Happy 2nd Birthday, Vivian!

Happy 2nd Birthday, Vivian!

It’s official. We’re into terrible-twos territory. Vivian turned 2-years-old just over a week ago. We all had a cold that week, so we postponed cake until yesterday. The cake itself was enjoyed by all. We ordered a cake from Cakes by Anna, who makes amazing cakes here in Christchurch. The got a lovely small lemon, lime and raspberry one full …

No News is Good News

No News is Good News

We’ve had a pretty low-key week here, since my last post. Nothing major, or exciting to report, really! It is good to be able to say that. Still no spasms. A few big startles, though. Have talked with some other parents of kids with HIE and some of them have reported back that their kids have very sensitive …

Infantile Spasms

Infantile Spasms

I haven’t even had a chance to write about how Vivian made her debut; it was a very bumpy ride into this world for her, and a very traumatic experience for all three of us. After an emergency c-section, we spent the first month of her life in hospital in NICU with her. What is …