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Discharge

Well that went by quickly!  Chris is being discharged from this second round at TIRR on Sunday, February 10th. My parents say Chris has made a considerable amount of progress this time.  The therapists continue to add new activities and … Continue reading

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TIRR – Round Two!

Great news – Chris is back at TIRR!  My parents drove out to Houston again just after the holidays, and Chris was readmitted last week. The therapists say they’ve even noticed improvement since October, which is kinda cool, because Chris … Continue reading

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End ~ Chapter 7

Chapter 7 came to a close on Wednesday, October 31st, as Chris left TIRR Memorial Hermann for home. I’m amazed with the progress Chris made in roughly six short weeks at TIRR.  He’s able to more readily track objects, movement … Continue reading

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TIRR!

As my dad previously posted, they actually DID make it to TIRR in Houston over the weekend of September 17th – no false starts this time! I was impressed by the folks at TIRR during the previous two admissions evaluations…  … Continue reading

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The Routine

While we’re still waiting for TIRR, I figured I’d post some photos suggesting what it’s like for a family taking care of an individual with a severe traumatic brain injury.  I say “suggest”, because there’s honestly no way to explain, … Continue reading

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Two Years

I’ll try to post a multi-month roundup at some point, to kind of summarize what’s been going on since January, but in the meantime just wanted to post something to describe that Tuesday two years ago when I learned about … Continue reading

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Still waiting on TIRR

It’s been two months since my last post.  Another birthday for Chris, another Christmas holiday gone by, a new year. Chris is now 30 years old.  I think back to my 30th birthday almost two years ago when Chris came … Continue reading

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A Saturday in Austin

My mom and I were able to take Chris to a Texas football game this past weekend, which was pretty special given the stars that needed to align to make it possible. The UT athletics office very happily converted my … Continue reading

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Still in San Antonio

Still not sure if we’re going to be able to get into TIRR yet.  Luckily, my mom was able to extend the lease on the apartment in San Antonio another month to buy us some more time. Before the motorcycle … Continue reading

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September

Well, we don’t know what the next step is going to be yet.  I hope it is TIRR in Houston, but I’m not sure how soon that will happen.  In any case, we need to be moved out of the … Continue reading

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