The Day I Became a Heart Mom

September 21, 2015. 1 year ago today. 2 days after our awesome gender reveal.  We were entering a new week having just found out awesome news. We were going to have our sweet baby boy. We both wanted a boy! The pinata opened, blue confetti fell, and we had our Nolan Robert! We didn’t think […]

Thy Will Be Done

  I was driving home from Target today when this song came on the radio. Oh, how I wish I would have heard this song after we found out Nolan’s diagnosis. I felt a lot of these emotions and prayed countless times that God’s will be done. But praying for God’s will is hard! Not […]

Happy Half Birthday!

I can’t believe I’ve had Nolan for 6 months (and 2 days)! It’s been an incredible and sometimes difficult six months. We’ve made it through two open heart surgeries and miserable headaches. June was the first month so far that we didn’t have to stay at least one night in the hospital. I love this […]

Congenital Heart Walk

This weekend, my family and I will be walking (or running) at the Congenital Heart Walk in our area. You can go to this page to find a walk near you. The purpose of the walk is to raise awareness and money to help fund research. Honestly, before having a child with a heart defect I really […]

12 DAYS TO GO?!

I suppose I’ll do one more update before Nolan gets here. I’ve still been going to the OB weekly and I really hate it. I find myself dreading Mondays because I hate going to doctors appointments. I LOVE seeing Nolan and hearing his heart, but weekly visits just remind me that everything is not as […]