Seven years ago this month, the Phillips’ family was flipped upside down and turned inside out. A doctor frowned at an ultrasound picture and said something was very, very wrong with our little precious daughter’s heart. I remember this immediate feeling of inferiority. That I wasn’t up for this. That I wasn’t equipped to handle […]
April 9th, 2011…. It’s a day forever etched in my memory. I’d gone to bed on April 8th a broken, battered woman. Not physically, but my heart was so worn and weary that I might as well have been. Laying in a twin bed at the Ronald McDonald House, I’d laid there, exhausted and hopeless, […]
I have a LOT of causes that I am a HUGE advocate for because of our experience with Annabelle… including but not limited to CHD awareness (and the HUGE need for more funds for research), newborn pulse-ox screening for heart defects, the extreme value and fabulous work of the Ronald McDonald house, the Children’s Miracle […]
My Facebook has been sprinkled with shiny little posts of thanks all month. I LOVE IT… especially on the heels of months of political screaming at each other. It has been a nice reprieve! I haven’t joined in on the daily dose of thankfulness though. Not due to lack there of, but mostly out of […]
Why is organ donation important? Because it allows a baby to go from this: My blue baby…. and this…. Heart Day 2010… Photo before surgery prep! To this: Any questions? HAPPY FRIDAY, EVERYONE!!!!