I am told, Alex was chosen from over 20,000 graduates this year for a story with CBC it ran on the national June 25. Find the link is below. http://www.cbc.ca/news/thenational/the-inspiring-journeys-of-3-canadian-teenagers-1.4721937 Also if you are interested QR77 Global News Calgary did a podcast on Alex’ story. It was very touching and quite well done you will … More Last Update
On Monday June 4th, Alex graduated! As if graduating on time with his class after missing months of the school year wasn’t enough, Alex had to find a way to do it HIS way. Alex decided he would WALK the stage! I have learned that if Alex wants something he takes charge … More Alex’s Graduation June 4, 2018
Alex is doing the 10K Marathon this year he is really hoping to raise $2000 and any support will help. He will be doing it in his chair this year so a lot more of a challenge but he is confident he can do it. The race will take place on may 28th https://secure.e2rm.com/registrant/FundraisingPage.aspx?registrationID=3728150&langPref=en-CA This … More 10K Marathon
Sunday Alex had his first hockey game, and of course in true Sincennes style once the family found out they had to be there!! Alex was so touched that everyone would take the time to drive up and go to such an effort for him. We only took up a third of the arena so … More First Hockey Game!
Where does the time go!! Alex turned 16 yesterday December 21st however as we all know this is also the anniversary of his accident so a day of mixed feelings. As his mom, I am having a hard time coming to the realization that I have a 16 year old! I am also very grateful … More Sweet 16!
Sorry for not updating for a while it’s been pretty busy. I don’t even know if too many people actually read this anymore but I promised to keep everyone updated, so update I will. Alex is still finding his way, he still has moments of great sadness but overall he is coming along. He is … More Hockey Season
Alex is gearing up for school again and he has gotten a job volunteering with the military museum it keeps him busy and helps him feel needed and purposeful. He is still having some ups and downs but that is expected he is a trooper and stronger than I would be. It’s been a busy … More Wedding X 2
Alex was asked to come visit Cadet camp on Friday it was very bitter sweet. They had a bit of an R&R day. They had the 4th annual Highland Games and Alex was asked to be Chieftain of the games! and judged a couple competitions. He judged both the basic and intermediate chanter competitions … More A Visit to Cadet Camp
Alex was asked to be the demo patient for a press release the Foothills hospital was doing in regards to a research project they are doing with the EKSO Alex was training on while in hospital. Unfortunately, he is not part of the research study itself, however he was asked by hospital communications group, the … More More News
It’s been a very busy few weeks and we are still getting into the groove. School is officially over and Alex did VERY well on his exams and is very happy to be done. Alex is still hand cycling every week I even went with him last night I have a whole new respect for … More NEW EXPERIENCE!!