Today, I answer the most oft asked question, “How long will Charlie have to be like that?” It’s a pause from our posts about the background story. Also, I kept the crying baby out but you can hear my phone ding with text messages. You win some, you lose some. And I need to get my bangs trimmed. I could have brushed my hair a bit. Well, this is life y’all.
I sat in the doctor’s waiting room after our miscarriage in 2013. Despite all the social media in the world, I wasn’t interested in looking at my phone. I believe at that time, God put a question on my heart that I kept thinking about and couldn’t shake. “Is Christ enough?” Continue Reading ›
I thought it may be beneficial to write a series of posts that would tell of how we came to be the parents of a special needs identical twin. It is certainly not the identity I envisioned years ago but it seems so many steps have led to this moment.
To tell of how Charlie got to be a trached vent-dependent mircopreemie means I must start before the beginning.
A few years after we married, Cameron and I decided we would start a family, a simple task. This endeavor would be a dark year in my life as we came to grips with our diagnosis, “unexplained infertility”. How would God put a desire in my heart yet let it remain unattainable? It was a struggle everyday to fight off bitterness and jealousy. Many times I failed. Friendships were severed. I could not cope with other expectant mothers. Continue Reading ›
Since the moment we found out we were pregnant in May 2016, everything has been seasoned with disappointment. Nothing has gone according to plan. There have been incredible miracles and answers to prayers but the disappointing occasions often feel more numerous. Continue Reading ›