Monday, April 30, 2012

Two years ago...

It was two years ago yesterday that we found out about Summer's brain tumor and she had her first surgery. She's three and a half, so we've been dealing with this tumor now longer than we haven't.

And somehow, I completely spaced about it until today. I thought about it in the days leading up to the 29th, and I thought about it today, but I didn't think about it yesterday. I thought about the tumor, of course - that never leaves my worry list - but the two year anniversary didn't register.

Maybe that's a good sign - a sign that one day, 4/29 will mean nothing to us. It will be so far behind us that we won't even notice it's passing. Doubtful, since I am good at remembering numbers. Names and faces not so much, but numbers stick with me. Except, of course, on days like yesterday when I have no idea what the date is.

Luckily, we happened to be doing something fun anyway - we spent the day up at the Skagit Valley Tulip festival.

Two years ago:

And look at her now!

More photos to come from this beautiful day later.


  1. What wonderful news! I'm so glad to hear that she is doing well, I think of you guys often and check in on the blog frequently to get updates about Summer and your family. If you have any questions about the neuropsychology process or need help interpreting the report etc... just drop me a line, that's what I'm specializing in.

    I hope all is well and take care!
    -Susanne Woolsey Duvall

    1. Thanks Susanne! Hope you and Andy are doing well. Miss you!