Category Archives: Surgery

A Chance Meeting Leads To Life-Changing Surgery

Elisabeth was 9 years old when she experienced her first seizure. I remember it very vividly. We were at a neighborhood yard sale when Elisabeth began oddly staring off into … Full Entry »

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My Heart Rhythm, My Scar: My Kind Of Normal

As I sit and stare at my beautiful baby boy I felt it necessary to share my story with you. I spent nine months praying his heart would not share … Full Entry »

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How Texas Children’s Saved Our Daughter By Removing Half Her Brain

It was on December 28, 2011 when we proudly welcomed our second daughter Lillian Grace into the world. She was a beautiful blond haired blue eyed baby and everything was … Full Entry »

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Our Miracle Baby: Born Prematurely At 1 Pound, 13 Ounces

My miracle baby, Christian, was born at 30 weeks gestation weighing 1 pound, 13 ounces. He spent the first 251 days of life in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) … Full Entry »

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Owen’s Story: Growing Up With Marfan Syndrome At Texas Children’s Hospital

Since he was a young boy, my 13-year-old son, Owen, has possessed a strong affinity for the sport of basketball. He met his best friends while playing on his school’s … Full Entry »

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