A Hydrocephalus Thanksgiving

As I’ve mentioned before in earlier blog posts, besides being born with spina bifida, I was also born with hydrocephalus. This is a condition that causes cerebrospinal fluid to build up on the brain. To drain this fluid, a shunt often has to be placed in a person’s head. This shunt allows the excess fluidContinue reading “A Hydrocephalus Thanksgiving”

The House Call

Growing up I received some of the best medical care that was available for people who were born with spina bifida. I was fortunate to live just a couple of hours west of Chicago, which was home to Children’s Memorial Hospital. If you have read some of my earlier posts, you might recall my fondnessContinue reading “The House Call”

Providence

My life is but a weaving between my God and me. I cannot choose the colors He weaveth steadily Oft’ times He weaveth sorrow;And I in foolish pride Forget He sees the upper And I the underside.Not ’til the loom is silent And the shuttles cease to fly Will God unroll the canvas And reveal the reason why.  – CorrieContinue reading “Providence”