Cerebral Palsy and A Morning Angel

Cerebral Palsy and A Morning Angel It is now 9:08 a.m. as I sit down and begin my first ever attempt at blogging. My home healthcare provider has just arrived to help with house cleaning and personal hygiene, as needed. I claim to be a morning person. But am I really? Come with me and we’ll decide together if indeed this is true. It is 7:15 a.m. The alarm goes off. I open my eyes.…

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A Husband’s View (part 7)

A Husband’s View (part 7) And here we go again. Anxiety, yet excitement can only describe the next to last chemo session. We are at number five on the morning of August 4th when we yet again make that journey to the clinic for Michelle to be hooked up to all these IV’s to receive these nasty, yet necessary medications that will continue to kick her cancer’s ass! I just said a bad word, didn’t…

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A Husband’s View (part 6)

A Husband’s View (part 6) Michelle is now halfway through the scheduled amount of chemo sessions. She is already growing tired of these drugs that have begun to weaken her, both mentally and physically. However, this feeling worn down received a bit of excitement shortly after the third chemo treatment. Michelle was doing a self exam on her breast when I suddenly heard Michelle cry out, “baby, come quick.” Well, as you can imagine, I…

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Dogs for People with Seizure Disorders

Almost 60 million people have seizures, of the 60 million 20 million are in the United States. Most people with seizure disorders will stay home or limit their time out for fear of having a seizure while they are out. Since people with seizure disorders don’t go out the lose out on the quality of life they should be able to enjoy. When people with seizure disorders get a seizure warning dog they are less…

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Dogs for Children with Autism

The way Dogs for Children with Autism help is a lot different and more unique then a regular assistive dog. The major difference is that a regular assistive dog helps with every day tasks but a dog for children with autism is there mostly for support emotionally. Because children with autism commonly have sensory overload, having an assistive dog there as a solid companion can help with the sensory challenges the child with autism may…

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