Well, that was intense! James just finished up his first semester back at school, and what do you know, he pulled off straight As! I knew he would, honestly. I can see how much he absolutely loves this program. What could be better for a shy musician than sitting behind the scenes, optimizing audio?… Continue reading First Semester in the Books
James started school. And he’s loving it. He’s noticeably happier. He’s now able to get into the car by himself. And get dressed. And put on his own shoes and socks. Most other things he still needs help with, but we’re working on improvement. Sven will have his Public Access test soon. He’s totally ready.… Continue reading Some little things.
It seems like we are constantly undergoing changes here, in a state of flux. It’s fitting, since I grew up as a military brat; as a kid we moved anywhere from every 6 months to 2 years. For the first several years of our marriage, James would come home to the furniture totally rearranged and… Continue reading Changes
I started this blog to try to share what we, as a family, are going through, and how I handle it. There have been times that were easier, but the relapses we’ve dealt with since 2012 have really challenged us. It’s not easy for your marriage relationship to turn into a caregiver relationship, and the… Continue reading Faith and Hope
I struggle with my lack of confidence. It’s something that has plagued me for as long as I can remember. I avoid stepping out of my comfort zone, because I’m afraid I’m not going to be any good at what I want to do. Sometimes, that means that when I make something, I don’t want… Continue reading Confidence
We have met with a contractor and an architect to get this house adapted for James. We are currently waiting for the bids from the contractor, to find out how much it’s going to cost to do what we want to do with the house. We also started working with a trainer for Sven, and… Continue reading Making changes
We’ve been in our house for two weeks now! We lost a lot of bathroom storage, so we’re still trying to figure out where to put all the things that were in the bathroom, but we’ll get there. James just got a phone call from the dog trainer–Sven will start his official training soon! The… Continue reading Settling In