Merry Christmas

Christmas 2013

This was our first Christmas in our new house. Just the four of us David, Emily, Barbara and myself. It was great, and is great. Santa treated everyone very well.

Even the cats got gifts of toys covered with catnip. The cats have been really enjoying their catnip toys however, we have not seen the cats in a while. David says that they probably overdosed on catnip and now we look like some sort of bizarre clowns to them and they are freaking out.

Oh well. They are probably hiding under one of our beds.

Merry Christmas everyone. Enjoy this special day.

David’s Dad Paul





Update From The Hudgiks • December 7th

David and family getting the tree

Yes, it has been a long time since I posted anything. Over the past 2 and a half weeks I have had one of the worse colds of my life. It just would not let up. Feeling better now.

David has been facing another challenge. His lower back has been giving him problems. The skin in that area has been discolored and and his back side has been sore. He has been told to keep pressure off his back So for most of the past week and a half he has been in bed. His mom has been working hard to find a solution to the problem. They are working on getting better support for his wheelchair.

Because of this problem David has not been able to get out much. He currently can not go to school. Barbara has been spending a lot of time with him at night to turn him more often so other pressure points don’t bother him and develop into something worse. Also turning him more often helps keep him more comfortable. I think David has a great Mom!

It is our hope that he will heal quickly.

Some good news. David’s Upper Tone workout system is here. I will be assembling it later today. Once he heals he will be able to begin the process of building his upper body strength.

Last weekend he did scoot out with us to get a Christmas tree at Monadnock View Farm. It is a family tradition and he did not want to miss out. We all had a lot of fun. Emily spent a lot of time taking pictures of many trees and then running her phone up the hills to show to David so he could pick one.

Through it all David is still smiling and maintains an excellent attitude and sense of humor. The fuzz on David’s face is a result of, “No Shave November”. I think it was some sort of a school project?

We will keep you all posted on his progress.

Thank you for your support, help and prayers. Your support gives us hope, and for that we are very grateful.

David’s Dad Paul