Snuggled deep within the nest of my incubator, I was kept warm, safe, and away from my new stark NICU world. Wires and tubes draped from my small, vulnerable body, keeping an eye on my every breath, every move. As the ventilator puffed air into my tiny underdeveloped lungs, my toothpick like ribs would […]
Dear Family and friends, I am so glad that you want to meet me. I know you are excited that I have arrived, and I am excited to meet you too, but please understand that because I was born early or that I need to stay in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, I have special […]
Dear family and friends, I’m super excited that I have reached the point in my journey to finally say I’m coming home! I have overcome so many obstacles along the way and I am getting stronger and stronger every single day. Mommy and Daddy cannot thank you enough for the outpouring of support, understanding, […]
Why orange? What does it symbolize? I thought purple was the color of prematurity? What about the pink and blue prematurity awareness ribbon? It is all so very confusing!