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Mom, I ok!

Mom, I ok!

If you ask Nick, today is the best day of the year.  It is even better than Christmas or Easter, or anything.  It is his birthday.  Born in 1979, he is 38 today.  Each year, he is so excited as he anticipates the arrival of the 19th of August.  There are so many facts and Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)

Nick sings.
Nick sings.

The doctors told us originally that Nick probably wouldn’t ever walk or talk.  Yet not only did he learn to do both of these things, he sings. On the way home from church he was singing away and I captured a brief video of him singing “I Know That My Redeemer Lives.” I couldn’t get Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)

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Stressed is Desserts spelled backwards!
Stressed is Desserts spelled backwards!

Lately my friends are talking to me about trying to reduce my stress.  I have been using my own style of stress reducing activities for all of these years, but it seems that the professionals are now saying that sugar can actually cause a stress response in your body.  That has not been my experience.  Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)

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Hallucinations or reality?
Hallucinations or reality?

For years Nick has experienced hallucinations.  Many people are not aware that those with epilepsy may suffer other difficulties in addition to the seizures.  Experts differ in their opinion of the root cause, whether it is temporal lobe involvement during the actual seizures or if it is anti-seizure medicine-induced psychosis.  Which ever camp is correct, hallucinations Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)

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I am Nick's mom
  • Nick sings.
  • Stressed is Desserts spelled backwards!
  • Hallucinations or reality?
  • Finding Joy
  • New experiences bring new vocabulary.
  • Stop and smell the roses!
  • Nick's Sand Box
  • Persistence Pays Off

Great perspective. It's like having a front row seat to an absolutely amazing story. You will fall in love with this family, and learn why Nick's life is a life worth living.

Christina Stevulak

Eva amuses us by sharing the perceptive, treasured statements Nick surprises us with. She also makes our hearts ache as we walk with her, and the family, in the dark hours.  Her direct telling of her story as Nick’s Mom lifts us all to compassion and understanding.

Maureen Hoffmann

Straight from-the-heart, with frankness and celebration, Eva Gremmert writes about both the difficulties and joys of raising her disabled son, Nick, to manhood.

Natalie Jackson

Eva Gremmert captures human events and interactions in a simple, straightforward but intuitive way that makes what she has to say profound on a level that engages, teaches, and inspires her readers.

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