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Five Months Later

Five Months Later

February 20th my¬†Daddy called an ambulance to take Mia to the hospital. Her flu symptoms were just too bad, and he was just too sick, to go through standard doctor or urgent care routes. Almost exactly five months to the day later, July 18th, I’m […]

Brace Yourself: Good News is Coming

Brace Yourself: Good News is Coming

Tuesday night I walked into Mia’s hospital room around 7pm. She turned her head, saw me, and said “Oh my god. Get me a lawyer. Call Dan Newlin.” That’s right. Mia is officially asking for a lawyer and wants to sue every doctor she’s seen […]

The things that have made me laugh recently

The things that have made me laugh recently

If you’ve thought the last almost-eight weeks have been nothing but depression and sob-fests over in Ali-land, you would not be far off. This has been a seriously bleak time. But despite losing Daddy and being thrown into a logistical nightmare that includes commuting from […]

The roller coaster is moving faster than I can blog

The roller coaster is moving faster than I can blog

Yeah. This roller coast is moving far, far too fast for me to keep up with on this blog. What roller coaster, you ask? The one my family got on when Daddy and Mia got sick. You know, the one that keeps going up and […]

More on Mia

More on Mia

Once again there are too many details about Mia’s health to share in one, or even five, Facebook status’s. And so I turn to my blog to share the news. Where I left off: Mia was safely moved from Cape Canaveral Hospital to Kindred in […]

Soooo about that birthday…

Soooo about that birthday…

Friday was my first birthday without Daddy and man,… it started off SO. GOOD. I opened presents from friends that were thoughtful and perfect. I cried happy tears and laughed all morning. From a special bangle bracelet with an incredibly meaningful symbol, to a set […]

A Lengthy, Detailed Update on Mia

A Lengthy, Detailed Update on Mia

Since so many people have asked and the details are so vast, I thought I’d write out a full-length update on Mia’s health in chronological order. This is long, but it’s thorough and pretty interesting if you’re interested in that sort of thing… The Beginning: […]