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My Lil’ Bro Is Rockin’ Right Along

Our Uncle Dan and Aunt Carol stopped by today and dropped off some pictures of us from when we were little. Here is my favorite from that stack. This is Jake and I when we were little. I believe we

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Jake Laughed!

Yesterday was a big shock to me. When I first walked in Jake’s room in the morning he was sitting up in a chair. As I entered the room he made direct eye contact with me as if he hasn’t

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Jake Smiled Today

Today was the first day Jake didn’t thrash around in the bed. He was very relaxed.┬áHe was rather sedated most of the day because they turned up his meds. When we asked why, they said “it was the doctor’s orders”.

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Jake’s room smells like an aquarium…

…and we’re all dressed like doctors. Jake’s room smells like an aquarium from all the fish oil in his system. They had turned up his dosage to 3,000 mg of fish oil per day. That’s a rather heavy dose. It’s

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Phase II – Jake Moves to Indy & Fish Oil

[I apologize ahead of time, WordPress is jamming all my posts together without paragraph spacing] Jake is still pushing through this. He’s come a long way so far but still has a lot of work to do. I’m not leaving

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Jake is moving around!

Jake is moving his whole body today. They took him off the Propofol sedative so that’s why he’s waking up. The nurse is cutting back on his morphine as well. He doesn’t seem to be feeling any pain. He doesn’t

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Where are YOUR (yes you!) comments?

OK, so my blog is blowing up with visitors! It went from under 1,000 hits 2 weeks ago to over 4,000 today! I know most of this traffic is from concerned readers interested in Jake’s story (Awesome!) But I’d also

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Random words of wisdom as I was driving home last night

Jake will come out of this stronger than he was before. He’s a tough kid and that’s what he did last time he was in a situation like this. There’s no doubt in my mind. No, seriously he’s like Superman.

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