Month: October 2013

Making

I made this. I've had this fabric for years now. Literally years. I have a problem with fabric. When you use it - it's done. Gone. So I have a lot of anxiety about using fabric. What if it's wrong?…


Adventures Pre-Surgery

Before handsome's surgery we had a few adventures. We wanted to keep our minds off of the surgery and we knew it would be awhile till we could pick up and go somewhere again. So we saw an AMAZING…


My Mom

  My mom told me a few weeks before handsome's surgery that she, "really would like to come down." I thought that it would add to my stress level to have the guest bedroom clean and such before…


Seeing Someone You Love in the Hospital

Is gut wrenching. It's impossibly hard. The minute I saw handsome I burst into tears. It feels like having your heart in pieces in front of you. Unable to help them. It feels like picking up the…


Dogs Know

Have you heard that dogs can tell when a person is sick, heart broken, or in pain? They know. They do.   Indy didn't leave handsome's side for weeks. She knew. - Tomato


It Isn't Easy

This hasn't been easy. Handsome had his surgery over a month ago and we are still on the road to recovery. This is his most recent picture. Since then he's started to show a bit more of his strong…


To The Love of My Life

  Dear Nate, You make my heart swell two sizes too big. You have the largest heart I have ever seen on a person. Your ability to constantly see the good in people, the world, and myself keeps…


Nate's Jaw Surgery

So it's been just over 4 weeks since I went into an 8 hour surgery. I remember laying in my hospital bed pre-surgery with Jen holding my hand. Next thing I knew I had no idea where I was and I was…