Finally Going To Get Some Answers… Maybe?

Hello, everyone. So with Coronavirus happening, our initial steps to add to our little family were postponed until now. Since we’ve last posted, I’ve had an MRI and we found out I have a minor case of Schizencephaly. Schizencephaly is a developmental birth defect that is characterized by abnormal slits or clefts in the cerebral…

An Update To Starting A Family

So a couple weeks ago I had a brain MRI because the last time I had one I was 20 months old. Getting a diagnosis so early in life means that your parents obviously know more about the details of your diagnosis until you decide you want to know for yourself. So now, at 30,…

Setting Intentions for 2020

Becca and I are always trying to better ourselves in every aspect of our lives. I’m going to try to keep myself accountable by posting here what I want to achieve in 2020. Start a family Lose 50 lbs Write more (blog and personal writing) Give 100% for Wednesday Ophelia (my small business) Read more…

Organizing A Small Kitchen

We moved into a rental house a few weeks ago and the house is quite small and everything is “efficiently spaced”. With little counter space, we had to get creative about storage for small kitchen appliances like the blender, stand mixer, food processor and others. We basically have a large house’s worth of kitchen items…

Reaching A Childhood Milestone at 30

So, the typical timeline for a lot of milestones that people accomplish happen when they’re young. When you’re able-bodied you might not even think about it. Learning to ride a bike, how to rollerblade, learning how to walk, ice skating, going to a water park, anything sports-related. I’m sure you’re thinking, “Yeah, well everyone knows…

Quick Semi-Disabled Friendly Makeup Look

  Those of you who know me personally know that I love makeup. It’s been a running joke that if Becca and I are late somewhere it’s because I was putting on my 2-hour face. So I decided to find a solution where I felt put together but I didn’t spend so long on makeup….

The Lakes Are Moving!

It’s been a hot minute since we posted on here. The last year hasn’t been the easiest, for multiple reasons. One of them being that we are living with my in-laws and it’s hard to feel like newlyweds, living our first year of marriage together, when there’s no privacy and each of us like doing…

It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas

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…

Married Life With A Disabled Wife

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…

A Day In My Shoes & How My Wife Is Amazing

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…