Btw, it has come to my attention that those who follow me via email received an earlier edit of this post. Something is going on with my phone and WP, so please ignore the untitled one. Read this one instead. Thanks!Quick note: This post was written in between breaks with Ellis sitting on my lap … Continue reading Busy month with hospitals
Happy Thanksgiving!! Wishing everyone a gratitude filled and memorable day with family and friends. For us it's been a rough start to this week with Ellis suddenly getting sick with a stomach bug. All of Monday I hoped to manage the sickness at home, but she got stuck with a really wicked one. The vomiting … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!
One year ago today, Ellis underwent her third heart surgery. Even before her birth, doctors warned us of the various medical and lifestyle challenges we would face in the first few years of her life. They weren't lying. It. Was. Tough. We operated on survival mode and were content with just "getting by." Getting to … Continue reading Thankful for a great year since Ellis’ heart surgery on Sept. 25, 17
It's funky, erratic sleep the night before any heart-related doctor's appointments for Ellis. I can't pinpoint one worry, but a general sense of fear overcomes me. Other concerns that prevent continuous sleep: I'll oversleep; I'll be stuck in bay area traffic and miss the appointment entirely; I'll hear upsetting news; I'll need to be extra … Continue reading It’s inevitable. I get insomnia when I need to sleep.