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.

Family photos!

Lots of stuff going on lately – don’t know where to start. On Thanksgiving weekend, our awesome neighbour, Denise Landry, took some photos of our family at a nearby park. A momentous occasion for many…

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Fall is here!

Lola has been doing really well at pre-school and Deannie always has good reports for us. She’s made a few little friends, has done lots of dancing and playing, and has even made some crafts….

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Tough Love

So Lola’s in boot camp this week. We’ve got a problem with her sleeping. Steve has been sleeping in Lola’s room, in her single bed, with Lola. There’s the first problem. Steve’s not a small…

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Backyard Lola

Check out that stair-climbing form! Holy smokes – talk about stride! Yeah, so she has two sets of bangs – we’re growing some out. Don’t judge me. I’m going to have to zoom in on…

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Okay, seriously…

So Lola’s down (but not out) with a tummy bug. I took her into emerg. last night because I was reading terrible things about her med interactions and liver damage. Since she went downhill so…

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Ketogenic Diet

After an hour-long phone call last night with a dietician at ACH who specializes in the Ketogenic Diet, we have decided that we will be starting the diet as soon as we can. This diet…

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