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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

Unexpected kindness is a great service.
Unexpected kindness is a great service.

The kindness of strangers transformed my day today. I was feeling under the weather today because I couldn’t get my asthma under control.  We stayed in the condo most of the day.  We were scheduled to attend a luau this evening and I wasn’t sure how it would go.  Not just because of my asthma,

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Sometimes I ask, is it worth it?
Sometimes I ask, is it worth it?

As a consequence of his Lennox Gastaut Syndrome, Nick’s mobility has decreased over time and he has experienced regression of many skills that he worked hard to master.  So of course, because of this regression, his personal care needs have increased and sometimes it is hard work for us to do everything for him, especially

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Where is the sun going?
Where is the sun going?

Looking at the world through Nick’s eyes is interesting.  I am often surprised at what he does know and also what he doesn’t.  This evening while watching the sunset at the beach, Nick turned to me and asked, “Where is the sun going? Will it come back?” Nick is 38 years old and although we

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I am Nick's mom
  • Unexpected kindness is a great service.
  • Sometimes I ask, is it worth it?
  • Where is the sun going?
  • Vacations are a blast!
  • Last night in Florence.
  • My own room with a view!
  • Inspired by the Great Masters.
  • Today was a good day!

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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