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March 31st, 2008 · 1 Comment

So much has been going on in our lives I do not even know where to start. Travis is currently in the MEB/PEB process, in civilian term this means that he is in the process of being medically retired from the military. It also means that he must attend different classes as well as additional […]

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Tags: back · back pain · driving · everyday life · follow up · helping families · Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund · MEB · military retirement · Miramar · MRI · nerve damage · nonprofit organization · PEB · Stanford · stress · support · thankful · update

another step forward

November 13th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Travis drove yesterday for the first time since July.  It was a short drive but he did drive on the freeway and he did a good job.  It is probably better that he lets me continue to do the driving for now but I thought that he should try it just on case of an […]

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Tags: driving · update

How has he been doing?

September 4th, 2007 · No Comments

Travis’s nose runs and because his nose and upper lip is numb he can’t feel it.  If I notice it I let him know so that he can wipe his nose but if I miss it he finds out when his nose runs into his mouth.  Travis’s forehead is still paralyzed on the left side.  […]

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Tags: back pain · condition · driving · everyday life · forehead · left eye · update

The alarm did not go off

July 9th, 2007 · No Comments

The alarm did not go off this morning. We woke up 55 minutes late. We did not get on the rode too late. We drove on the 101 North, lucky for us there was not really any traffic. It was a really nice drive. There was a lot of nice scenery. We drove from my […]

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Tags: driving · everyday life · trip

Leaving San Diego

July 9th, 2007 · No Comments

Today was a long day.  We start out on track.  Then we went to pick up the rental car at Alamo.  This is when the problems started.  Instead of picking up the rental car and starting out journey, we wasted an hour and a half for nothing. Travis and I lost our patience with Alamo.  […]

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Tags: driving · everyday life · family · trip