Birthday Celebration for Chris

I am not one to make my grieving public. I don’t feel like I need an audience to witness my tears, anguish or struggle in order to really feel the pain. But yesterday was Chris’s birthday. He would have been 33. Waking up with his daughter sleeping next to me, ending our trip to Walt […]

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The Great Escape

My brother was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis when he was 15. Last week he passed away at the age of 32. He has been sick for a long time. It has been a rough journey for that sweet boy. For 3 weeks he was progressively getting sicker. Having trouble swallowing and losing the ability to […]

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Obituary for Christopher Cox

Christopher Dean Cox, 32 passed away at home April 14, 2017 peacefully in his sleep surrounded by family. Chris was born November 28, 1984 to Russell Cox and Pamela Owens and grew up in Oologah Oklahoma. Chris was a lovable child, who was a bit ornery and did just about anything his sister asked him […]

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Chris and Lindsey::Lindsey and Chris

From birth we all start receiving definitions. I was born and immediately I became “daughter.” Less than 2 years later and I became “sister.” I gathered many other definitions along the way, eventually “graduate,” “wife,” and “mother.” But it is those first two. The way I have been defined the longest: daughter and sister. I […]

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My Little Sweetheart

Lillian is the perfect example of what happens when you have a child just like you. She equally scares me to death and leaves me inspired with what I think she will accomplish. She is smart, persistent and ornery. She gets this special glint in her eye when she knows she is making a decision […]

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The Best 365 Days of My Life

On Jan. 29, 2013, Lindsey and I had the privilege of welcoming our first child into the world — Caloway Jesse Miller. And today that little boy turns one. To mark this occasion, I wanted to write about the last 365 days and what they’ve meant to me as a parent, a father, a husband, […]

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He Thinks His Name is Love

Caloway hears “I love you” a lot. So often in fact that started at about 3 and 1/2 months old he would smile every time he heard “I love you”. The more and more Cory and I noticed this we decided. He thinks his name is LOVE! I am not kidding. We would just say […]

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Update on Caloway’s Hips

Caloway was born January 29th and on January 30th was put in a Pavlik Harness for hip dysplasia. When that failed we moved to two different abduction braces which both failed. Then in May he had surgery and was in a spica body cast until September. After surgery he was put in the rhino cruiser. […]

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Why Bath Time Is So Special

When Caloway was first diagnosed with hip dysplasia one thing I read repeatedly on support forums was “I don’t get to bathe my baby anymore” and similar feelings. I thought it was so silly. Bathing is the biggest worry these other parents have??? I even told Cory about this. That so many others concern was […]

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New Mexico

Cory and I have been dreaming of spending summers in New Mexico since we met. We have talked about on end and finally this year we made that dream come true. After Caloway’s surgery we headed for New Mexico. We have been here almost a week and are already loving our decision. Red River has […]

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