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School photo day

January 30, 2014 at 16:11

Mama Lewis


May smiling in school uniform

Poor May endured several attempts at this hair-do by her inept mama. The poor thing. I could not get the parting right. She was pretty patient considering. She doesn’t enjoy when I remove her tangles but she does love a gentle brush. And the result is major cuteness. Click on photos for the full image: […]

May returns to school! (Pics!)

September 10, 2013 at 12:07

Mama Lewis


May is off to school!

It’s back to school for May! What does this mean for May? It means back on track for all her therapies – physio, OT, visual, SALT – and especially it means receiving the extra attention that her parents can’t always provide at the moment. In two weeks, I’m back in the hospital full-time. I am […]

What do you think of our theory about May’s pain?

May 11, 2013 at 22:49

Mama Lewis



May started giggling last night. A frothy, snorting childish giggle that bore no resemblance to the screams of late. It was wonderful. But, May’s troubles were not over. My husband and I escaped for a few hours today, but only down the road to a coffee shop. I wasn’t there long before May’s careworker phoned. […]

So, did May ever walk again?

March 24, 2013 at 22:09

Mama Lewis



Since May took her first steps, she has continued to enjoy walking. And, okay, so she mainly goes backwards – everyone has to start somewhere. Let me set the scene. It’s World Book Day in the UK. (Is it celebrated worldwide? Who knows. Maybe it’s as global as the World Series.) May is dressed as […]

How normal can seizures get?

March 5, 2013 at 23:31

Mama Lewis


How normal can seizures get?

Today, May’s school phoned me at lunchtime. “We just want you to know that May had two seizures in less than five minutes. We almost called an ambulance, but before we could, she was out of it and very happy.” Bounce! Bounce! says May to seizures. My phone’s battery died soon after and my lesson […]