Hey there, everyone. It's been a minute, we know. We'll do more of an update in a couple days, but we got our wedding photos back so we figured we should share. If you follow us/Christina on Instagram (christinaglake) you would have seen them already, but here you go!
Sorry it's been so long since we wrote on here. Nothing big to report. Now that we're married we obviously would love to move out of Becca's parents house but Becca is looking at different job opportunities that would possibly make buying a house impractical right now. So, we are still moving out, but we… Continue reading New Year, New Changes
So it was the last day of the year yesterday and Becca and I had planned on going to dinner and a movie (we're not huge partiers). Well, we looked outside yesterday afternoon and it was snowing. Hours later, still snow. So we thought it was best, especially for me, to stay home. We cooked,… Continue reading Hello, 2019!
Hello everyone! I know it's been awhile since either of us have talked to you but we're still here, we promise! The holiday season has been great! Becca's family has a Christmas party every year usually 2-3 weeks before Christmas and that's always a blast. This year was definitely tamer than usual (there's usually beer… Continue reading It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas
I'm sure by now you've all read Christina's posts about her disability and how her days usually go. I'm also sure that by now you're curious about how I handle having a disabled wife. I think it's time to clue you in, this is a blog about our life together after all. Like all… Continue reading Married Life With A Disabled Wife
Let me start off by saying that this is my day, with my Cerebral Palsy. Everyones Cerebral Palsy is different. Different severities, different abilities and different outward appearances. Not every CP is the same. Now this is going to be a mouthful but I will explain. I have mild to moderate double hemiplegic hypertonic spastic… Continue reading A Day In My Shoes & How My Wife Is Amazing
Every so often, all you need is to just get out of the house. Winter is a rough season for me, my mental health, and my body. Walks get shorter, chances of falling increase, chronic pain gets worse, and I stay inside more than I already do which takes a toll on my mental health.… Continue reading Baby, It’s Cold Outside
Ever since I was younger, I remember my father drinking coffee every morning. To me it was like this ritual and rite of passage. I wasn't an adult or couldn't start my day unless I had coffee. I admit, I probably started drinking coffee slightly too young (maybe 14/15). But when I got older it's… Continue reading But First, Coffee…
I've worked since I was able. When I was a teen, I worked as a teachers aide at a summer school every summer for over 4 years. I worked at a florist, 2 massages clinics, a call center, and others. To me, having Cerebral Palsy never meant that I couldn't work. I was/am high functioning… Continue reading The Reality Of Living On Disability
Yes, you read that right. I had a spider in my ear for 3 days without knowing it. How? Why? WHAT!? I asked myself the same thing. Well, here's the whole story. One night, 2 years ago, while Becca and I were sleeping, I vaguely remember semi waking up and brushing my face off… Continue reading Storytime: I Had A Spider In My Ears For 3 Days