My Hopes For 2015

For starters, I would just like to thank every one of you for following my story up until this point. I feel great about where I am at right now, so thanks for tagging along with me in this journey. 🙂 As of right now, I have met 2 of my biggest goals; I’ve returned to school, (and I felt it was a monumental learning experience for me), and I am living independently. Everyday I am moving...

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My First College Class … Again :)

Well folks, I just completed my first on-campus college course in three years. Granted, it wasn’t a walk in the park for me with some of my challenges that I have now, but on the other hand, what an experience. I learned how to excel in a classroom again, how to work with my professor, how to work with the other students, and nonetheless I learned a thing or two about the great philosophers...

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Home

  To me, it was almost unreal during my first couple of days back home — living in my own place for the first time in almost three years. I would wake up during the night and think to myself, “What do I have tomorrow at Q.L.I.? …. Oh right, I’m home!” Out at Q.L.I., I had several appointments every day for six months. Therapies. Outings. A busy schedule. So it...

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Walk Along Kid

A Valentine’s Day Gift. Enjoy the video, taken today. The culmination of immense work. We are so proud. Many, many more steps to come for our girl. (Apologies for YouTube ad – just click the X to make it vanish – but we felt this beautiful moment deserved a beautiful soundtrack. — Team Andrea)    

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Moving On Up!

  Hey guys! I’ve just been busy as heck for the past month because I finally moved into the Q.L.I. simulation apartment on December 2nd! I’m just really loving it here because it’s a lot bigger and wayyyyyy quieter. I’m also really loving the fact that I have my own shower again and I don’t have to share with the entire house anymore!      The staff and I have been...

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Independence For Me: It’s a Date!

  Hey there! Lately I’ve been really busy. I’ve been working my butt off, (8-5 everyday) :), and making a ton of progress. And I have some really exciting news! This December, December 2 to be exact, my team here thinks I will be ready to move into a simulation apartment. When I move into the apartment, I will have my own kitchen so I can have my own food in the fridge and...

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