monday, december 24 merry christmas to all of our friends near and far!  we love you all SO much.

wednesday, december 5 happy birthday my sweet loves!  ames & emry, you were born with something very special…your best friend {and my heart around your finger}. i love you more than the moon and stars combined. always, your mama

monday, december 3 i never really had a good opportunity to update after adali’s second surgery.  as you can see the goal between my last update and her surgery was to make her comfortable and occupy her however we could before surgery number 2.  the short version of how the surgery went is that it [ Continue Reading ... ]

friday, november 16 wednesday night was rough with little sleep and adali’s pain increasing but it was balanced by the confidence the surgeon had that they had removed all the stone, the CT scan would show nothing and we would be on our way to removing tubes and going home yesterday.   not to be. [ Continue Reading ... ]

wednesday, november 14 was a success.  it has been a looong day but we are cozy in our room {adali calls it her hotel room}.  during the surgery the interventional radiologist found it tricky to gain safe access into the kidney but after a few hours they were able to start working on taking out [ Continue Reading ... ]

tuesday, november 13 it’s nearly 11 pm on tuesday night and i can’t stop moving.  because if i do, i will have to stop and realize that tomorrow {bright and early} is the day.  i don’t want it to be the day.  i want to call.  cancel.  stay in and watch movies with her.  but [ Continue Reading ... ]