They had finished the transplant. The surgeon came out with a huge smile on his face and said things looked great. We had to wait a bit, but it wouldn’t be long until we could see Danny. Eventually we all suited up- myself, my parents, Dan’s parents and his cousin. We could finally see him … More National Marriage Week – We Celebrated a Little Different
Over the last year Dan’s health has been a battle and yet this still feels a little shocking. But it’s here, it’s time, & Danny needs a second double lung transplant. The reasons for this rejection are varied. Most likely it was aspiration- stomach juices getting into the lungs- and the surgery last February to … More It’s Time: Transplant #2
Happy New Year’s Eve friends! I hope this evening finds you enjoying yourself, reflecting on your blessings and feeling optimistic about a new year…. heck a whole new decade!! We are at home still in recovery mode and taking it easy. Saying good bye to 2019 and welcoming 2020 tucked away in our little spot … More 2019
In our life transplant was the top of the mountain. Once we got there everything after would be like getting on the sled and just enjoying the ride down! We could stop fearing and start living – with our steep mountain in the distance BEHIND us. Last year when I participated in CF Mini-Con … More CF Mini-Con Transplant: Knowledge is Power
Well friends if you follow us on social media than our big secret is out…. WE ARE PREGNANT and expecting our little baby girl in March! So now we can be honest about all the extra quiet around here, on social media, even in our regular life. I had an uncle ask my mom if … More Surprise – We are Pregnant!
When you think of January 1 what comes to mind? A blank slate? A fresh start? A chance for change? So many of us love the option to declare a new year and dream of the possibilities. Even if they don’t always happen or the year brings something completely unexpected, I think the dreaming of … More The Last 90 Days
For a long time that question is what I wanted to name my blog. I felt it summed up this life we live. The realities of life and death that are part of our world on a pretty regular basis, yet the fact that what to wear to such life and death occasions are also “normal” to … More What do you wear to a transplant?
One of my favorite things about being a blog follower is how the experience goes from just following along to eventually feeling like you are taking advice from a friend. As a result of my love for blogs, I have purchased clothes, tried hair styles, decorated mantles, read books, organized my office, discovered health tricks, and … More These are a Few of My Favorite Things – Perfect T-shirt
Hope is the word I selected for 2019. In recent years whatever word I choose has played a big influence in my life, a resolution that truly sticks. Maybe it is the hyper focus on that word, maybe it is the time I take to learn and understand it, truly absorbing into my person, or … More My Prayer Warrior in Hope
One of my favorite things about being a blog follower is how the experience goes from just following along to eventually feeling like you are taking advice from a friend. As a result of my love for blogs, I have purchased clothes, tried hair styles, decorated mantles, read books, organized my office, discovered health tricks, and … More These are a Few of My Favorite Things – Revlon One Step Hair Dryer