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Penelope Penny C Simmons
Penelope Penny C Simmons
Rachel and Issac, It is thrilling to learn about BOTH you and the progress EACH of you are making. 
Rachel I went to school with your father at Wilson Campus School Mankato-when it was "the OPEN SCHOOL".  
Everyone in your family has been amazing with their faith in Issac's recovery and willingness to help Issac do his very best.
God is definitely with you on this journey...and you are both doing exactly what is supposed to be done each day with God's help.
Tell Marti Hi for me!  Bless you all,
Penelope (Penny) Simmons


Keith Pletcher
Monica and Keith Pletcher
 Such an inspiring journal entry!  Your last sentence says it all!  Hope Isaac finally got to eat his apple crisp - he had the right idea - but, the wrong sequence. It shows that he's trying very hard and success will come in time for many things. The support of the football team is a huge ++ and am sure the players appreciate his encouragement and advice.   Prayers continue for all of you.  Monica and Keith
Keith Pletcher
Monica and Keith Pletcher
OH MY!!!!!!!!!! Doubt that most of us could begin to keep up with all this multi-tasking and schedules.  Isaac, plus the rest of you have to be exhausted - but, in the end - Wow.. such progress!!  It continues to be so very rewarding to read your Journal Entries.  You all are getting strength from God.  Loved the Halloween Kats!!  Adorable!  It is great that Isaac is visiting and encouraging others - We're certain that his "mission" is so much appreciated and will help them "see light at the end of the tunnel"!  It is very easy to get discouraged and to have Isaac visit is such a blessing to many!  Prayers continue - Monica and Keith
Sheryl Reed
Sheryl Reed
Greetings Kolstad family!  Molly, it was great to see you at my daughter's benefit a couple weeks ago! I wish I would have had time to come chat, as I feel like we may have some similar stories to share, although Isaac's journey of recovery has been much longer and harder than my daughter's, but there are still some things I can relate to as I read your posts! The memory issues are the big one!  If you ever need to talk, let me know! I know you have lots of support though and the Mankato community is wonderful when it comes to that!  I hope all continues to go well and that I can see you, Isaac and the girls in another ECFE class some day soon!   


Heidi St. Peter
Heidi St. Peter
Isaac it was amazing seeing you today enjoying the weather and the "yard games" with Abe...I stood in the kitchen and watched as you threw the ball thingys on the rope with your right arm.  I couldn't help but lose myself in the in how awesome it was to see you and witness how much you have accomplished...in tears I thanked God for all He has done and how He, along with your determination has helped you to get to where you are today.  Your journey has been long... I have reveled in your accomplishments and progress...I am blessed to have seen it for myself today.  Keep up the good work and know that you remain in my prayers...God bless you!  #22strong
Keith Pletcher
Monica and Keith Pletcher
It is great to read the word "Outpatient" - although, hard work continues!  Molly, you need to publish a book from all your journal entries - you are such a great writer and informer!  Isaac, we continue prays for more progress - you have certainly gone "over and beyond" with rapid improvements.  Prayers for each - you are all just so amazingly strong!  Monica and Keith
Gail  Lommen
Gail Lommen
Dear Molly and family,
I am very happy to read of Isaac's progress and would like to offer you a resource that can help support his rehabilitation.  North Memorial offers an Intensive Aphasia Program.  This is one of only 12 programs in the world that provides intensive therapy specifically directed to communication disorders i.e. Aphasia and it is right in your back yard!  Please contact me directly if you would like more information. I will be happy to assist.  Sincerely, Gail Lommen MS CCC-Speech Language Pathologist; gail.lommen@northmemorial.com
Susan Quandt
Susan Quandt
I just read your journal entry.  I just want to say I am so very happy for Isaac, you, your daughters, Teresa, Blaine, Rebecca & Abe.  Just everyone in your family and all of your friends.  It is a miracle and what a gift you have all been given!  A second chance at a wonderful life!  God Bless you all!  I wish you all the very best and will keep on praying for Isaac and all of you. 
Rachel Peterson
Rachel Peterson
Issac's improvement is wonderful news for us who have been following your family these last months. I am so happy for you Molly, Issac, and your beautiful daughters. I know you have further to go, and it won't always be easy, but I know you will make it. You are a wonderful family and we will continue praying and thinking about all of you. We have your backs. God bless you.
Helayne Bruntjen
Helayne Bruntjen
Molly,

An amazing update! Obviously,#22 has stayed strong and continues to stay strong.  Most of the credit goes to you honey. Without your love, support and positive attitude, I am sure things would be a lot different.
Your daughters are adorable and Isaac looks great in the pictures. With faith and determination, all things prevail.

Hugs, love and prayers to all of you. I hope to meet you all one day!

Helayne
Brooke and Matt Ashland
Brooke Ashland
Hi Molly. I wanted to reach out to you and offer my support in case you would like to talk to another wife and mother who has been through something similar. I wrote you a Facebook message with my contact info. Praying for the best for you, Isaac and your girls.

Brooke Ashland
Penelope Penny C Simmons
Penelope Penny C Simmons
Rachel and Issac, It is thrilling to learn about BOTH you and the progress EACH of you are making. 
Rachel I went to school with your father at Wilson Campus School Mankato-when it was "the OPEN SCHOOL".  
Everyone in your family has been amazing with their faith in Issac's recovery and willingness to help Issac do his very best.
God is definitely with you on this journey...and you are both doing exactly what is supposed to be done each day with God's help.
Tell Marti Hi for me!  Bless you all,
Penelope (Penny) Simmons


Sheryl Reed
Sheryl Reed
Greetings Kolstad family!  Molly, it was great to see you at my daughter's benefit a couple weeks ago! I wish I would have had time to come chat, as I feel like we may have some similar stories to share, although Isaac's journey of recovery has been much longer and harder than my daughter's, but there are still some things I can relate to as I read your posts! The memory issues are the big one!  If you ever need to talk, let me know! I know you have lots of support though and the Mankato community is wonderful when it comes to that!  I hope all continues to go well and that I can see you, Isaac and the girls in another ECFE class some day soon!   


Keith Pletcher
Monica and Keith Pletcher
It is great to read the word "Outpatient" - although, hard work continues!  Molly, you need to publish a book from all your journal entries - you are such a great writer and informer!  Isaac, we continue prays for more progress - you have certainly gone "over and beyond" with rapid improvements.  Prayers for each - you are all just so amazingly strong!  Monica and Keith
Gail  Lommen
Gail Lommen
Dear Molly and family,
I am very happy to read of Isaac's progress and would like to offer you a resource that can help support his rehabilitation.  North Memorial offers an Intensive Aphasia Program.  This is one of only 12 programs in the world that provides intensive therapy specifically directed to communication disorders i.e. Aphasia and it is right in your back yard!  Please contact me directly if you would like more information. I will be happy to assist.  Sincerely, Gail Lommen MS CCC-Speech Language Pathologist; gail.lommen@northmemorial.com
Rachel Peterson
Rachel Peterson
Issac's improvement is wonderful news for us who have been following your family these last months. I am so happy for you Molly, Issac, and your beautiful daughters. I know you have further to go, and it won't always be easy, but I know you will make it. You are a wonderful family and we will continue praying and thinking about all of you. We have your backs. God bless you.
Keith Pletcher
Monica and Keith Pletcher
 Such an inspiring journal entry!  Your last sentence says it all!  Hope Isaac finally got to eat his apple crisp - he had the right idea - but, the wrong sequence. It shows that he's trying very hard and success will come in time for many things. The support of the football team is a huge ++ and am sure the players appreciate his encouragement and advice.   Prayers continue for all of you.  Monica and Keith
Keith Pletcher
Monica and Keith Pletcher
OH MY!!!!!!!!!! Doubt that most of us could begin to keep up with all this multi-tasking and schedules.  Isaac, plus the rest of you have to be exhausted - but, in the end - Wow.. such progress!!  It continues to be so very rewarding to read your Journal Entries.  You all are getting strength from God.  Loved the Halloween Kats!!  Adorable!  It is great that Isaac is visiting and encouraging others - We're certain that his "mission" is so much appreciated and will help them "see light at the end of the tunnel"!  It is very easy to get discouraged and to have Isaac visit is such a blessing to many!  Prayers continue - Monica and Keith
Heidi St. Peter
Heidi St. Peter
Isaac it was amazing seeing you today enjoying the weather and the "yard games" with Abe...I stood in the kitchen and watched as you threw the ball thingys on the rope with your right arm.  I couldn't help but lose myself in the in how awesome it was to see you and witness how much you have accomplished...in tears I thanked God for all He has done and how He, along with your determination has helped you to get to where you are today.  Your journey has been long... I have reveled in your accomplishments and progress...I am blessed to have seen it for myself today.  Keep up the good work and know that you remain in my prayers...God bless you!  #22strong
Susan Quandt
Susan Quandt
I just read your journal entry.  I just want to say I am so very happy for Isaac, you, your daughters, Teresa, Blaine, Rebecca & Abe.  Just everyone in your family and all of your friends.  It is a miracle and what a gift you have all been given!  A second chance at a wonderful life!  God Bless you all!  I wish you all the very best and will keep on praying for Isaac and all of you. 
Helayne Bruntjen
Helayne Bruntjen
Molly,

An amazing update! Obviously,#22 has stayed strong and continues to stay strong.  Most of the credit goes to you honey. Without your love, support and positive attitude, I am sure things would be a lot different.
Your daughters are adorable and Isaac looks great in the pictures. With faith and determination, all things prevail.

Hugs, love and prayers to all of you. I hope to meet you all one day!

Helayne
Brooke and Matt Ashland
Brooke Ashland
Hi Molly. I wanted to reach out to you and offer my support in case you would like to talk to another wife and mother who has been through something similar. I wrote you a Facebook message with my contact info. Praying for the best for you, Isaac and your girls.

Brooke Ashland
Penelope Penny C Simmons
Penelope Penny C Simmons
Rachel and Issac, It is thrilling to learn about BOTH you and the progress EACH of you are making. 
Rachel I went to school with your father at Wilson Campus School Mankato-when it was "the OPEN SCHOOL".  
Everyone in your family has been amazing with their faith in Issac's recovery and willingness to help Issac do his very best.
God is definitely with you on this journey...and you are both doing exactly what is supposed to be done each day with God's help.
Tell Marti Hi for me!  Bless you all,
Penelope (Penny) Simmons


Keith Pletcher
Monica and Keith Pletcher
OH MY!!!!!!!!!! Doubt that most of us could begin to keep up with all this multi-tasking and schedules.  Isaac, plus the rest of you have to be exhausted - but, in the end - Wow.. such progress!!  It continues to be so very rewarding to read your Journal Entries.  You all are getting strength from God.  Loved the Halloween Kats!!  Adorable!  It is great that Isaac is visiting and encouraging others - We're certain that his "mission" is so much appreciated and will help them "see light at the end of the tunnel"!  It is very easy to get discouraged and to have Isaac visit is such a blessing to many!  Prayers continue - Monica and Keith
Sheryl Reed
Sheryl Reed
Greetings Kolstad family!  Molly, it was great to see you at my daughter's benefit a couple weeks ago! I wish I would have had time to come chat, as I feel like we may have some similar stories to share, although Isaac's journey of recovery has been much longer and harder than my daughter's, but there are still some things I can relate to as I read your posts! The memory issues are the big one!  If you ever need to talk, let me know! I know you have lots of support though and the Mankato community is wonderful when it comes to that!  I hope all continues to go well and that I can see you, Isaac and the girls in another ECFE class some day soon!   


Gail  Lommen
Gail Lommen
Dear Molly and family,
I am very happy to read of Isaac's progress and would like to offer you a resource that can help support his rehabilitation.  North Memorial offers an Intensive Aphasia Program.  This is one of only 12 programs in the world that provides intensive therapy specifically directed to communication disorders i.e. Aphasia and it is right in your back yard!  Please contact me directly if you would like more information. I will be happy to assist.  Sincerely, Gail Lommen MS CCC-Speech Language Pathologist; gail.lommen@northmemorial.com
Helayne Bruntjen
Helayne Bruntjen
Molly,

An amazing update! Obviously,#22 has stayed strong and continues to stay strong.  Most of the credit goes to you honey. Without your love, support and positive attitude, I am sure things would be a lot different.
Your daughters are adorable and Isaac looks great in the pictures. With faith and determination, all things prevail.

Hugs, love and prayers to all of you. I hope to meet you all one day!

Helayne
Keith Pletcher
Monica and Keith Pletcher
 Such an inspiring journal entry!  Your last sentence says it all!  Hope Isaac finally got to eat his apple crisp - he had the right idea - but, the wrong sequence. It shows that he's trying very hard and success will come in time for many things. The support of the football team is a huge ++ and am sure the players appreciate his encouragement and advice.   Prayers continue for all of you.  Monica and Keith
Heidi St. Peter
Heidi St. Peter
Isaac it was amazing seeing you today enjoying the weather and the "yard games" with Abe...I stood in the kitchen and watched as you threw the ball thingys on the rope with your right arm.  I couldn't help but lose myself in the in how awesome it was to see you and witness how much you have accomplished...in tears I thanked God for all He has done and how He, along with your determination has helped you to get to where you are today.  Your journey has been long... I have reveled in your accomplishments and progress...I am blessed to have seen it for myself today.  Keep up the good work and know that you remain in my prayers...God bless you!  #22strong
Susan Quandt
Susan Quandt
I just read your journal entry.  I just want to say I am so very happy for Isaac, you, your daughters, Teresa, Blaine, Rebecca & Abe.  Just everyone in your family and all of your friends.  It is a miracle and what a gift you have all been given!  A second chance at a wonderful life!  God Bless you all!  I wish you all the very best and will keep on praying for Isaac and all of you. 
Keith Pletcher
Monica and Keith Pletcher
It is great to read the word "Outpatient" - although, hard work continues!  Molly, you need to publish a book from all your journal entries - you are such a great writer and informer!  Isaac, we continue prays for more progress - you have certainly gone "over and beyond" with rapid improvements.  Prayers for each - you are all just so amazingly strong!  Monica and Keith
Rachel Peterson
Rachel Peterson
Issac's improvement is wonderful news for us who have been following your family these last months. I am so happy for you Molly, Issac, and your beautiful daughters. I know you have further to go, and it won't always be easy, but I know you will make it. You are a wonderful family and we will continue praying and thinking about all of you. We have your backs. God bless you.
Brooke and Matt Ashland
Brooke Ashland
Hi Molly. I wanted to reach out to you and offer my support in case you would like to talk to another wife and mother who has been through something similar. I wrote you a Facebook message with my contact info. Praying for the best for you, Isaac and your girls.

Brooke Ashland