We Have a diagnosis: GRIN1

Laura took a deep breath and mustered up the courage to call the neurology clinic. Families of sick children were supposed to wait patiently. The clinic nurse had made this clear eight weeks earlier when Laura first called to check up on Bryson’s lab results.  But parents quickly learn that it pays to be pushy. AndContinue reading “We Have a diagnosis: GRIN1”

Baseball and Belonging

My son Bryson and I were among the tens of thousands who congregated on Front Street after game five of the Blue Jays -Rangers division series. It was undoubtedly one of the best moments of my life. Walking back to the parking lot, we couldn’t move more than a few steps without someone coming upContinue reading “Baseball and Belonging”

Race Report: Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Half Marathon

I’ve been running off and on for almost 15 years. I’ve run a bunch of 5km and 10km races over the years, and even ran a half marathon about eight years ago. But with work and family responsibilities, my off-and-on running had become mostly off. My bathroom scale reminded me of this fact when IContinue reading “Race Report: Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Half Marathon”