QUICK UPDATE

We had an emergency late Saturday night. Ronin’s oxygen saturations dropped down to 60% and did not go up with increased O2 support. He didn’t look like he was in distress, but his body was limp and he was cyanotic (had turned purple). Ray and I rushed him to the ER, where Ronin and I were put on a Life...

Preparing for Ronin’s open-heart surgery

Ronin’s open-heart surgery is tentatively scheduled for this Thursday, December 14. The cardiology team had been weighing several factors and moving pieces in their determination of when Ronin should have...

Consider the lilies

How much of my life have I spent buried under worry? According to the Oxford dictionary, worry is defined as follows: wor·ry /ˈwərē/ – (verb) give way to anxiety or unease;...

He’s finally home

Early in the evening on Monday – after spending 136 days in the NICU – we were finally able to bring our baby home!! From late Sunday afternoon through Monday...

Mid-October update

These last few months have been both the l o n g e s t and shortest of my life. Ronin has now been in the NICU for 18 weeks....