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Enjoying the everyday

Karina's collar and tag

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”

Training completed

Karina with J.P. and Paige

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”

J.P.’s new wheels

J.P.'s new wheelchair

I was recently waiting for my 2010 Honda Civic to be serviced when I was approached by a sales manager and told that the dealership was very interested in obtaining cars like mine. The sales manager said the news 2014 Honda Civics had many… Continue Reading “J.P.’s new wheels”

Karina assists in therapy

Karina with J.P.

Our skilled companion dog is being put to work. As things slowly return to normal in the Cousins’ household, Karina is getting involved in speech therapy. Our speech therapist, Amy Thomas, is creating a whole section of J.P.’s Dynavox to tell Karina’s story, and… Continue Reading “Karina assists in therapy”

Catching up

Karina's new bed

After working through the long holiday weekend, Tuesday was a day for catching up. It was supposed to be the day I would have officially joined the Patient Safety and Quality Committee at Florida Hospital for Children, but the meeting was canceled at the… Continue Reading “Catching up”

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”

Dog days of summer arrive early

Karina in bed

The dog days of summer have arrived a bit early in Central Florida with temperatures climbing into the mid-90s just in time for the Memorial Day holiday weekend. Paige managed to get Karina in J.P.’s bed with him after he awoke, and he was… Continue Reading “Dog days of summer arrive early”

Shaking off the cobwebs

Snoozing dog

I was thankful J.P. got a good night’s sleep. It was nice to wake up feeling refreshed Thursday, and I’ve noticed that since J.P. has been home from the hospital, Karina doesn’t whine in her crate before I’m ready to wake up. However, I… Continue Reading “Shaking off the cobwebs”

Diaper trouble prompts change in plans

Karina in hospitl bed

Believe it or not, J.P. was back at the hospital Wednesday after going 20 hours without a wet diaper. I’ve learned from my many hospital stays that you can tell nurses about many issues with a child, but nothing seems to be taken as… Continue Reading “Diaper trouble prompts change in plans”

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”

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