As I was blogging earlier today I realized that a lof of people coming to the blog these days probably have no idea how a 42 year old, slightly overweight, shaved-headed, father-of-two came to blog on The Simple Wife. So here is a refresher...
Joanne (the real Simple Wife) had a stroke on January 11, 2011. In the days that followed our phones, emails accounts, FB accounts, text messages, etc. absolutely exploded as people tried to find out what happened and how Joanne was. I was trying to manage Joanne's accounts and phone as well as my own. So sitting in her ICU room one night I hacked her blog, The Simple Wife, so that I could tell as many people as wanted to know what was going on--I needed to channel all the information to one place. And that's how I came to blog on the The Simple Wife.
Sometimes Joanne still does a blog or two if she is up to it--she'll either write it out by hand or just talk it out and I'll write it down for her. I love it when she posts and so do most of you! It's funny to see how the blog readers go through the roof when Joanne puts a blog up. You'll contine to hear from her from time to time.
But otherwise your stuck with me. I try to blog about Joanne, our girls, and our lives together post-stroke. And at the core of it is a knowledge that so many of you are praying for our family--I want to keep you posted so you know how to pray and then report back on how God is moving and working in our lives.
What a journey! And we are blessed that so many of you are coming along for the ride.
Toben (the 42 year old, slightly overweight, shaved-headed, father-of-two)