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
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.
It's Time. It's Time to get my head out of the fog and come down to clarity. This is THE year. It is time. A couple weeks ago I was invited to a staff retreat for our local Children's Hospital. It was the first event for the Children's Hospital I attended to speak at this… Continue reading It’s Time
I have been writing my entire life. I used to write short stories and poems often. I have boxes and boxes of journals and diaries from growing up. After I started this blog, some posts began being circulated and shared on other websites and blogs. About two years ago, I was contacted by a publisher… Continue reading An Excerpt from the NICU
The week before transplant. The last 7 days have been some of the most intense and crazy day of this journey. I think over the last three years I have learned to manage and cope and deal with the stress of having a sick baby. I am emotionally detached. I hide my fear and stress… Continue reading The Week Before …