Posted in January 2014

Confession time

I have a confession to make: I hate Jump Rope for the Heart. Then another confession to make: I hate that I hate Jump Rope for the Heart. Yes, I’m totally conflicted on the subject. I know it’s a good thing as far as raising money for our school. They teach kids the importance of … Continue reading

Tabled for further tests

After three full days of testing for the heart transplant evaluation, they presented Colman’s case to the transplant committee last Friday and the decision was made to table the decision because they need more testing. That’s right. We have to go back to Houston for another full day of testing before they feel comfortable making … Continue reading

Hospital headache

I know I’ve mentioned hospital headache before, but I swear it’s a real thing. I guess it’s brought on by crazy amounts of stress and sitting, but I’ve found it lasts for days and hardly anything will help it go away. Yesterday, I finally broke down and visited a chiropractor. After having a stress headache … Continue reading

Clean poop–Oxymoron or not?

The first day of Colman’s transplant evaluation was a pretty long one that started at the lab where they drew blood (and tears). We had appointments in the morning with immunology, infectious disease and nutrition. The afternoon consisted of occupational and physical therapy assessments. Colman was ready to kill me. Especially when we went to … Continue reading

A bitter little pill

We made it through the Christmas holiday in good shape. I came home after running a few errands on the 27th, and Kevin had taken down the Christmas tree and put all the decorations away. Needless to say, I fell in love with him all over again. New Year’s Eve, I received a call from … Continue reading