I've been struggling to write on here.... so with the anniversary of Jake's amputation looming... here goes! So the gravity of what we went through twelve months ago will probably never really set in. It was too big even now, it's like standing in the middle of Central Park trying to see the park edges. … Continue reading What a Difference a Year Makes!
So, 10 days ago Jake got his "new" second socket. Since an amputated limb changes size and volume a lot in the first 2 years, we knew we would be going through a few sockets before he was in a "permanent" socket. Well, the first version of the second socket was created using lots of … Continue reading Progress is a Win!
I think Cody said it best after the show on Saturday night, that this group went from "undesirable to undeniable". That statement is so perfect for Jake's journey of recovery also.
So today happens to be the sixth anniversary of me and Jake's first date. Today is also the day that I was, for the first time, unable to find my 6'2" husband in a crowd. A quick recap of our first date... I am an anxious person, obviously, so after a week of messaging online, … Continue reading Where’s Waldo-Jake Edition
Remember that time when you were younger and you really liked something, but you knew others might think it was weird or strange.