Category Archives: My Family

Andrew a walkin’

By the way, Andrew is adorable. He is walking now. It is cute cute cute! He has started saying “mama” sometimes again. Man I love that kid. I honestly just soak up my time with him. He hates having his … Continue reading

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Faith

The first night in the ICU I met a very nice woman with 3 children. I don’t know her name, but I’ll call her Sam. Her husband was in the ICU with multiple organ failure. She was told his chances … Continue reading

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The Humanity in Humans

The silver lining in all this mess that has been Ricardo’s current internment in an ICU is the goodness I have been privileged to see in humanity. Ricardo and I moved East, far from either my family or his, about … Continue reading

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The Small Things are The Big Things

The first 24 hours after Ricardo’s hemorrhage were very difficult. We sat in the room by him anxiously watching his cranial pressure and blood pressure. I decided that Ricardo was going to have to be extremely strong in order to … Continue reading

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A Night to Forget

Crazy turned into tragic. Ricardo suffered a hemorrhagic stroke on December 17th after a procedure to fix the AVM in his brain. He was going in to have an embolization to shrink the size of his AVM. A couple hours … Continue reading

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New Challenges

It’s been a crazy couple of weeks. Ricardo’s eye turned red a few weeks ago and his vision became blurry. We weren’t too worried, but he brought it up at his yearly checkup since it hadn’t gone away. We figured … Continue reading

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Las MaƱanitas

We just got back from Mexico, where Ricardo’s parents live. It was a really nice trip, and so good to see everyone and be together. At first we were pretty bummed because we had planned to spend half the time … Continue reading

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