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My Story

Welcome to our CaringBridge site. We've created it to keep friends and family updated. We appreciate your support and words of hope and encouragement during this time when it matters most. For those who do not know our precious soldier, you can read about him in the background section.On Monday, November 5th, 2012, our son Robby suffered a tragic accident. While playing outside, Robby accidentally became pinned underneath a tree stump for an extended period of time. After being rescued by the West Redding Fire Department, he was found to be in cardiac arrest. In a combined effort between the fire department and paramedics from Danbury Health Care Affiliates, he was successfully resuscitated and transported to Danbury Hospital. He was stabilized and transferred by Lifestar helicopter to Connecticut Children's Medical Centers Pediatric Intensive Care Unit in Hartford. This journal will serve as an update to family, friends, and "no strangers only friends", all of whom we are so thankful to have rooting for team Robby! Love to every one of you!
About Robby:
Robby is a light to everyone he meets. He truly believes in no strangers, only friends, and will talk to and make friends with anyone! He doesn't have a mean bone in his body. He is compassionate and caring. He has a wonderful sense of humor, and can make everyone laugh, even on the bluest of days. He is extremely bright...beyond his years. Sometimes, we think he may be 4 going on 14. Robby is a very good boy with a very mischievous streak! He loves to question everything, will reason for anything he wants, and push limits, haha! Robby is an individual who always marches to the beat of his own drum! Robby talks to anyone and everyone he meets. He is a love to all! He enjoys anything army and superhero, doing projects and crafts, playing outside, the park, any and all vehicles, a variety of music, dogs and other animals, drums, video games, his dance lessons, reading, swimming, baseball, soccer, spending time with family and friends, and showing great curiosity about the world around him! We believe he will be restored fully and enjoy every one of his favorite activities again!

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Judy McCulloch posted a new journal entry, "Ordinary days...and extraordinary".

My beloved friends,It’s been too long -  I don’t know where all the time goes.  Well, maybe I do.  In large part I would say it is because we are doing ... Read more

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Anita Wages signed Robby's Guestbook.

Thinking of Robby and all his family today.  I hope Bob is doing well after the pacemaker.  Prayers for each of you and for Robby as he continued to heal.  God has his ... Read more

Linda Maynard signed Robby's Guestbook.

Hi Judy...AS I am reading this on Wednesday, the day after Bob's surgery keep thinking of the line "Calgon...take me away" Oh Judy I hear your fatigue and weariness ... Read more

Debra Lamont signed Robby's Guestbook.

Dear Judy,Isn't it comforting to find such wonderful words in the Psalms?  I live in them also.  Thank you for sharing this one.  As our wonderful Heavenly Father ... Read more

Judy McCulloch posted a new journal entry, "Psalm 77".

Why try to form into words what is on my heart when this Psalm has captured it? I cried out to God for help;I cried out to God to hear me.When I was in distress, I sought ... Read more

Anita Wages signed Robby's Guestbook.

So happy to hear that Robby has recovered from the RSV and could go back to school.  Yay!  The hot tub and the way you describe it seems so serene.  What a blessing it ... Read more

Judy McCulloch posted a new journal entry, "Good morning!".

I am so happy to say that Robby is improving steadily from the RSV.  His wonderful pediatrician came to check on him Friday, and though she said he's still not 100% ... Read more

Anita Wages signed Robby's Guestbook.

his is such great news that Robby's RSV wasn't any worse.  It is a scary thing for sure.  I didn't realize he was going to school now and has a nurse.  That is TRULY a ... Read more

Judy McCulloch posted a new journal entry, "Respiratory Sincytial Virus (RSV)".

Hi,friends,We have gotten quite an education on RSV these past couple of whirlwind weeks.It's nasty! And, yet, we are so thankful it did not develop more seriously ... Read more

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