is cooperative, joking around and full of laughter.
|Robert playing ball with the dogs|
When Robert (or any caree for...
Being organized gives me a sense of relief and peace. I can breathe a little easier when I know the briefs are in the same cabinet as they were last week and the extra toothpaste is on a shelf that I can direct Richard to when Robert is asking for more.