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I Have Elevator Impairment Disorder

I Have Elevator Impairment Disorder
by Gina Valley

You’d think that with the nearly uncountable rides I’ve taken, or at least tried to take, in elevators over the past week, that I’d be ready to go pro with my elevator skills.

But, you’d be wrong.

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Call it sleep deprivation. Call it distraction. Call it brain misfires. But, whatever you call it,

Top 10 Cool Things About Being In The Hospital

Top 10 Cool Things About Being In The Hospital
by Gina Valley

I’m staying at the hospital with my dad this week.  He had open heart surgery to correct 5 blockages in his heart a couple days ago.  He is doing amazingly well, and now that he’s out of ICU and in a regular room, he’s getting a bit tired of the whole hospital thing.

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How My Dad Says “I Love You!”…Gina’s Favorites

How My Dad Says “I Love You!”…Gina’s Favorites
by Gina Valley

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I’m loading this Gina’s Favorites post at 3AM while I sit at the end of my dad’s hospital bed listening to him softly snore, signalling the first real sleep he’s had in the 36 hours since his quadruple bypass heart surgery.
I’m so thankful for that sound, as it reminds me that he is still here.

Top 10 Reasons I’m Not In The Winter Olympics

Top 10 Reasons I’m Not In The Winter Olympics
by Gina Valley

The pageantry and spectacle of the Winter Olympic Games always fills us with inspiration and wonder.

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It’s Different When Mom Gets Sick…Gina’s Favorites

It’s Different When Mom Gets Sick…Gina’s Favorites
by Gina Valley
My 13 year old was in a giving mood this week and shared his bronchitis with me. It’s really my own fault. That’s what happens when you teach your kids to share, and you snuggle with them when they’re sick. That’s ok, though, because the family that coughs together, bonds together. To keep you in giggles while I’m coughing and going through copious amounts of Kleenex,

Pre VS Post: Marriage Changes Us …Gina’s Favorites

Pre VS Post:  Marriage Changes Us …Gina’s Favorites
by Gina Valley
I’m off hiding from our kids with The Professor this weekend, so I figured my Pre VS Post:  Marriage Changes Us post would be a great way to keep you in giggles this weekend.  I hope you’ll Laugh Out Loud with this Gina’s Favorites post.
Pre VS Post:  Marriage Changes Us

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