Surgery results and an ER visit

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WE ARE HOME!  We spent 11 days (plus one but I'll explain) in the hospital and we finally brought our sweet boy HOME.   We were in such high spirits when Mason was discharged from the ... Continue Reading

We’re still in the hospital (day 8)

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I want my very first sentence to acknowledge that eight days in the hospital after pediatric open heart surgery is NOT bad or unusual.  Therefore, I will not complain that we are still here.  I've got ... Continue Reading

Surgery Results

Just after surgery.  He seriously looked awesome.  I couldn't believe he was able to be removed from the breathing tube just after surgery.

  We've been in the hospital for five days now.  I'm just now getting an opportunity to blog.  I'm exhausted from our hospital schedule (I take 7am to 5pm and Todd takes 5pm to 7am... when one ... Continue Reading

Today is Surgery. The Plan

Update.  I typed this earlier.  At this moment, Mason has been in surgery for 5 hours and they have updated that he is **off** bypass and should be finishing up within the hour ... Continue Reading

We have a surgery date


I've been stressing about finding out Mason's surgery date.  My mind has been reeling with all the things I would need to do to prepare for the date.  I got the call today and the date is sooner than ... Continue Reading

The cath, The Results, My Thoughts on it All

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Mason had his heart cath this past Monday, March 10.  We have been able to tell that his heart function has decreased by his tolerance for active play, intolerance to heat, and often-mottled skin.  I ... Continue Reading

Time for some updates


I have been meaning to blog but I've gotten frustrated each time I come to wordpress because it's not letting me upload pictures.  Why is that?  Anyone? My pregnancy is going well, so far!  I'll be ... Continue Reading

Ahhh, The Plot Thickens


So, there's been a minor development in the pregnancy that I just haven't felt like talking about.  However, I've always vowed to be transparent and open, so I'll share. We had our first ultrasound ... Continue Reading

You know that Dark place?

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You know that dark place we all have?  I've drifted into mine so I need to "talk it out" so I can put my big girl britches back on. While we have known a 3rd open heart surgery was a possibility, ... Continue Reading

What is happening this week

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    The next two days are going to be busy and I'm anxious for answers! Tomorrow (Wed), we finally get to see the Endocrinologist (I say 'finally' because it just seems like time ... Continue Reading

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