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6-Month Checkup

We had Gracie’s 6-month check up with our amazing pediatrician yesterday. Little lady is up to 12.3 pounds (that means she has gained 1 pound in a month), and has grown in length. She is still not on the chart

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Working On Our Muscles

Our life is…normal! Gracie has recovered from surgery so much faster than I thought was possible! We haven’t had a doctor appointment in 3 weeks! Amazing! We go to the pediatrician for her 6 month check up this week, so

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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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In one week…

In one week we will be 24 hours out of open heart surgery. Hopefully we will be able to take some deep breaths and start the recovery process. We have known Gracie was going to need to have surgery since

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Open Heart Surgery

Wow! Gracie bug is 4 months old! Time is flying by. We have a surgery date for Gracie: June 26th. So let’s hope the next few weeks fly by too. It’s a little trying to know so far in advance

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Back to Work and Golf Swings

This maternity leave with Gracie has been amazing. Besides doctors appointments, therapy, and a quick trip to the beach, we’ve stayed at home. We’ve missed going to several parties, eating out at restaurants, and other things, but we have needed

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Normal as WE know it . . . even though change is coming.

We’ve been wanting to start a blog for several weeks to document our journey, but as you can imagine when you read a little bit further down, it’s been an roller coaster of emotions the last 5 months…

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