Tiny Warrior: A Journal For NICU Families

I did something new. As you know, if you've been around for a while, I created this blog as a means to share my daughter, Scarlett's, story. Scarlett was a micro-preemie born at 23 weeks and 6 days (you can read her story HERE), and ever since she's come home I have taken the time … Continue reading Tiny Warrior: A Journal For NICU Families

A Love Like This: Being a Mother to a Micro-Preemie

This is real life for me. I have so much story left to share with you all and I promise I am working on it. I just have so much going on! Lol. But here is just a little glimpse of life for us and how I am feeling. Ever since we brought Scarlett home … Continue reading A Love Like This: Being a Mother to a Micro-Preemie

Chapter Thirteen: Moving Mountains

The day had finally come for BJ and I to "Room In" with Scarlett and I was anxious to see how it would go. This was it. The final test before going HOME. I remember talking with Perlita a few days before (the last time I would talk to her in NICU) and she offered … Continue reading Chapter Thirteen: Moving Mountains

Chapter Twelve: Someday Soon

We were a couple of weeks into March already and it felt like we were stuck in NICU limbo. Scarlett was on .3 LPM oxygen and she would not give it up. Every time they tried to wean her down even just a smidge, she would NOT have it. She was happy right where she … Continue reading Chapter Twelve: Someday Soon

Helping Hands: How to Help a NICU Family

Before Scarlett, I am thankful to say that I had never before spent a long period of time in the hospital.  It was a complete shock for me to go from living a relatively normal life to living life - in a hospital.  It took time to process it all. Not only was my baby … Continue reading Helping Hands: How to Help a NICU Family

Snapshot – 2018

It's the last day of the year 2018 and I've gotta say, as much as I am looking forward to seeing what the new year brings, it feels a little bittersweet to say good-bye to this one. 2018 was a year full of challenges and victories for me. Both of these have changed and shaped … Continue reading Snapshot – 2018