My “Red Sea” and the stones of remembrance

When we had to rush Ronin into the ER, he was very close to dying. I think it’s how quickly everything changed that makes it all seem so surreal. On December 9, two Saturdays ago, Ray and I said goodnight to the girls around 9:30pm, then started settling into our night together while Ronin napped in his swing. Less than...

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...

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....