Merry Christmas!

Posted by on Dec 24, 2012 in ANDY'S BLOG WITH UPDATES | 60 comments

It has now been seven months and twenty days since I received that fateful phone call from the Carrollton, GA emergency room. Our family came face-to-face with a villain called necrotizing fasciitis and that villain tried to steal our daughter’s life away. We fought that thief with the only thing we knew; a heap of love and the power of prayer. The result has been nothing short of miraculous.   One of the first media interviewers I met asked me, “how do you  deal with this horrific tragedy?” I was a bit surprised at the question, mainly because I did not and I still do...

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Posted by on Sep 13, 2012 in ANDY'S BLOG WITH UPDATES | 134 comments

Was Aimee not everything that I told you she was? You saw her smile, you heard her laugh, you caught a glimpse of her intellect and I know you enjoyed her immense love of life. I know you were captivated, but guess what? You only saw a brief snapshot of who Aimee really is.   I actually thought Katie Couric did a wonderful job bringing Aimee’s personality to the surface. She was able to capture Aimee’s determination and passion for life in a way that no one else could have done.  I feel that Katie’s commitment to Aimee was extraordinary. I had previously thought that Aimee was...

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Posted by on Jul 29, 2012 in ANDY'S BLOG WITH UPDATES | 239 comments

“I hate my physical therapist.”   *unhhh*   “My therapist hates me.”   *gasp*   “She is a sadist.”   *grunt*   “Just watch and see.”   *ermmm*   “She loves to see me grimace in pain.”   *arrrrgh*   “She says my torture is my own gain.”   *oooof*   “I hate my therapist.”   *ugh*   “Can’t you see?”   *ack*   “Because of this punishment, how can she love me?”   *groan*     Alright, I know what you’re thinking: “Oh my goodness, that poor Aimee! She hates her...

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Aimee’s Wing

Posted by on Jul 10, 2012 in ANDY'S BLOG WITH UPDATES | 235 comments

Here’s a quick update on a really huge development: Pulte Homes is donating the construction of a 1970 square foot addition to our