Unexpected Victory

You know those moments, when you are so filled with hope for your child’s future, over something your child has accomplished, that you’re brought to tears? I had one today. I don’t share a lot about my oldest son Ethan. I had him when I was young and incredibly naïve about the world. I wasn’t … More Unexpected Victory

3rd: Echo/EKG/X-Ray

Heart Month 2020PCHA-CO Photo Challenge February 3rd: Echo/EKG/X-Ray I don’t have any recent photos of any of these procedures because typically we’re so busy trying to get Jonathan to lay still it’s not the best photo op. Here’s an EKG photo from 2017. I’d love to tell you how many echos, EKGs, and x-rays he … More 3rd: Echo/EKG/X-Ray

2nd: Diagnosis

Heart Month 2020 PCHA – CO Photo Challenge February 2nd: Diagnosis March 2, 2017: 19 week anatomy scan – We walked in laughing and joking in eager anticipation of seeing our baby boy. Less than an hour later we stumbled out sobbing unsure of our baby’s fate. On March 3rd, the very next day, we … More 2nd: Diagnosis

1st: Date of Birth – July 21, 2017

Pediatric Congenital Heart Association ColoradoHeart Month 2020 Photo Challenge 1st: Date of Birth Jonathan entered the world around 8:15am at Children’s Hospital Colorado. In all honesty I (Christina) don’t remember the exact time. As a woman giving birth it was a terrible labor, delivery and post partum experience. I have zero kind things to say … More 1st: Date of Birth – July 21, 2017