Monthly Archives: July 2014

3 Weeks Post-Op

We took Gracie to the cardiologist today and ALL of the fluid around her heart is gone! We get to wean her off the Lasix this week and then she will be done with any sort of medication! The cardiologist

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Two Weeks Post-Op

We are two weeks out from Gracie’s open-heart surgery! It is such a relief to have that behind us. I don’t think I realized what a weight it was on me until it was gone! When we left the hospital,

Posted in Every Day Stuff

From Heart Surgery to Home

We are home. Amazing. Like I said before, I have anticipated this surgery and had anxiety and fear over possible outcomes, and now it’s over. Gracie’s heart is fixed and we are home. There were several times when we got

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