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Attention Heart Dads: You are Mighty

Hey you…Heart Dads.  Yeah, I’m talking to you.  Ever feel like you’re the forgotten one sometimes?  Hey it’s ok, it happens…our kiddos are the stars (and rightly so), Heart Moms are Super-Moms (and rightly so) and Heart Dads?   1,385 more words

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It takes a certain type of woman to make a heart mom. It doesn’t always come naturally. Some slowly evolve into the advocates their child needs while others jump in with both feet. 1,040 more words

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Stage 3 - Third Time's the Charm

Having a child with a complex heart defect is pretty challenging. The first being accepting that something went wrong in those first 8 weeks that caused the defect and doing your best not to second guess everything you ate while you were pregnant. 609 more words

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Annie's Mom

Oh, YOU’RE Annie’s mom!

Oh, you’re ANNIE’S mom!

Oh, you’re Annie’s MOM!? I know, I look young enough to be her sister, right?, I’ve resisted replying to this intonation. 581 more words

Tuesday is looming over in the distance like a lone dark cloud on a sunny day. Izzie is blissfully unaware that 6 days from now she will be on an operating table with her chest split open and her body on ice. 681 more words

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Tuesday is looming over in the distance like a lone dark cloud on a sunny day. Izzie is blissfully unaware that 6 days from now she will be on an operating table with her chest split open and her body on ice. 681 more words

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From Auschwitz survivor to supermodel thin

Colman and I went to Houston last Thursday for a heart check in their transplant clinic. I would’ve updated before now, but I’ve been very busy. 564 more words