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Brandi Wecks
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Spectacular Six
It has been a full year since I updated. I just reread my post from last year, and it made me laugh to see what has changed and what has not. Scarlett is six! This weekend we celebrated her birthday with family and friends in a rainstorm. When people commen...

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5
Nearly 5 years ago, we sat together in a small clinic room
with a doctor and nurse practitioner.  We
had left Scarlett, just a few days out of surgery, in the hospital with my
sister nervously watching her while we traveled down the Bay to see the doctors
a...

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Spring Break Update
It's the end of our Spring Break, heading into the home-stretch of the school year and some crazy weeks around the house, so I though I would try to sneak in an update. First, Scarlett is doing amazingly.  She is EVERYWHERE - running, climbing on everything...

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Surgery tomorrow? Nope.
Scarlett has successfully avoided this surgery 5 times now.  Once in June, when she suddenly started having hundreds of seizures a day, and then abruptly stopped (and hasn't had a single one since). Twice in December, first for an emergency and then for a c...

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Scratch that...Next week
Don't have time for much, but the bottom line is that surgery is now next Friday.  Apparently what we heard as "February 6" was actually "February 13"...not sure how that happens.  I think we would have connected that we scheduled a surgery on Friday the 13...

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The Surgery that Wasn't (But Will Be)
You probably think we fell off the face of the earth. We didn't. I'm sorry!  I was so burned out after the surgery planning...and then the day came. It was scheduled for a Tuesday.  We had worked really hard to plan out all the details - all of Scarlett's c...

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Surgery #15
For the last 3 years, we have been working on fixing Scarlett's skull.  It's finally time for the last step! School was canceled today due to stormy weather (the first time I have ever heard of that around here).  I got to go with Chris and Scarlett to both...

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One Two Three FOUR
Last week, Scarlett turned FOUR! Can you believe it?  If you're still reading my sporadic updates, you've probably been around a while, and, like me, are completely floored that we are already at 4 years old.   This was the first time we felt like she would...
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