Going Home!

On : 22 June, 2016 | Category : 2016

For the past 3 weeks I haven’t really been able to leave the hospital or house where we are staying very much.  I have been trying to do workouts in our little room, and one thing I started was RomWod.  It is similar to yoga, but it asks you to hold each pose for 3-4 […]

This Gotcha Day Won’t Soon Be Forgotten

On : 18 June, 2016 | Category : 2016

I am a rule follower.  On our honeymoon, we stayed at an all-inclusive resort in Jamaica.  One afternoon, Daniel and I decided to take a little catamaran out into the ocean.  The staff at the resort gave Daniel a 5 minute crash course, and we were on our way.  Just as we had gotten a […]

Just Run Over There and Come Right Back

On : 16 June, 2016 | Category : 2016

Several weeks ago on a Sunday while Daniel was still in Baltimore, I was able to go to church outside of DC where our friend preaches.  At lunch we were talking to his daughter about where she would go to college.  I told her to be careful because I never intended to be a long […]

Calming the Storm

On : 8 June, 2016 | Category : 2016

Jian has been very calm about her second surgery as it has been approaching. She has also begun a habit of reading in bed every night for a few minutes in order to wind down and fall asleep.  Last night, she tossed and turned, repositioned her cast, read a book, watched cartoons, and repeated this […]

Pre Op Appointment for the Left Knee

On : 6 June, 2016 | Category : 2016

As I think back over my younger years, I am always grateful when I recall a couple of male teachers that I had in middle school.  Despite a lot of negative things I was experiencing, they looked at me and saw someone who was smart and talented and had great potential for success.  They encouraged and inspired […]