Articles in Category: Nora Updates

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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01 21 Looking back 1st barfday

Looking back  1st barfday
All this week, we will be posting images and videos from birthdays of old.. This was Nora's birth day,

So our little girl turned one today.  We had a big party and lots of Nora's friends came.

The bad part actually started the night before her birthday.

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01 19 Looking back Nora's birth day

Looking back Nora's birth day
All this week, we will be posting images and videos from birthdays of old.. This was Nora's birth day
The induction was scheduled for 5:00 am on 1/23.  Jaime went to bed at 9:45 PM.  At 12:07am she yelled for me to come quickly... Share this

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.