Both the trip up and the trip back down lasted approximately 15 hours each. On the way home we decided to forgo any petri dish biological experimental accommodations and just muscle through the entire trip, so we left earlier in the morning. Continue reading »
Jenn and I were discussing this the other night and we both felt lucky that we would be able to enjoy all the milestones and stages with Grace. While Nolin was experiencing these events we were beyond excited, but we were also eagerly anticipating the next thing. This time we can simply enjoy them because we know what comes next. Continue reading »
Ok, so if June 11, 2010 (Day Zero) didn’t render enough permanent detrimental effects on Nolin’s future development, then Wednesday October 3, 2012 was my second chance to screw up.
With the sudden arrival of sweet baby Grace, there were some loose ends that both Jenn and I had to take care of and that included her going into school to tie up some loose ends before she goes out on maternity leave ergo Daddy Daycare was back in business! Continue reading »
The weekend started off with a 5:30am wake up call (which is awesome for a weekend), to participate in the Miracle Miles 5K & 15K run downtown. It was an event to raise money for the Winnie Palmer hospital on behalf of an amazing family and an inspiring young man as part of Team Tin Man.
My grandmother had been in the hospital and I planned on returning home for the weekend to visit her until I received a message on Wednesday letting me know that they did not expect her to make it through the night.
As I was driving home from work, Jenn found a flight for me and told me to change my plans. I got off the plane and went directly to the hospital at 10:30 pm. We sat together until about 5:30am…these long hours would become the norm over the next several days on my path to saying goodbye. Continue reading »