Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Day 74: Changed My Facebook Picture

I want to start out by saying Thank You to everyone that has emailed me with ideas for ribbons, pins, etc. I am going to try to take care of the time sensitive ones as soon as possible, but even if I am not able to include it in my blog, just know that I won't let a single one go without supporting the cause in some way. As always, if you have random act suggestions or ideas, please email me at

One of the emails that I received was from a woman named Kimberly who was reaching out on behalf of her friends. Her friends have a 2 year old son, Connor, that has suffered from a rare disorder, infantile spasms, since he was a baby. Connor has suffered from these spasms (which are essentially seizures), and the medicine he has been taking unfortunately hasn't had a profound effect. So in an effort to allow Connor the opportunity to develop on a more normal path, today he is undergoing surgery to remove 2 lobes of his brain that will hopefully lessen the severity of his spasms. Connor's family has created a purple ribbon to show support for their little guy, and today for my random act of kindness, I am changing my personal Facebook picture and the 366 Random Acts picture to the above ribbon supporting Connor. If it isn't too much trouble, I hope that maybe all of you might be able to do it for today as well. Not only is it a way to support Connor, but it is an effort to raise awareness for Infantile Spasms so that more can be done to eliminate this confounding and debilitating disorder.


  1. All done. The facebook profile pic is changed. i do hope that Connor gets well soon.

  2. Wishing and praying for a successful surgery for Connor.
    May he recover completely and lead a normal life .
    A child's health is the greatest wealth,as I know, as the Father of a spastic child.


  3. I will be praying for Connor. I hope all goes well for him and his family.

  4. Thank you everyone!! I know his family will appreciate all the love!

  5. i tooo will pray for connor.this will get better i m sure with so many wishes generated in so many ways for the small baby.

  6. the resources are there in Nigeria the people who took it needs to bring it back