After arriving for Silas’s scheduled surgery to explore his pinkie finger and place PE tubes, his ENT doctor decided it would be a good time to perform a bronchoscopy of his airway. Over the last several months, he has had numerous amounts of “colds” and respiratory issues involving coughing, hacking and congestion. We have really … Continue reading month 20: more surprises
An open letter to my husband There are certainly a million fish in the sea, but then there's you. You, with so much strength, so much love that never seems to run out. You, the boy who not only stole my heart with those big brown eyes, but listened, questioned and pushed me to grow … Continue reading an open letter to my husband
It has been a year now since we began our early intervention with Silas. One year ago, we were still really unsure about what the year ahead would hold. Honestly, I was in a positive mindset but never imagined we would be where we are now. Silas's progress has far outweighed my … Continue reading progress and a “thank you”
a cup full.
Often times, people use this metaphor to describe life - a cup half empty or a cup half full. Here's how I would describe my life by a tiny hint of an example of my day. I've chased a half naked 3yr-old, covered in chocolate that I DIDNT give him. Soothed a hysterical baby while … Continue reading a cup full
In honor of Tracheoesophageal fistula/esophageal atresia awareness month (Shew. That's a mouthful), I wanted to write a blog for Silas; his story thus far. He is 20 pounds today. It doesn't seem like much for a 14 month old, but to us it's worth cheering for. It's been a road for him, nothing like cancer, … Continue reading Silas: my story thus far.