2018

He came home 4 years ago…

In November 2014, I wrote about the day we brought our son home from the hospital for the first time. And although he had several... years worth... of hospital stays after this... but there is nothing like the FIRST TIME he ever came home!! I wrote two blog posts about it back in 2014. 143 days… Continue reading He came home 4 years ago…

2018

It will never get easier

It’s been 4 years and this day has never gotten easier to reminisce about. I remember hearing the alarms going off.. staff rushing in.. the Nurse Practitioner coming straight towards me and sitting me down sternly. The concern on the NICU nurses face.. she was looking at me and shaking her head as if saying,… Continue reading It will never get easier

2018

The greatest moment I trusted God

I have written before about when I had to give my son back to God. Matthew was only three months old and nothing was working to keep him alive. The machines stopped working, his surgical incisions broke and burst, the dialysis catheter was not working, his lungs were slowly being filled with fluid and his… Continue reading The greatest moment I trusted God

2018

The NICU- Four Years Later

The NICU is a place of miracles. The NICU is a place of wonder. It is one of the most frightening places anyone can ever walk into. From beeping alarms, monitors sounding off and babies crying... every day is different. Every NICU experience is unique. There is not one story that is the same. When… Continue reading The NICU- Four Years Later

2018

Blessed.

Oh, how I am blessed.  December 2013- we found out we were pregnant. Having four girls, having an well established career, a great marriage, amazing church life, finances far exceeding what we planned... why not try for a boy?! Early March 2014- I was 15 weeks along. At our monthly OB appointment, we found out… Continue reading Blessed.