Gillian Exley

Mom to two amazing kids - one of whom has special needs. Wife to mountain-biker/race-organizer Stephen. I teach High School Drama/Musical Theatre. I read endlessly about brain injury recovery and epilepsy research in a quest to give my daughter an incredible life.

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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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Christmas Re-cap

  The kids were lucky enough to have Grama and Grampa visiting this Christmas. Monopoly, chess, and even some wii were played. Liam got to do some skating with his cousin as well. Daddy took…

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Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light....

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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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