A day in the life of a CHD warrior

Last year Joshua made this video to share his typical cardiology appointment and to help raise awareness for Congenital Heart Defects during heart month. Check it out and DON’T FORGET TO SHARE!

3 weeks later

It has been quite a summer, I know that my post op updates have been negligent and I do apologize for that. We moved just 5 days post surgery and it left us in a new home, with many things to do and no internet. My husband was kind enough to set me up todayContinue reading “3 weeks later”

technical not emotional

I have have been getting a lot of questions about Joshua’s particular diagnosis. So I thought I would post today a little bit about his CHD. As I mentioned in yesterday’s post, the term CHD, or Congenital Heart Defect is a blanket term for a great number of diagnosis’ and I prefer to keep itContinue reading “technical not emotional”

What is it going to take?

Last night I had the pleasure of participating in my first ever ‘twitter party’. This makes me giggle because I was actually nervous, more nervous than going to an actual party with new people. Why? Mostly because I am clueless when it comes to ‘tweeting’. However, the subject was one that I couldn’t ignore andContinue reading “What is it going to take?”

5 questions

This has American statistics but the questions you should ask hasn’t changed. Finding out about CHD was not a choice for us as a family. Until Joshua came we had never heard of congenital heart defects. When I heard the term ‘birth defect’ I imagined a woman I saw once when I was a kidContinue reading “5 questions”