Hi everyone, it’s Karina. My facilitator, Jeff, told me he’s been getting many questions about how things are going as I’ve settled into life with the Cousins family. I thought I would try to fill people in on how a Canine Companion goes about… Continue Reading “Friday Fun: Karina assists in therapy”
It was a big week for J.P. and Karina as we passed the one-month mark after graduating from Canine Companions for Independence. One month later meant Karina got her first bath, and we had to file our first report with CCI. The report asked… Continue Reading “Karina gets clean”
When I was young and thought about what it would be like to be a father, I always dreamed of the chance to have conversations with my children that would guide them through their younger years and into adulthood. I thought about teaching them… Continue Reading “Fatherly thoughts”
I’m not sure what to title this post, so I’m going to write it first and see what comes to mind. I am very lucky to be surrounded by some amazing people in my life. I hold them in high regard and thank them… Continue Reading “Praying for healing”
After more than a month of chaos, even doing household chores seems relaxing. It’s really nice to be settling into our new normal in the Cousins’ household. Over the past few days, there’s been an effort to get things cleaned up inside and outside… Continue Reading “Enjoying the everyday”
We did it. On Monday and Tuesday, Paige, J.P., Karina and I returned to Canine Companions for Independence to complete the training that was put on hold while J.P. was hospitalized for a shunt revision and a gastrointestinal bug. We returned to CCI on… Continue Reading “Training completed”
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