Monthly Archives: November 2010

17 Month Old Karis

I normally like to write a post the day before the 29th as a reminder to ask all of you to pray specifically for Karis’ healing, but it crept up on me this month!  (It has been a crazy month in the Almy house- Mommy’s sorry sweet Karis!)  I know there’s nothing “magical” about the […]

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Attitude of Gratitude Day 40- FINALE!

I have officially come to the end of my 40 day challenge of finding something to be grateful for every day (every day I could get to the computer to post, that is!)  Thank you so much for joining me on this journey.  I will continue to update you regularly on Karis and our family […]

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Attitude of Gratitude- Day 39 and Update

Hi friends! Today I am grateful for the Hunter’s Hope Foundation.  They offer an incredible amount of support (both emotional and physical) for families of children with Krabbe.  One of their biggest fundraising efforts is for Universal Newborn Screening.  Karis was born in Mobile, Alabama.  Alabama does not screen for Krabbe disease.  If they DID, […]

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AOG Day 38- UNC Trip

Hi friends! We just got back last night from our regularly scheduled trip to UNC to visit Dr. Escolar. For those of you who don’t know, Karis is participating in an 18 month long Natural History Study conducted by Dr. E. This means that we have to go to UNC every 3 months for the […]

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AOG Day 37

Karis’ therapists have encourged me to get Karis to perform some intentional movement each day, so that’s my aim. Tonight after we were done turning from side to side Karis showed great interest in my wiggling fingers, so we did “high fives” with her right arm. We turned over to get her to use her […]

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Attitude of Gratitude Day 36

Yesterday was busy but great! Karis was such a trooper as my mom and I carted her to 3 appointments (starting at 8:30am and ending at 4pm) with lots and lots of errands in between. I, of course, am incredibly grateful for my mom’s company. I am certain I wouldn’t have been able to accomplish […]

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