STORIES FROM THE NICU: LAWSON HEATH

Lawson Heath 💙 born 8/23/13 at 35 weeks with ABO incompatibility. Our little NICU journey started when my sweet little boy decided he wanted to come a month early, we had already been back and forth in pre term labor had it stopped a few times which to me was the most horrible thing ever!Continue reading “STORIES FROM THE NICU: LAWSON HEATH”

STORIES FROM THE NICU: HEAVEN ELIZA LYNN

Submitted by Jessica Blankenship “Heaven Eliza Lynn was born at 27 weeks October 22, 2008 by emergency csection, weighing in at 1 pound, 12 ounces and 13 in long. The journey began when I her mother woke up three days prior swollen and so very sick. My husband took me to the nearest hospital, thatContinue reading “STORIES FROM THE NICU: HEAVEN ELIZA LYNN”

STORIES FROM THE NICU: ABIGAIL FAITH

Submitted by Kim Kollmeyer ​“Abigail was born at 30 weeks 2lbs 3oz for preeclampsia via c-section she was air lifted 3 hours after birth she stopped breathing twice once she arrived we got the call she was in toxic shock for 5 hours she was placed on antibiotics and a heart medication due to herContinue reading “STORIES FROM THE NICU: ABIGAIL FAITH”

STORIES FROM THE NICU: JEREMIAH ACEVEDO

“February 21, 2012, I went into preterm labor and delivered a beautiful baby boy into the world at 5:46pm. He was 32 weeks gestation and weighed 3lbs 11oz and 17in long. I got to see him briefly before he was taken to the NICU and would spend his 1st 37 days of life. Because heContinue reading “STORIES FROM THE NICU: JEREMIAH ACEVEDO”

STORIES FROM THE NICU: NICU AWARENESS MONTH

9/5/2018 0 COMMENTS This month is NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) awareness month.  As some of our followers may know, Cole and I were both NICU babies which makes this month even more special. In honor of this month we are going to be bringing you a series called “stories from the NICU”. Each postContinue reading “STORIES FROM THE NICU: NICU AWARENESS MONTH”

Postpartum and a New Season of Life

Originally posted 08/10 /2018  Right now we are in a season of “us”. With the loss of 2 pregnancies this year, it has been an almost consuming topic of our lives. We’ve been so used to almost putting ourselves aside to deal with the whirlwind of my high risk pregnancies that now we almost don’tContinue reading “Postpartum and a New Season of Life”

What Holidays and Large Gatherings Mean for Us:

Holidays and the great get-together’s are something everyone looks forward to. Whether it be a wedding, BBQ, or a larger occasion like Christmas. But what does this mean for people who don’t handle crowds well? This is one of the many things that we consider when going to any event.       We enjoy gatheringsContinue reading “What Holidays and Large Gatherings Mean for Us:”

We Have an Announcement!

Hey Guys!So it’s been awhile since we’ve posted but we’ve been holding off because we have a big announcement to make! We are over the moon with excitement for our newest addition! Given our last pregnancy we didn’t want to announce too early but now that we’ve made it “Facebook official” we decided it isContinue reading “We Have an Announcement!”

Welcome to Our Blog

You may be wondering what makes our relationship so unique… Cole has Asperger’s, and I (McKenna) have Cerebral Palsy. The challenges of life, coupled with our disabilities can make for a pretty interesting day-to-day life. In fact our life sometimes seems like anything but day-to-day. I suppose the same can be said for our relationshipContinue reading “Welcome to Our Blog”