This is Eli

A blog about Eli. A blog about survival – and by that, I mean life!

Sometimes you just gotta write through the fog of despair to find clarity. That’s what I did Saturday, starting at 5:30 a.m., before my kids were up, so I could let go of a crummy week and have a fun Halloween with the family. I discovered that when you put it out there, solutions float your way. …

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Thirty pounds of rage can flip chairs, shatter sound sound barriers and thrash at your heart, one so full of love for this little bruiser. Seems at nearly 3 Eli has decided he has a lot to say about the hours of treatments and physical therapy we put him through each week to keep him healthy. He …

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Quick note: Eli’s 0-to-crud-in-60-second cough has improved a lot. Daily, he is on 1.5 hours of vest, an antibiotic and breathing treatments of Albuterol plus our new treatment, Pulmozyme for a cruddy cough that appeared out of nowhere. He doesn’t have a consistent cough any more, but he coughs during his treatments. That’s good because …

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We’re entering the #healthy65 Holiday Challenge home stretch. Parties, visits, dinners, travels — oi. It’s time to double down on our wellness goals through Jan. 13. The #healthy65 challenge began Nov. 10 with the simple idea to do one healthy thing of your choosing per day for 65 days. The healthy thing can be physical, …

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