Coming Up On The One.

Friday marks the one year anniversary of Tess’s second open heart surgery, a day to be celebrated for sure.  Saturday, Sofia’s 8th birthday, marks the one year anniversary of the day we almost lost her.  She has been more emotional than usual this week.  I don’t think this is related to her feelings necessarily.  I […]

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What Makes You Stronger.

Last week I had the privilege of attending our local YWCA’s Circle of Women Fundraiser.  Prior to last year, I hadn’t thought too much about the YWCA and what it does for the community I live in.  I wrote a lot last spring about attending the YWCA’s racial justice courses.  I get a lot of questions […]

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It All Just Got Complex.

Yesterday we took Gigi to the Cardiology Clinic at our local children’s hospital for a repeat Echocardiogram.  This is basically an ultrasound of her heart.  She has had them in the past, but we needed a repeat to see whether we could get her to be more compliant with the test.  It requires a certain […]

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