Tagged with San Antonio

Purell: A love elixir

Last Thursday was yet another trip to TCH for Colman and me. We had our long-awaited genetics appointment set for the afternoon, so since we were going to be in Houston anyway, Dr. Liou wanted Colman to do another treadmill test to see how he was performing post fenestration closure. Colman rocked the treadmill test. Last … Continue reading

Let’s talk about time management

As I’m typing this, I’m listening to the hubs make horrible retching sounds while muttering under his breath, “Why on earth would she use the self-cleaning function on the oven while we’re all here in the house? What is she trying to do–kill us?” At least I’m pretty sure that’s what he’s muttering because he’s only said … Continue reading

The TALK, the BOOK, and the CONSENT.

Colman had an appointment at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston on Tuesday, July 2nd, for his three-month checkup at the Cardiomyopathy Clinic. My mom decided to tag along with us, which was nice, so I picked her up on our way to Houston last Monday. Then we all met up with Robbie and his family. Robbie was one … Continue reading

An Open Letter to the San Antonio Spurs

Dear Spurs, Last Tuesday night you sent my nine-year-old little boy, Colman, to bed sobbing.  SOBBING! He was absolutely and completely shattered over the conclusion of game six. The only way I was able to finally calm him down over that disastrous loss was to tell him that it was only game six and you … Continue reading

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