In the Rear View Mirror: Facing our Fears and Then Driving Away
All week I've been saying to myself..."I can't believe it's been a year."
A year since I was airlifted from the ER to a strange hospital hours away from home. A year since I cried from the my depths of my soul "NO - I WILL NOT HAVE THIS BABY TODAY!" A year since the delivery room was silent. And a year since we heard that first tiny mew - a sign of life - at a an age where many doctors won't perform life-saving procedures. A year since we heard the words "4% chance of healthy survival" and "he might not make it out of here..."
A year since we watched our baby struggle to survive, fight off sepsis, get at least 6 blood transfusions...
A year since our lives changed forever. A year since we fell in love with the strongest, sweetest, and wisest baby who proved that miracles actually do happen.
And a year since I stopped wishing to win the lottery because I realized that I already had.
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