Category Archives: Updates

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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TIRR Memorial Hermann – notes from Dad

It looks like we have accomplished another milestone, however, I don’t want to speak too soon but it looks like we are going to get to go to TIRR afterall. This is great news that we’ve been waiting on for … 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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TIRR

A brief update:  with the new wheelchair van, we were able to take Chris to see the folks at Memorial Hermann’s TIRR (“The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research”) in Houston today for an evaluation.  That’s about a three hour drive … Continue reading

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Wheels!

This has been in the works for quite a few months now, but we finally have some wheels to transport Chris!!! This is tremendously important: today, for example, Chris missed all therapy sessions because RIOSA’s contracted transport company forgot to … Continue reading

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