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!
Tag Archives: CHD awareness
A lot of people are blogging today about what Valentines used to be for them, and what it is since they fell in love with someone who has a CHD. I have done that in the past, feel free to stroll through the last few years of Valentines posts. This year though I would likeContinue reading “What’s next?”
This is going back in the archives but the song has been floating in my head all weekend so I thought I would share this with you. Subscribe to be the first to hear of new posts!
in over my head
I can still remember that day in November, 6 years ago that we learned for the first time that there time that there was something wrong with Joshua’s heart. There was a numbness to that moment, and looking back I see that I had no idea about the turn our path had taken. While IContinue reading “in over my head”
the raw truth
The plan was to read a few blogs and hit the hay for the night, but I guess I hit on the wrong blog, or maybe it was the right one. I am not sure which yet. This post is me, me being as honest as I can be and I have wanted to writeContinue reading “the raw truth”
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?”
Check it out!
Hope on the horizon Today I had the absolute pleasure of finally seeing an article in the Toronto news (Globe and Mail) that featured CHD and the crisis that has arisen in our country when it comes to the care of it’s adult patients. It was like a balm to the soul to see itContinue reading “Check it out!”
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”