The night before Lincoln was born we had family over, BBQed because it was the first day of spring in Colorado and watched the cousins play and giggle, compared bellies with my sister as she grew a little girl within her. I had no idea Lincoln would be joining us the next day. I was only … More TWO
A year ago today I wrote a blog expressing our want to pick ONE word for the Year ahead of us. This process provides clarity by taking all your big plans for life change and narrowing them down into single focus. ((https://lovinglincolnjames.wordpress.com/2016/01/01/2016/ )) We prayed and God gave us our words before we moved to Washington … More 2017
As I begin to write this blog, I’m empty for words. As you can imagine we have gone through every emotion this last week. Im lost on how to start it, I have Pandora playing as lincoln and adam play cars and I’m amazed by them and lose focus on writing. I ask God to … More You amaze me.
Most of you follow this blog for Little Lincoln, but im going to take a minute and hijack it. I wasn’t sure if I wanted to make this public, personally im not a fan of attention, but Adam and I chatted and thought it would be good to have as many people in prayer for our … More soon enough.
August 3, 2015 about 5 months after Lincoln was born. I lay in bed as I’m trying to match Adams breathing in hopes that it will put me to sleep. I’m at my wit’s end. Depressed. Could this be postpartum depression? again. Its one thing to be completely overwhelmed by the tedious task … More Field of Butterflies
In the last month Lincoln has had 13 blood draws 1 x-ray 2 brain surgery’s 6 MRIs, 3 of which were sedated 2 CT scans 1 Blood transfusion 2 ear cleanings 5 specialty doctors countless whispers of “I’m sorry.” He just turned 16 months. This month has been hard. “it to shall pass” they … More anchor
Thursday, June 9. The day the doctors decide if its necessary for Lincoln to have a shunt. This morning we shut off Lincolns clamp to his drain that controls the pressure of fluid output. His pressure stayed at 10 for the morning. (in my last blog I went over the numbers, Doc wanted him to … More new chapter
As I sat in the NICU a little over a year ago I thought It was the longest most draining time of my life. I watched my newborn cry in pain, he was content and comfortable in my womb, he was safe, and then his world got turned upside down and was exposed … More broken.
First off Thank you everyone from all over the world for praying for Lincoln, we feel so loved by you all! Our day has been a long one. His surgery was scheduled at 10:30 and ended up not starting until 1:30. The 4 hour surgery turned into a 6 hour surgery. Lincoln is okay. … More Surgery
His Bone Marrow is healthy! As of right now they still don’t know why his ANC levels are so low. The doctor said that It could take up to 2 months to figure it out. They have been doing things a little out of order to get Lincoln into Surgery ASAP and safely. Our Plan- Adam … More Bone Marrow Results