Setbacks and spinal fluid

So this week I fully intended on posting an update with pictures. I had several doctor appointments and was going to give a thorough update on my progress after. Well it seems I’ve hit a speed bump. Friday night my incision began leaking clear fluid. I saw my ENT on Saturday who stitched me up […]

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One Month

One month update! I can’t believe it’s been a month since surgery. The past few weeks have easily been some of the hardest of my life. The emotions you go through are unreal and can be very surprising when you think you know yourself. Last week I had a moment I desperately needed with God. […]

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Doctors, Doctors, Doctors

Hello! Ok, time for an update. Yesterday I saw my ENT and the visit was very encouraging. The Doc said he thought I looked great for what I’d been through and told me he was impressed in the hospital with my progress. We talked about my eye, mouth, swallow and vocal chords. I’ll be seeing […]

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“Things will get better”

Hello! So I planned on doing a new update tomorrow once I saw my ENT but he’s had a death in the family and I won’t be seeing him now until next week so today is as good as any. Yesterday I went to see my neurosurgeon’s assistant to get my stitches out. Luckily there […]

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So what happened?

So what actually happened to me and what is happening… About two years ago before giving birth to Iyla I was sitting at the dinner table and suddenly felt a numbing sensation on my tongue. If you’ve ever been pregnant or known someone pregnant then you know that pregnancy makes literally everything “normal”. I read […]

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In-Between

why write a blog? One very important thing I have learned as I’ve gone down this path is how vital it is to remember the moments “in-between”. It’s one thing to remember how a journey begins and ends, and another thing entirely to recount the moments that happened “in-between”. It’s those moments that give weight […]

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