Monthly Archives: May 2012

An Emotional Time, Times 2

“Operator, oh could you help me place this call, You see the number on the matchbook is old and faded …” ~ Jim Croce, Operator The past couple of days have had some emotional times. As a lot of people in the … Continue reading

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Remembering & Honoring the Fallen

Today is Memorial Day. It’s simply not a day off from work, a day for a picnic, or to go shopping. Today is a day to remember and honor all of the fallen men and women who stood in harm’s … Continue reading

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Moments in Time – Best Day Ever

Going Home! Five years ago today …… Friday, May 25th 2007, was in my family’s opinion, to be the BEST DAY EVER. After thousands and thousands of prayers and exactly 28 days after I was carried out of the house by … Continue reading

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Heart Transplant Journey Update

Recently I’ve been writing a series on this blog called “Moments in Time” where I’ve been flashing back to the same day and date in 2007 while I was on my heart transplant journey. Some days were very memorable and others … Continue reading

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Moments in Time ~ Week of Growth and Awakening

Five years ago yesterday, Saturday, May 19th was my first full day out of the ICU. I was on a regular nursing floor and in a semi-private room. It was not all fun and games, but it was a HUGE … Continue reading

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Moments in Time ~ Hearing the “T” Word

Five years ago today, they had removed the breathing tube and I was conscious more and more. At one point, one of lovely nurses, one of my angel’s of mercy in the ICU first whispered this to me ….. “You are my … Continue reading

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Moments in Time – Regaining Consciousness

The 5th day of my transplanted heart! Five years ago today I would have loved to have screamed, “I’m BACK!!!” But in reality, regaining consciousness after being in a comatose for most of the previous 3 weeks is NOT like … Continue reading

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Perfect Day

“You can’t live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you.” ~ John Wooden

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Your Soul

“When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.” ~ Rumi

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Happy Mother’s Day

“Mothers hold their children’s hands for a short while, but their hearts forever.” (I send my love to ALL Mom’s everywhere)

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