Tag: health

Growing child leads to aching back

Couch on blocks

It’s been a tough couple of weeks in the Cousins’ household. We’ve been dealing with a sick 19-year-old cat, and a wife with some serious back pain. Not only is that bad for Paige, but consequently, I’m called to do more lifting, and then my… Continue Reading “Growing child leads to aching back”

The J.P. Story: An incredible gift

Welcome home

Dad’s note: In honor of J.P.’s 12th birthday, I’m writing “The J.P. Story,” which looks back at our journey through birth and now approaching teen-hood. I hope you enjoy. The seventh chapter looks at J.P.’s discharge and the incredible ways our church helped us get… Continue Reading “The J.P. Story: An incredible gift”

School makes big move

Conductive Education Center of Orlando

The staff at the Conductive Education Center of Orlando had some big plans for the Memorial Day holiday weekend. They moved into a new facility. For many years, J.P. has spent time at CECO. It’s a wonderful place for children with motor disabilities that… Continue Reading “School makes big move”

Sleeping soundly again

J.P. sleeping

After another night of vomiting and more calls to the hospital after being discharged Monday, J.P. is finally looking better. The big goal after getting home Monday was to get J.P. in the bathtub. He still had post-surgery hair and was unable to have… Continue Reading “Sleeping soundly again”

J.P. is home

Chillin' on the couch

J.P. was discharged from Florida Hospital for Children on Monday after spending four days there with a gastrointestinal bug. It was the second hospitalization within a week. He was first admitted May 10 which led to surgery to repair his shunt. It all happened… Continue Reading “J.P. is home”

Getting to know our puppy raiser

Valerie Habeeb

It was an exciting Friday as team training at Canine Companions for Independence drew to a close. The day began with a grooming session for Karina in preparation for Saturday’s graduation at SeaWorld. The 11 recipients and their families attended a luncheon with the… Continue Reading “Getting to know our puppy raiser”

Getting back on track

J.P. in recovery

J.P. went to surgery Tuesday morning to repair his shunt, and everyone is hoping that will settle his stomach and allow him to get back to dog training in time for graduation Saturday. Dr. Eric Trumble performed the surgery and said it was the same issue… Continue Reading “Getting back on track”

Dealing with unforseen problems, part 2

J.P. hospitalized

The old saying, “One step forward, two steps back,” is so true in the lives of J.P., Paige and I. We have become so excited about the prospect of bringing home our skilled companion dog over the past week, but what happened Saturday night… Continue Reading “Dealing with unforseen problems, part 2”

Mornings with J.P.

J.P. waking up

Things are busy in the Cousins’ household in the morning. If J.P. had a good night, he usually will sleep until well after the sun comes up, but upon awakening, things get a bit hectic. We still keep a log of his diapers just… Continue Reading “Mornings with J.P.”

Why do I run?

Ready to Race

I run because it helps me to navigate life’s detours. As the parent of a child with special needs, I never know when I’ll be able to get to the gym, yoga, crossfit or any of the other physical activities many people take part… Continue Reading “Why do I run?”

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Just another WordPress.com site

Trading Barbs With Barb

Irreverant Musings With A Message

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