Tag Archives: Medical Procedures

The Long Run

Long runs are hard.  You just kind of have to keep plodding along, trusting that if you just keep moving forward, you’ll end up at that place where it will all be worth it.

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Change of subject…

It’s not all doom and gloom around the house these days, Grace still lives here after all. So Friday morning, after breakfast, I put Hope in her excer-saucer.  It has a small, musical feature that the girls fight over — … Continue reading

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Sushi night a smashing success…

I slept right through it.  I slept right through it because I stayed up all last night in the hospital with Hope.  About 9PM last night I took her to the emergency room at Children’s Hospital.  She had developed the … Continue reading

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Hope’s sleep study

  Last night Hope & I spent the night at the sleep clinic at Children’s Hospital so that she could have her first post-HGH sleep study (what’s a sleep study?).  She will be checked periodically to make sure that her … Continue reading

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A little of this…a little of that….

Here are some updates… Hope had her 6 month check-up yesterday with her pediatrician.  She weighs 14 lbs. 7 oz. and is 25” long, making her 25% in both height and weight.  The doctor is very pleased with how she … Continue reading

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Merge

      “Our trauma may make us feel disconnected not only from society, but also from time, from the flow of our life.”        This quote is from Changed By a Child by Barbara Gill, a book of short, … Continue reading

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Back by popular demand

…and by popular I mean Kari & Christa. I honestly cannot tell you what I’ve been doing the last five days, it’s all a blur — but here are some snapshots: I had to take Hope yesterday to have blood … Continue reading

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