2019

Get to the Light

There is light at the end of the tunnel. You can see it. It’s there. It’s just... the tunnel sucks!! This is the path less chosen. In fact, I don’t think anyone chooses to go through this darkness. But there are the chosen few. God knew what HE was doing when He made you. When… Continue reading Get to the Light

2018

Rejection

February 16, 2017 This was the first day we heard of the possibility and the reality of organ rejection. Matthew went in for his labs Friday and they came back very off. So off, that doctors have ordered a different medication, ultrasound and more labs in 4 days. When the doctor sat me down for… Continue reading Rejection

2017

I cried a little

Finally! I cried.... at least a little. It wasn't long. I cried for maybe a minute! I was watching a video about organ donation and it made me cry. lol. The video showed a man crossing items off a bucket list that his donor had made before passing. I began thinking about all the things my… Continue reading I cried a little

2017

Today. Test day! 

March 28, 2017 Today. Today has actually happened. It's a day I have waited for years to hear. The day we are told that there is a MATCH for Matthew to receive a kidney!! I heard it today. I heard those words be told directly to me. "We are a match." My heart felt like… Continue reading Today. Test day! 

2016, December 2016

26 Pounds 

Before Matthew was born, we were told that the magic number we need to pray for is 22. He needs to get to the minimum weight of 22 pounds to be eligible for a kidney transplant.It was highly unlikely that he would survive anything from pregnancy to NICU to after NICU... but we still had… Continue reading 26 Pounds