continuing the fun.

Lately our lives have been somewhat hectic. I’ll never complain about the life I’ve been given, especially the beautiful kids I have, the amazing man I married, and the supportive people around us. But given what we have makes me appreciate all we have and the great life we can make of it. So, I’ve…

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broken hearted.

here we are sitting on the hospital bed in the room that ingrid had been assigned to several days ago. my husband and son left just a short while ago. and no matter what i do, i can’t stop thinking about my little ones. i’ve been at the hospital with ingrid since friday, yet i…

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give her a break!

We find ourselves back in the hospital with Ingrid. This is seeming to be a nasty repeat of two weeks ago. We have received some good news regarding Ingrid’s health, yet it seems that she can’t catch a break. It breaks my heart to see my darling on a tough road already. The reason for…

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the kindness of strangers.

Over the past couple of weeks I’ve been shown an overwhelming amount of compassion, care, and kindness. There hadn’t been a day since Ingrid was born that we haven’t heard how beautiful our family is and how amazing she is. To hear all of these kind words from family & friends is appreciated, but to…

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little fighter.

Less than 24 hours after being admitted to the hospital, our Ingrid was discharged with a great health report. We couldn’t ask for any better news from the team of doctors that have been treating her this past week. Today we are relaxing with our family and looking forward to the end of the week…

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not what i expected to hear.

Today has been a whirlwind. It didn’t start off bad, but definitely wasn’t the day i expected to have. I didn’t feel the need to talk about it until I had definitive reason to. Now I do. Today our new baby girl was diagnosed with Down Syndrome. I’ve had some time to think about this…

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she has arrived!

as of now you all know that our daughter arrived much earlier than expected. she was delivered at 35 weeks. over the weekend i wasn’t feeling well so i went to see my midwife. i was advised that everything was okay and the baby shouldn’t come before the next two weeks. good, because i wasn’t…

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