Tag: hope

more about first steps to success;

more about first steps to success

March 10, 2016

Here's the deal. I do not follow Dani Johnson. I follow God. And she follows God. You may not. And that's okay.

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home will be my favorite;

home will be my favorite

December 11, 2014

"I like to smell her and listen to her hum songs fro hours. She stares at me and smiles until I fall asleep. I love Mom and Dad. I love life. Home will be my favorite."

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twice her birthweight;

twice her birthweight

Born 765 grams (1 lb 11 oz), now 1535 grams (3 lb 6 oz). Now 15" (born 12"). Today Mom left the freezer slightly open for a few hours...40 bottles tossed. Tears.

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back to isolation;

back to isolation

December 10, 2014

"Back to isolation we go... positive staph/MRSA results. Brand new hospital protocol requires it. I'm changing things around here, people."

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update from journey;

update from journey

Is there a way to earn a living by stretching? I'm so good at that. I can stretch fast and slow. I push up when I'm on my tummy. There's really no stretch I cannot do.

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first update from journey rose;

first update from journey rose

December 9, 2014

"No one better take my doll. She's so tiny. Makes me feel big and strong. I love her."

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first baby doll;

first baby doll

She has a lot of hair on her head. It's red like my Dad's. So very VERY special to me. And look at all the precious lanugo all over her body.

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tiny hats;

tiny hats

"We need to keep her head warm." *giggles*

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video: baby sneezes;

video: baby sneezes

December 8, 2014

video: Journey has her daddy's temperament. So far. And I adore her. Tears... Oh, those sneezes.

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staph / MRSA infection;

staph / MRSA infection

Her throat culture results show MRSA / staph infection.

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grateful for kitten cries;

grateful for kitten cries

December 7, 2014

She lost a little weight so she's back under 3 lbs (1350 grams). Grateful for her cute little kitten cries.

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first time picking her up;

first time picking her up

December 6, 2014

video: She's been handed to me 13 times, but I've never picked her up and held her, until tonight, December 6, 2014. What a JOY!

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Introducing journey rose;

Introducing journey rose

October 19, 2014

Born 1 lb 11 oz (765 grams) and 12.25 in. long, our little 24+6 week baby girl changed it all. We had no idea what we were getting into when I went in at 23 weeks, 2 days...

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leading up to our baby’s early arrival;

leading up to our baby’s early arrival

October 5, 2014

This post chronicles October 6-16, 2014 -- my stay in the Santa Monica UCLA Labor & Delivery unit.

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Joy from Sorrow;

Joy from Sorrow

September 30, 2013

What brings you the greatest JOY? The thing you're really passionate about? I'm not always good at it, because I also find great joy in people helping me!

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