Mixed Emotions
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Mixed Emotions

Our stay at Children’s Medical Center has finally come to an end. A reason to celebrate, right? I want to have that sense of relief, knowing he no longer requires that level of care, but instead I find myself full of mixed emotions. Some of it certainly comes from having to adjust to a new setting. He’s out of … Continue reading

Lessons Learned
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Lessons Learned

The past 3 1/2 weeks in the hospital has given me lots of time to reflect. I’ve thought about many different things, but keep coming back to a few that really stick with me. Some of them are very close to being labeled “regrets,” but I’m trying to keep a positive outlook, so I choose … Continue reading

Lemonade
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Lemonade

Another Christmas in the hospital. I’m teetering on the edge between being thankful we’re here, none of the rest of it matters, and feeling sad and sorry that we’re missing out on so much. I’m trying hard to choose thankful, but it isn’t easy. I read about all the wonderful Christmas experiences our friends and family are having … Continue reading

Unsung Heros
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Unsung Heros

I’ve been reflecting a lot on James’ NICU stay the last couple of months. Its that time of year. Two years ago we had about 4 months of James’ NICU stay behind us, but some very important weeks were coming up. So many amazing people contributed to his care in the NICU. People we will … Continue reading