Lily was diagnosed at age 4. You’ve read our story through diagnosis. Fast forward over the next few years, and we find Lily in 3rd grade. She has now dealt with having JIA for 4 years. While you’d think that would be enough time to get with the swing of things, every weekend shot is […]
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When I left you last, Lily had just began methotrexate, and was having a rough time. Luckily for us, she was one of the fortunate ones that was able to somewhat adapt to the meds. After a while, the sickness with each dose stopped. Saturdays were still days of extreme tiredness post shot, but as […]
We received services in exchange for this post, but the opinions are 100% genuine. We only work with businesses we would recommend and that add value to our readers.Close your eyes. Imagine you are laying down, breathing in beautiful aromas that put your mind and soul at peace. Then the magic of a hand & […]
Fireworks. Americana at its best. Here is a listing of local fireworks displays in Green Bay and the surrounding areas.
Fall 2011. It has now been 6 months since Lily’s first knee injection, and about 8 months since we found her initial swollen knee. We were once again facing Lily going back in for more steroid injections. Her right knee, left knee and the top of her right foot all had fluid sitting on the […]
When I ended the blog last time, I found myself sitting in the office of a pediatric rheumatologist with my 4 year old daughter, whose knee was the size of a softball, wondering how in the world we ended up here. We had been through knee aspirations at the surgery center, specialists, testing, etc., with […]
Life will eventually stop spinning. It doesn’t necessarily get easier, but it does change. You become better equipped for this life. Your child will surprise you and those special moments will carry you through the challenging ones. Thankfully, we have numerous options for autism services in Green Bay:
This new twist on a classic recipe is brought to you by our partners at Festival Foods!We call it “Not your Grandma’s Chicken Salad” since we’re replacing the often-used mayo with savory avocado.
Making it through those first couple years made Steve and I feel like we were superheroes. It was winter 2011, and our twins, Lily and Aubrey, had just turned 4 years old at the end of January. One night, as I was drying Lily off from her bath, I noticed that her knee was bulging. […]
This post is brought to you by our partner, Festival Foods.Ah, February. The month of love and hearts and chocolate and roses and … Whew! With all that plugged into one month, it’s easy to understand why February also is American Heart Month. To help celebrate, our team of Mealtime Mentors has rounded up some […]