Candid with Stripes

We have news!

One month ago after we had done a lot of research on a service dog for Mason, and what that could look like for him, checked into all different types of services, companies and non profits. Talked about if we could ever afford to do this for our son and how we could. We were … Continue reading We have news!

The Giving Tree..

Tonight my youngest came running to my husband Bryan to read him the “book that has daddy on the back of it”! Shel Silverstein with his bald head and beard on the back of the book resembles my husband. He also has a bald head and beard lol. As long as I can remember ” … Continue reading The Giving Tree..

A little help..

If a year ago you would have told us we would be where we are right now, I wouldn’t have believed you. Even six months ago, I would’ve questioned it. Six months ago, Mason woke up everyday able to get around. He had pain, and some days where you could tell he hurt a lot. … Continue reading A little help..


This post is different today. It’s not about EDS. It’s deep in my feelings, ones that people don’t talk about often. Do you ever feel forgettable? You’re a great person, accepting, loving, a decent friend. However, you aren’t quite enough for people to remember you. You watch all the friends you thought you have, get … Continue reading Forgettable..


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