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Shawn, originally New Yorker, transported to Tennessee for a few years, chased the love of his life in Iowa, only to move her back to Tennessee. Rachael, small town Iowa girl that traveled the globe to find her love in Tennessee. Little did we know how much our lives would change when Little Miss Magdalyn Joy entered the world. Join our journey through the unknown of Maggie's medical issues, known truths of God, and the nuts and bolts of life.


Day 2...

Yesterday and this morning were big ideas and reinforced many things I already had researched.  When we got it more details about creating our program, I began to get overwhelmed.
Some of the things we need to do are:
Go into the dark closet, flash a bright flashlight at her eyes for 1 second, wait 5 seconds, then flash again.  Do this for 1 minute every 15 minutes throughout the day (totaling about 40 times/day).  This is to help stimulate pupil response and get her vision center to process sights better.
We also need to make loud startle sounds 3 times/day.
To awaken her tactile sense, we need to rub her down with 2 contrasting textures (rough/soft) 20 times/day.
We need to stimulate the pain sensation by quickly touching her with cold pack or hot spoon 10-20 times per day.
We can activate the olfactory sense by introducing 3 different scents 3 times in the morning, then 3 different ones in the afternoon.
Those are just the sensory stuff.  Tomorrow we will get into more motor stuff.
We learned more, but I'll have to share that later.  I'm too exhausted tonight.


  1. Thanks for taking the time and energy to post. There are many folks out here praying for you all. Waiting and watching for those miracles!