Monthly Archives: January 2011

A Little Vacation

One of my new years “goals” this year was to be able to step away from the blog with out fear if ever I felt it necessary.  After all, it doesn’t have to be forever and I can always return.  … Continue reading

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Lentil Soup Recipe & Life

This was a good weekend!  First of all, I spied this beautiful, whimsical sock monkey Friday afternoon at one of my favorite stores…it was sitting on a shelf with an array of other colorful monkeys and the quirky in my … Continue reading

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Therapy & Another Hospital Visit

I miss seeing this pretty little face uncovered by tubing and tape!  Alas, it was only for a short time!   Yesterday Amelia decided she wanted to go back to the hospital for a visit…or perhaps she missed seeing her … Continue reading

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Break from the Ordinary

Sometimes there is nothing quite like relaxing around a table with friends, drinking tea and eating scones!  Especially since we have had to stay inside so much lately with Amelia but last Friday, I packed up her feeding supplies and … Continue reading

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No Name Face

  Yesterday on the way home from the doctor’s office, I ran into an quaint little toy store called Acorn and saw a face I knew I recognized.  A woman leaning over to look at some things but even with … Continue reading

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Early Intervention

Next week, several Early Intervention therapists are going to come over and assess Amelia.  I can’t wait for them to come because I am so utterly confused at this point as to what is going on with our little girl.  … Continue reading

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January Reflections: Discussing Devotion

I am going to join a group of bloggers this month in January Reflections, learn more at “The Glorious Impossible.” The prompt I chose today (admittedly, modified) is: What are my sources for spiritual growth and renewal and what related discussions … Continue reading

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Square One

Our little almost 9 month old miss has been refusing solid food since the ng tube was placed through her nose and into her stomach.  Six times a day, she has a certain amount of formula entering her tummy with no … Continue reading

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A Day Redeemed

Yesterday I woke up to the biggest disaster area in recent memory when I walked into Micah and Ellie’s room. Several times during the night I had heard mysterious bangs and booms but had chosen sweet oblivion over investigating.  Well, I … Continue reading

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Conforming to His Plans

(above) last few moments in the hospital before going home last Thursday A moment the other night helped me realize one of the lessons I think God has been teaching me in this difficult time with Amelia:  He wants me to live … Continue reading

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