Guillain-Barre

Guest post: Myself from 2007

July 31, 2009

I started blogging right after my brother-in-law was diagnosed with Guillain-Barre Syndrome. This is a post I wrote way back when, before anybody but my mom read Weebles Wobblog. Since I’m kinda occupied this week, I’m offering it as a guest post. I’m feeling the same sentiments now that I did then. Our Bodies: Do […]

Present tense

May 10, 2008

You know things are dire when you are hoping for a root canal. If the antibiotics kick in by tomorrow afternoon (fingers crossed tightly), Tessa might be able to keep the tooth stub for a few more years. The goal is to hold on to it until she’s a dental adult. Please continue to think […]

Gino at 39 weeks gestation *

November 22, 2007

It’s a lame-o pregnancy analogy because it doesn’t fit in so many ways, but I can’t help but think of Gino’s 9-month fight back from complete dependence to nearly being able to walk again as a rebirth. Brief recap: last February, my sister’s husband had tingling in his hands and feet, which rapidly turned into […]

Not good news on Gino

September 16, 2007

Gino fell backwards from his wheelchair yesterday onto the back of his head, causing a small skull fracture. He had some short term memory loss and tests reveal blood on the brain. We hope he is moved out of ICU today. We would SO appreciate your healing prayers and thoughts. ### What does the tail […]