Battles against terminal illness, anxiety, and life!


Some days are easier than others over here.  While on an emotional level things were just fine today, on a practical level it was a mess.  One thing we keep under close tabs is how much Braden eats.  Today, we scored a big fat “F” for failure.  What did I convince my little man to eat?  A slice of cheese, six almonds, and a handful of Fritos.  Uggghh.  Frustrating! 

Thank goodness that tomorrow is a new day.  A new day, a new opportunity to convince our little man that eating is actually enjoyable.  I will not beat myself for his lack of eating today.  I know that I did my best to get nutrition in him.  However, today it was simply not meant to be.  Ok, bring it on tomorrow!


Comments on: "Failure" (2)

  1. That’s the way to think about it!

    “Never give up! Never Surrender!”

    Ok that’s actually from a movie but I use it all the time for our family. Another favorite quote comes from Anne of Green Gables…

    “Tomorrow is always fresh, with no mistakes in it.” You are doing a great job.

  2. Try not to be too hard on yourself. Obviously I don’t mean to minimize the very real feeding challenges you’re dealing with, but remember that “typical” 2-3 year olds also have days where they’ll eat nothing but a cracker, two grapes, and a little air. Every day is different and you are doing a great job!

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