Thursday, August 1, 2013

We Thank God for Great Teachers!

Savannah has been blessed with some wonderful teachers through her journey with Juvenile Arthritis.
Without these wonderful teachers, Savannah's journey would have been much more difficult.  They encourage her, pray for her, and make concessions for her when her hands can't write anymore. So, though most of our posts are mostly about Juvenile Arthritis and Savannah's progress, this one is mostly dedicated to the wonderful teachers of the world.  We love you.  Thank you for all you do.

 4th grade teacher

 3rd grade teacher


  1. What a beautiful, beautiful story!!! Oh, I am so glad that I had the tissues right with me!

    I am sad to read that Savannah is hurting again! I wonder if perhaps she is one of those children who hurts more at night? Every night now before Emily goes to sleep, she has been listening to the relaxation exercises on this page. I think that it is empowering her. She realizes that she can help to calm herself down, to relax herself in a way that helps her pain. Deep breathing and imagining her pain is a color, or a monster and then breathing it out also helps. I would never have known if she wasn't going through biofeedback. I cannot tell you how much that has helped her. It may be worth a try? Good luck to you all, and God bless!

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