Just Living

Over the past couple of weeks, I have made a valiant effort to sit down and write a post. But each time, I had to think and think about what to write about. This is rare for me because as you all know…I always have something to say. This blog started out in Costa Rica. It was originally called “Live Love Travel Souls” and it was pre-marriage and pre-Lola. Rob and I thought we were going to be trekking around to various adventures and the blog would be a great way to share our newfound lives with our family and friends in the States. Then I became pregnant so I was prompted by Rob to write about my pregnancy in a foreign country. Then we got married so...
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Easter – Last Year

Thinking back to this time last year (a different date due to Easter being much earlier this year) gives me an eerie and chilling feeling. Last year Rob, Lola and I were living in Costa Rica. Rob and I ran a medical hotel that demanded all of our time and certainly all of our energy. But even with the distractions, we began to notice something wasn’t quite right with Lola. While we didn’t know it at the time, for about 10 days prior to Easter we were watching Lola have tiny, but enormously damaging seizures. Lola was never one to make much eye contact nor did she track objects, but her eyesight was diminishing, her smile was fading and the light within began to dim. She stopped progressing...
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