Shine

I have been home for two days spending time with Carter waiting by the phone for Kendrick to call and say they were releasing Izzy. Last night he called to say they had given up on the new feeding tube, were swapping it out with the old one because it kept getting twisted up in …

“I’m sorry”

When your child has a life threatening disease there are two words you never want to hear in regards to test results, "I'm sorry." Who knew two words that have always brought comfort and warmth could suddenly instill fear. Those two words finally brought me to my breaking point this week as I heard them …

A Safer Perimeter

Thursday was filled with good news all around. Upon our arrival at the hospital the surgeon told us a second look at the scans had changed his first impression of what we were dealing with. He now believed that the 'mass' that remained inside Izzy wasn't actually tumor but scar tissue. Surgery confirmed most of …