Year in Review – 2011

When trying to sum up 2011, I thought what better way to share our ups and downs than through my own words? Therefore I decided to gather a compilation of my own posts from the last year. The year started out with the birth of the most awesome baby ever, we went on to figure out about being parents, Lola began to have seizures, coping with the reality of having a child with a condition, more conditions were found, we felt a tug to move back to the U.S., we traveled, we loved, we moved and much more. While the subject matter in some of the posts is not “my favorite” from the year, it is in fact the reality of our lives. Life wouldn’t be life if...
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The Happy Baby and Mommy are Back

We skipped out on therapy with Melissa on Saturday as Lola already has a large amount of daily OT on her plate. The past few therapy sessions have seemed a bit repetitive therefore we felt it was best for Lola to stick with what she is already doing. Last week the girl was in a funk (must have felt the energy from her mother!). I’m guessing the teething combined with the increase in medication just took our happy little babe away. But that jubilant smile has returned along with an early sign of the first top tooth! She has been crazy active and she simply wants to chat all day long. It is such a beautiful sound. Last week we began to give Lola fish oil. We are...
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