Articles in Category: Nora Updates

03 20 Coloring eggs!

Coloring eggs!
We colored eggs this past weekend. We decided to dig deep and buy four different egg coloring kits to give us some variety. Nora helped put each egg in the color and would pronounce if the eggs were .. Share this

02 21 Tiffany Green - Team GSF

Tiffany Green - Team GSF

We sat for a pre-race interview with Tiffany Green (my sister) who has declared 2016 the year of running for Nora as part of Team GSF. Inspired by Jaime’s running, Lucy Lunt’s running, Gwendolyn Strong’s running, Brian Chesteen, and of course, Nora. On her 42nd birthday, she began a Couch to 5k program, and much to my surprise, she found herself actually enjoying it...

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02 05 bad day and memories

bad day and memories

I had a absolutely terrible day full of pain and frustration. I have terrible mid back pain, and have had it for almost 15 years. The doctors say it's disc degeneration. Regardless, it hurts almost all the time.

The medication I take helps somewhat, but I can never escape the pain completely. The pain grinds you down, day after day, always on your mind. You look around..

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02 02 Over 3 Million views!!!!!

Over 3 Million views!!!!!

Nora's YouTube channel (appropriately named "goodentree"), has been growing and growing. We continue to add new content and steadily gain new subscribers week by week. There are now 169 Nora videos on the channel and 5,700 subscribers. and that number is growing daily.

However, it's really the number of views that counts the most and those views have been...

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01 24 Nora's 7th birthday

Nora's 7th birthday

We had this big party planned for Nora's 7th birthday. We had activities and entertainment all ready for the big day. It was going to be a winter/Minnie Mouse themed event. We even rented this giant helium tank and bought every Minnie Mouse mylar (foil) balloon available and 200....

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goodentree    /ˈgo͝odənˌtrēˈ/   noun

derived from our last name: Gooden and the idea of a family tree We came up with the name after we made the decision to start a family (have a child).
When Nora was born and diagnosed with the terminal disease SMA, her story quickly spread, and goodentree became established.