Category Archives: Surgery

I Cannot Believe in Miracles

Such an odd thing is coincidence – when you’ve been thinking about something for awhile, pondering how to talk about it, trying to make someone UNDERSTAND where you’re coming from, thinking it might not be the time nor place – … Continue reading

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Time to let the balloons go –

April 8, 2003 – the most exciting and fearful day for me and my husband. It was the day our son came home from an almost four month stay in the Neonatal ICU.  He came with stitches, tubes, a mickey … Continue reading

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Half a Mile Outside of Bloody Basin

“The car broke down about half a mile outside of Bloody Basin” These are the words I spoke to the tow-truck company over the phone in February 1989 from Cordes Junction, AZ, located right off I-17 – a million miles … Continue reading

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Smart Boy

This post is dedicated the family that changed the course of our family’s lives – Dr. G, his super fantastic spouse E and their son, Smart Boy. They know who they are. I’m not entirely sure where this post will … Continue reading

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My Nipples Could WHAT?

If you’re a sensitive soul – maybe you should skip this post. I use the word “Nipples” quite a bit… There are few things more worrisome for an 18 year old girl than nipple loss. Yes, I wrote ‘nipple loss’ … Continue reading

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