It’s been a while since I have posted anything about Maple. Part of that is because we’ve been busy, but part of it is because I needed a break. It is one thing to process what our family is walking through in my own heart, and an entirely another thing to put into words what’s … Continue reading Getting Back to “Normal”
Whose ever had someone encourage you with the cliché, “have a little faith?” Such token sayings are bizarre when you consider what they imply. For instance, “have a little faith,” sounds like faith is something easy to come by and simple to keep in your grasp. But is it really? I believe faith is a … Continue reading Have A Little Faith
If we’re Facebook friends or you follow me on Instagram then you may have seen my post about Sailor throwing up in the car on the way to ATL. Yep. It was a fun as it sounds. Thankfully, my dad came to ATL to keep her while we went to the hospital for the cystogram. … Continue reading Cathing Life
Phew. Time for an update? So, we ended up coming back to Birmingham this past Sunday, which has turned out to be a good decision for multiple reasons. First, it has been good to see our friends and hear how you have been praying for us. Really that has given me the boosts I’ve needed … Continue reading I Will Give You Rest
I haven’t had clear thoughts to put down, which is why Rob so kindly wrote the last blog. It’s possible I still don’t have any linear thoughts, but we’ll see what happens. Our sleep has improved since we left the hospital. Maple slept more than 14 hours the first night home! I am grateful for … Continue reading A Very Present Help
We are out of the hospital, and that is a great feeling. Maple’s last 20 hours in the hospital were not so great, as you know from the last blog. Maple did get a good night of sleep, but then another round of pain and crying came about as we carefully peeled away a super … Continue reading We Are Out of Here Man!
Hospital life makes for long days. Things can go well all day long then end with a catastrophe. Yesterday, Maple got her second IV, which we thought would hold her over until the end of our stay. But tonight when the nurse started to flush her IV we realized it had gone bad again. Maple … Continue reading Reminded of the Gospel Again