My Autistic Brain Tumor Survivor

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Conversations with an Autistic Brain Tumor Survivor

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Dad came home from work one night and asked Bethany what she had done that day. Her answer?  “A really big poop.  Big like my big Jesus”! I added to the conversation by informing Dad that she had also worked…
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Finding Hope in all this Hopelessness

*A version of this post was originally published on 9/28/12. Our battle with Bethany’s seizure disorder often seems hopeless. My husband and I are literally helpless bystanders in her battle. Somehow we’ve managed to hang onto a little hope throughout our ordeal….
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Bethany’s Quest for Medical Marijuana is Finally Over!

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I’ve said it before, but I’m gonna say it again just one last time!! The journey to getting our daughter, Bethany, access to medical marijuana has been a long and arduous one! When we first started out, it wasn’t even…
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Birthday Surprises and 10 Facts About Epilepsy!

Happy Friday everyone! Looks like we got even more snow last night! Hope you have plans for a great weekend! Jeremiah doesn’t know it yet, but he is having a family birthday party tomorrow!! We are planning a surprise 15th…
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Special Needs Teen Gets Approved for Medical Marijuana!

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Breaking News!! Special needs teen gets approved to use medical marijuana to treat seizure disorder! Yesterday, my special needs daughter, Bethany had a Neurology appointment. Thinking her neurologist might suggest prescribing her medical marijuana was the last thing on my…
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A Day in the Life of my Special Needs Daughter

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Today I want to give you a glimpse into what one day was like for my seventeen year old special needs daughter, Bethany, a brain tumor survivor. Fifteen years ago a life threatening brain tumor wreaked havoc on Bethany’s life…
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