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Lucky Number 7

Unbelievable that this small, mighty wee girl is seven years old. Even more unbelievable is that she is still seizure-free, nearly six months from her surgery. Lola’s corpus callosotomy was a success in many ways,…

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It’s All Good!

Somebody’s been naughty. And by naughty I don’t mean sneaking an extra cookie or taking something that’s not hers. I mean breaking things, slamming things, hitting things (and people), running away, and throwing tantrums of…

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Six Weeks Post-Op

So what does our life look like, six weeks post surgery? It’s pretty incredible. After the CSF collection on top of Lola’s head magically dissipated, she slowly got her mojo back, got off the couch…

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A Whole New Life…

It’s difficult to articulate how incredible this gift has been for our family, but more specifically, to Lola. This gift I’m talking to is a seizure-free life. After making the incredibly difficult decision to allow...

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A Cog in the Wheel

After stressing out and obsessing over Lola’s surgery for three months, we were raring to go early Wednesday morning – 5:30 in the morning to be precise. I can’t explain to you just how scared…

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Summertime…

Not sure what the weather’s been like where you are, but here, it’s HOT! Especially for Alberta. Yes, we like to complain about weather around here – but seriously, we don’t have air conditioning! 31…

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Reflections

Lola, you’re six years old today! I can’t believe it – that just sounds so old to me. You’re getting to be such a big girl – you’re so tall! You’re also so sweet and…

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Wrapping things up…

Not much has changed around the Exley household. Soccer for Liam/Steve, Biking for Steve, School/therapy/playing for Lola, and finishing up play/musical season for me. It’s been a very hectic month. We’ve just put our house…

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