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I am a Christ-follower; wife to Chris; and mother to two beautiful daughters, Lilliana and Emmalyn.
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Wednesday, January 30, 2013

2nd CI Surgery

Emmalyn had her second surgery on January 25th and it went perfect! No complications at all! Her recovery was much easier this time too. Glad to have those behind us.

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Wednesday, January 2, 2013


Emmalyn's 1st activation appointment was today and it went much better than expected! They were able to activate 8 electrodes which is exactly what we hoped for! She seemed to tolerate it well and even responded to "ah" and "ba-ba-ba" which she has never done on that side before. It will definitely be a long road and it may continue to be challenging because of her ossification, but we are excited to get the process started! We took a great video, but the file is really large, so we need to edit it before trying to upload. Hope to get that up soon.

In other news, it looks like Emmalyn will be having her second CI surgery pretty soon. We did another test on her left ear today and her hearing has continued to decline in that ear. We are a little concerned that she is losing the hearing she has because that ear is also ossifying, so we want to get the implant in as soon as possible.