Poolside Reflections ~

Long, LONG overdue post.  Way too much to explain but I’ve got a couple small nuggets of truths to expose.  More importantly, no news about little Miss Hannah-Banana and her clinical trial.  Actually, that was the news – no clinical trial this summer. BUT the FDA did approve the protocol so that’s progress.  Hope to … Continue reading

Hannah’s Story

My Hannah-Banana was born almost 4 weeks early.  She was born on May 5th ~ Cinco de Mayo!  I NEVER need an excuse for a margarita but I sure do love  THIS excuse 🙂 Our lives changed immediately; we went from a family of 3 to 4 and while it doesn’t seem like that big … Continue reading

Love, Mother-In-Laws & Gratitude ~

So every year I try to get a holiday card out BEFORE Dec.31st.  Most years I’m successful but there have been a couple years when my holiday card turned into a New Year’s card instead!  But that’s fine by me… I had every intention on sending out holiday cards with my fancy-schmancy letter this past … Continue reading

A little sparkle & chicken wings ~

Hannah-Banana was watching the clock.  Waiting for the nurses to come get her.  Everyone who saw her that morning complimented her on her fabulous nails.  We were trying to keep her busy and not think about food (following the “you can’t eat after midnight” rule).  Lincoln logs, play doh, and even potholder looms.  That’s right, … Continue reading