Sigh of Relief and then…

Hey Everyone, This is Neil once again.  I apologize for not posting again until now and leaving everyone hanging.  So first things first, April is well. April’s surgery took almost 2 hours and it was after midnight when the doctor came out and spoke with me.  She told me the surgery went great and she […]

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Scared

This is Neil again.  The last time I wrote I left off at April and I waiting for her to get an MRI.  Well a lot has happened since then, but I am not going to write about all of that because I only have one thing on my mind.  Currently I am writing this […]

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April’s Surgery

Hello all, This is Neil, April’s husband.  April wanted me to give an update on her surgery and post-op status.  Bare with my writing, I am not sure I will be as stylistic as April.  So with that being said, I will give you an update and in accordance with April’s wishes, NO SUGAR COATING! […]

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Here I go…..No turning back

I have attempted to write this post for 4 days now. This will be my last post before the infamous surgery. I can’t say I am too thrilled about it. I thought my anxiety was bad last week. However, this week, it has gone to a whole new level. After having a very public panic attack in the […]

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Rank and Sugar

A day shy of 2 weeks until the “Big Day.”  I will admit, it hasn’t been easy for me this last week. Crying, panic attacks and sleepless nights are the norm now. I feel like a such a wuss. I know there are plenty of people all over the world who have worse situations they […]

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Dancing into Pre-Op

There is so much to write about this week that I am breaking it up into two parts.  So please bare with me. I have too many pictures to shove into one post! Friday before my shows, the kids and I went with friends to pick fruit. Staying busy the day before a show calms my […]

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It’s my party and I’ll cry if I want to

2 weeks have passed and I put writing on the back burner. It has been so crazy busy that I haven’t felt the urge to write. I am not sure if that is good or bad. I don’t want this to ever feel like a chore and so I write when I really feel the need […]

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The Negative Nancy

Since going public with this blog, I have met some pretty amazing and inspiring people who have given me some advice regarding surgery. I have also been able to share my story with hundreds of people many of whom have scoliosis and needed someone to talk to and have now decided to go get their spines checked out. […]

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Pickles and Ice Cream, and Scoliosis, Oh My!

I have received numerous emails and messages asking me about my pregnancies, pain and if my scoliosis made it more difficult to get through. Many are amazed I even carried and birthed four children with this condition and sometimes, I think back and I am amazed too hence why I came up with my blog name, […]

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A moment of courage

Being so busy has helped me keep my mind off of my impending surgery. My ballet school performances are coming up in June and this time of year is always stressful for me. Even though I love what I do, making sure everything is ordered, t-shirt designing, programs, costume alterations and then getting through rehearsals and […]

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Sleep? What’s Sleep?

I’m sure you can guess what I am writing about today just by the title. Yup, ding ding ding, you are correct. Sleep. During the week, I scribble down some notes on what I want to write about, making sure not to leave out or forget things like I often do(I think its called Mom […]

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