Tuesday, December 22, 2009

2 Years Tomorrow!!!

Today, I cannot stop thinking about Kaidence's sweet Donor family. In fact, I think of them all of the time on a daily basis. My prayers are with them as always, but especially today. It was 2 years ago tonight that we got "the call" that Kaidence would have a second chance at life. Therefore, it was 2 years ago tonight that they said goodbye to their little boy. It will be 2 years tomorrow, December 23rd in the early morning since Kaidence was given her beautiful new heart. What an amazing gift to be given, especially at Christmas time. However, I cannot help but wonder if it made it that much harder to lose their child just days before Christmas. With this in my heart it makes this time of year a very bitter sweet time of year. I am so thankful for them and their gift to us.

Little Miss K, Tomorrow is your 2nd Heart Birthday. The last 2 1/2 years have been crazy, heartbreaking, miraculous, humbling, faith promoting and so much more. Today you are happy, thriving, into everything and feeling very independent. You have come so far and had so many wonderful people caring for you. You have been loved and cared for by so many up at the hospital, in your family, ward family and many prayers have been given in your behalf from all around the world. To all of these people, we are grateful for you. To all of our friends in the "Heart World" Thank you for sharing your stories, your love, support......we know that we are never alone and that others are walking similar paths.

Little Miss K, Thank You for your journey and for teaching us and opening our eyes to life. We love you and are glad that you are ours. May your new heart continue to grow and beat within you for many, many, many more years to come. May it be at home within you and may you continue to follow the plan that your Heavenly Father has for you. You have been blessed. Happy Heart Birthday Tomorrow!

To all of our cherished friends and family, Thank You, you are amazing. Have a WONDERFUL and VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!

FYI: Kaidence will go in on December 28th to have the stent placed in her left pulmonary artery and will hopefully only have to stay the night.