Wow. Another year come and gone so fast! Not only that, but we've said goodbye to one decade and hello a whole new one! Crazy! So much has changed for me over the last 10 years. Where do I even begin!? This year was an amazing one for, not only myself but my family as … Continue reading Snapshot – 2019: Saying Goodbye to one Decade and Welcoming Another!
After Scarlett's grand escape from NICU, she and I didn’t immediately go home. Home for us is actually 2 hours away in Andrews, Tx. So going “home” for Scarlett meant an extended stay at Grandma Sylvia's and Popo’s house (my mom & her boyfriend). Both of whom we are so incredibly thankful for, for opening … Continue reading Epilogue: Balancing Act – Life after NICU
This is real life for me. I have so much story left to share with you all and I promise I am working on it. I just have so much going on! Lol. But here is just a little glimpse of life for us and how I am feeling. Ever since we brought Scarlett home … Continue reading A Love Like This: Being a Mother to a Micro-Preemie
The day had finally come for BJ and I to "Room In" with Scarlett and I was anxious to see how it would go. This was it. The final test before going HOME. I remember talking with Perlita a few days before (the last time I would talk to her in NICU) and she offered … Continue reading Chapter Thirteen: Moving Mountains
I started a small shop!! It feels so crazy to say that...BUT I DID IT! As some of you already know (from Facebook) I recently opened a small little shop called "Sweet Autumn Rain". And yes, it's namesake is Scarlett Rain ❤ I know to some it might seem random but honestly, crafting is just … Continue reading Sweet Autumn Rain
We were a couple of weeks into March already and it felt like we were stuck in NICU limbo. Scarlett was on .3 LPM oxygen and she would not give it up. Every time they tried to wean her down even just a smidge, she would NOT have it. She was happy right where she … Continue reading Chapter Twelve: Someday Soon