Big Appointment Day

There’s nowhere you can be that isn’t where you’re meant to be. -John Lennon November 22, 2019 arrived VERY quickly. My mother had driven up to join me for the big appointment as she knew I was very nervous about it. My first appointment was at 9am with the Maternal Fetal Medicine department who wasContinue reading “Big Appointment Day”

Perhaps It’s Nothing

Pain is real. But so is hope. -Unknown When my follow up appointment with my OB arrived, we were so heartbroken. We had just learned that our baby had a heart defect…and a rare one at that. After further research we learned that our baby would need open heart surgery after birth to correct DORV.Continue reading “Perhaps It’s Nothing”


Persevere (verb): to persist in anything undertaken; maintain a purpose in spite of difficulty, obstacles, or discouragements; continue steadfastly The day had come when we were scheduled to see the pediatric cardiologist. My husband and I weren’t overly concerned because my OB had said she wasn’t too concerned because everything else looked great. We checkedContinue reading “DORV”