Sunday, January 3, 2010

Christmas 09

Well the last few months have been rather eventful. I will start with of course the ruler of our house, Braden. The week before Thanksgiving we flew to Delaware( specialist orthopedic doctors for Little People) Nemours Childrens Hospital to have Braden's bowed legs fixed. It was a successful 5 hour surgery. We stayed at the Ronald McDonald house there and have to say I never have really given to that charity, but will start. The took such awesome care of us. From food to transportation to and from airport to lodging they took care of everything. I recommend you all give to them, they truly are a amazing charity. Anyways, back to surgery, we stayed up there 8 days and returned right before Thanksgiving. Braden has had a rather good adjustment, considering he could not walk or bare any weight for 7 weeks, just last week he was able to start using a walker, and start moving around without the wheelchair. We have times of pure anxiety, but for the most part all has been good. Christmas was very good, we spent a few days in Waco at my Moms and visited with her and my sisters. Braden always seems to rack up on toys and junk which was no different this year, except he seemed to get more, I guess we felt we needed to make up for his lack of mobility. As we look to 2010 we have allot to look forward to. We leave in January to go get the cast off, this in itself is a great blessing. We hope you all have a wonderful and Happy New Year. Until next time, which I hope will not be 3 months, Take Care.


The Veronies

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Well its been allot longer than I thought, since I posted on here. Allot has been going on, August Braden started Kinder garden:(. I can not believe that my baby is 5, just does not seem possible. He has adjusted well, however he seems to get in quite abit of trouble through out the day. Although he is getting better. For awhile there was more red writing in his folder than blue. He likes to talk to much, disrupt during rest time, dog pile which is a form of wrestling(I have learned), pat kids on the bottom, kiss the girls, well I could go on and on, but I will spare you. Things have greatly improved, he likes rewards for good behavior, so he trys much harder now.

In Sept. we went to Vegas with 19 other friends. It was a blast. I usually have a hard time relaxing, due to worry about how Braden is doing(and those who are watching him). However...I did none of that.... It was awesome. We also went to Austin with Steves work, where I had a massage and some wonderful food and company we had a great time.

We have also been busy with doctor visits and surgeries. Steve had to have both shoulders rotators cuffs fixed, which went very well. The doctor has said he is about 6 months ahead of most people who have this done. It is remarkable how well he has healed. I credit Jesus for all of this, and lots of prayer. Braden had his 5th set of tubes put in this week and did excellent. He is such a little pro at this however he knows what is to come, which makes it more difficult prior to surgery. All went very well with both, we are very thankful.

Lastly we ask you all to say lots of prayer for Braden, most of you know that Bradens legs are bowed. He has experienced quite a bit of pain through out the year with this. We are flying to Delaware next week to get them fixed. There is a specialist up there who sees lots of little people and will perform surgery on his legs. He will be in cast for 8 weeks(so pray for sanity for Steve and myself) along with quick healing for Braden.

I hope you each have a awesome Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving is a time for giving thanks, and we are truly very thankful for all our blessings.

Steve, Lisa & Braden

Saturday, May 16, 2009

Ranger Game/ Baseball Ready!!

Well the last few weeks have been really busy. I will start out with all good and fun news, we went to see the Rangers play. Braden is sooo in love with baseball, and as you can see he really enjoyed it. It was extra cool, because they put on a firework show after the game (although Braden did not like them, they hurt his ears). It was a great family date. We all really enjoyed it not to mention the Rangers won. Yea!
PS. I know there is two pictures that are the same, I could not figure out how to take one off. So after much frustration, I decided to leave it on...
Now on to the SAD news, last week was a really difficult week. It started off with my Mom totalling out her car in a accident. It was very scary because I happen to be talking to her when it happened. I was telling her that we probably would not be going to Waco for Mother's Day. It was quite alright with her, she said they did not have any plans anyway. Well long story short, a 19 year old girl pulled out in front of her and she t-boned her. She was alright, they did take her to hospital. Lots of bruising and strained neck but she is alright. Thank you for all the prayers. Well I listened to the good Lord, I felt like he was sending me a big message. I went to Waco for Mother's Day. It was very nice, however right before I was to leave we received a call from one of our Pastors. He told us that a very dear friend and leader of our small group Bible study had died and also his 10 year old son. This broke our Hearts.. We still do not know and will probably never know WHY? He was a awesome family man, father, leader and Christ Follower. All we know is that at some point Satan had taken over. Please pray for his wife and their other 2 children. We continue to struggle with pain in our hearts.