I’ve been feeling weird the last few weeks – insert your jokes here – but I have been thinking of how to put it into words.
Having a child changes who you are. Chase changed me for the better in many ways. I can’t remember who I was before Larkin. I can recall certain pieces but even those seem to be under a shroud and no longer clear. However, there are phrases and words that carry weight that can never be forgotten. Those shaped who and what I am today.
Will you serve only God and reject the devil?
I love you.
Will you marry me?
Amy your nephew will be born but not alive
Your HGC shows you are pregnant
It’s a boy!
I don’t love you anymore
My life is with “her”
I am divorced
Where is daddy?
Amy when will you love yourself?
Your mother did the best she could
I love you
Will you marry me and with Chase make us a family?
I have cancer
You will never get pregnant
Your HCG shows you are pregnant
All the chromosomes are perfect
It’s a girl!
Amy I don’t like the measurement of Larkin’s upper arm bone
Amy, Larkin’s DNA testing was not ok
Larkin has Trisomy 21
Trisomy 21 is the most common form of Down syndrome
Her heart her heart her heart
Mom why couldn’t it have been me instead of her?
Hi Amy I’m Dr Farris a pediatric neurologist
Larkin has Infantile Spasms and we need to begin a course of ACTH
Larkin’s EEG looks like LGS (Lennox-Gaustaut) and your next best option is Felbamate
Amy we feel Larkin’s Place is important and we are willing to help not just in an honorary way but also in EVERY way
How can I help?
You get my drift and point. There are many conversations we have in life that change our DNA, who we are, what we are, and how we move through life. God becomes most important. Faith is our strength. Through Him, all things are possible. I have always said it is the lines on our hearts that give us character. What are your lines? Spoken ones that etched out your character? Share with us so that perhaps by writing them we own what changed us.