Posted in March 2013

Because Sometimes Not Bad News Is Good News

Sorry it has taken me so long to update about Colman’s heart catheterization on Wednesday. I was getting over what I term “Hospital Headache.” It usually starts about an hour into whatever procedure or surgery Colman is undergoing and seems to get worse in recovery. I tried drinking lots of water, eating something, caffeine and … Continue reading


The Heart Catheterization Is Scheduled

Colman’s heart cath has been scheduled for tomorrow at 9:00 a.m. The cath lab at Texas Children’s Hospital called on Thursday of last week to schedule Colman. The woman who called me introduced herself as the cath lab nurse coordinator and said something like, “Hi, we need to get Colman scheduled for his heart cath. … Continue reading

Haircuts and “Aircuts”

This past Tuesday when Liam and Colman were on Spring Break, we asked them to pick up Rowan’s room to help us out because there were toys everywhere. It was the kind of mess where I just looked and thought, how does one little person do this and where do I even start? I told Liam and Colman … Continue reading

Barking Up The Wrong Tree

I had a crazy weekend this past weekend. Please don’t misunderstand me. Not “crazy” as in it was so fun and wild, but “crazy” as in at one point I thought about selling my kids on a street corner. I blame it on the potty-training. Really, why are we in such a rush to potty-train … Continue reading

When Tuesday is Really Wednesday

We are still waiting for the call from the cath lab at Texas Children’s Hospital to schedule Colman’s next heart cath. I am hoping I will hear from them by the end of the week, so we can get that on our schedule in the next four to six weeks. On a fun note, we … Continue reading

I Shook the Hand of “Hope” Today

I had a board meeting for the Children’s Hospital of San Antonio Foundation today.  It was a pretty big deal because Children’s Hospital of San Antonio announced its partnership with Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital at a press conference this morning. I feel like this is a wonderful thing for San Antonio … Continue reading