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Xavian’s Story

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Latest Journal Update


I apologize for the lack of updates.  We've been staying busy this summer.  We've spent some time at the beach with family, I took the kids to my parents for a visit, a little trip to ATL with some girlfriends, and participated in the reading program at the library.  Dante attended a 3 day basketball camp put on by Upward.  He LOVED it and all the "basketball things" they did (his words, not mine).  Xavian has gone from hating the water last year to LOVING it this year, not wanting to get out.  His favorite thing right now is to fill up our garden tub and "go swimming".  It's the little things, right?  He's so cute, I can't get past it!  Larkin, well she's ALL over the place.  She's got two older brothers to keep and up and is well, pretty good at it.  She gives them a run for their money, that's for sure.  She and Xavian are inseparable and Dante is just smitten with her.  I feel sorry for any boy that tries to even talk to her in the future.  

We've been trying to live life simple...get rid of the "fat" in our lives.  We've started by purging our house of unnecessary things.  Just today Dante helped me clean his and Xavian's room.  Getting all the toys, puzzles and games out that they don't play with anymore.  I explained to him about sacrifice...he chose to give things away he didn't really want to just to make someone else happy.  I love living life with my family...they are the BEST!

The boys will be starting school soon (Aug 20th).  Dante will be in Kindergarten and Xavian in 3K.  Not before Xavian's MRI though.  Wednesday Aug 1st he'll have the MRI followed by appointments with both Dr. Reddy (neuro oncologist) and Dr. Rozzelle (neuro surgeon).  It's going to be a LONG day.  If you all would please pray for the obvious...NED (no evidence of disease) and also my nerves.  They start to get a little rattled about this time, just before he has an MRI.  Thank you all for following us and continuing to pray for/with us!