One Punch Man 10/27/19

Robbie dressed up as One Punch Man the week of Halloween  2017. Robbie was upset about his hair loss, so our girls told him he would make a great One Punch Man. Robbie had so much fun dressing up at the Zoo, The Butterfly Center, and MD Anderson. People at the zoo were stopping him…

Parenting a Terminally Ill Child My Top 10 List 10/24/19

I learned several things parenting a terminally ill child that I wished I had realized sooner. ( I accidentally deleted this post this morning when I was reading it. ) My top 10 List 1. Don’t put an age limit on fun. I used to say…you are too old to……. With Robbie sick, if he…

Miss Days Like This 10/23/19

Sometimes pictures pop up in my Google images that take my breath away. Seeing the happy smiles on our children while being silly with sloths is something I miss so much. This picture was taken June 2018 before Robbie started going quickly downhill. The kids had spent a couple days together having fun between treatments….

Happy International Sloth Day!

Happy International Sloth Day! Last year we had party hats for his sloths when we visited Robbie at the hospital. ❤️

Sloth Sightings 10/19/19

While I shop, I take pictures of any sloth I find. It used to be almost impossible to find a sloth, but now they are everywhere. I think of them as messages from Robbie. ❤

Hospital Last October 10/18/19

This was a year ago. I spent the night with Robbie at the hospital and of course, we were up all night. I loved spending time with him and he really appreciated when we would spend the night. Then I drove to work, which also happened to be the day, I was being observed for…

3 Years Ago 10/15/19

Three years ago today, Robbie was done with treatments in Houston and we were back at our home in Edmond, OK. He was slowly gaining his strength back along with frequent physical therapy. We were still scared, but we were thankful that he had somehow beat bone cancer, when just a few months earlier it…

Running From Grief 10/14/19

The last few months, I have been keeping busy non-stop. Making materials for my students, teaching, paperwork, or work around our house. Basically from the time I wake up until my head hits the pillow at night. This weekend, I decided to take off because I was exhausted from the schedule I have put myself…

7 Months

7 months since we heard his voice or saw his sweet smile. This picture was taken last October. One topic that was in this week’s grief lesson is trying to find a way to live without the identity of the lost loved one. That is tough because I will always be Robbie’s mom in my…