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Shannon .. Registered Nurse

Jeffersonville, Indiana
I am a christian, wife, mother and Registered nurse. I blog about my life and family including my daughter, Gabi, who has Down syndrome and Tetralogy of Fallot. I'd love for you to visit us and read more about our family.
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Almost Back To The Land of The Living by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome I am hoping to be back tomorrow or Wednesday with a regular post, but I thought I'd give a quick update on why I haven't been around. I will make this quick. Since I last upda ... Read on »
Another Reason Why It Sucks Getting Older by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome I remember the days when Jeremy was small, and I would pray that God would just let me be sick instead of him. I haven't mentioned it before, but Gabi is not my only child wit ... Read on »
So How 'Bout Them Lawn Mowers? by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome It's been a while since I last updated regarding Gabi's fear of lawn mowers. I have some good news and bad news. The good news is that you can never tell at this point that sh ... Read on »
Dealing With A New Diagnosis by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome No, it's not for Gabi. It's for me. Some of you may remember last June when I hurt my back and started going to the chiropractor. Well, I continued going to the chiropractor u ... Read on »
Wordless Wednesday ~ Tantrum by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome It's a good thing he's cute! Click Here to view images without slideshow. Click Here and here for more Wordless Wednesdays. And Click Here for more Special E ... Read on »
Tulips Don't Lie! by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Spring is coming! My sprouting tulips say so... regardless of the 11 degree F temperatures I woke up to this morning! Read on »
I Vowed To Never Do It! by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome And I did! Gabi's glasses broke on Friday, and because the 3 pairs I ordered last week on the internet haven't arrived yet, I did it! I taped my little girl's glasses! Oh the ... Read on »
Feeling Nostalgic by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome With my high school reunion coming up, I can't help but to get all nostalgic. 20 years ago, I was a senior in high school. I have reconnected to a lot of old high school frien ... Read on »
Get Squished! by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Okay, after all of the horror stories I have heard about mammograms, I felt it was my duty to tell you that it is actually pretty easy to do. I went today to get my f ... Read on »
Unable to Upload Pics? by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Well, I had a post planned, but every time I attempt to upload pics, blogger gives me a "bad request" instead. Anyone else having this problem? I have tried 5 times already wi ... Read on »
The Big Sister by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome I just thought I'd share a little bit of stuff about Gabi today. She is really taking on the big sister role, and Preston really looks up to her. You can see it in his fa ... Read on »
YIPPEE! by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome If you don't follow me on Facebook, then you haven't heard my good news. My vacation request that I was sure was going to get turned down and have to fight for was APPR ... Read on »
Sorry Sweetheart, But He's Married! by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome I married him! Well except for the strip tease part, she is talking about my hubby! Ryan loves this commercial... gee I wonder why! Read on »
Learn To Dress Like Gabi by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome You know you want her fashion secrets! Not anybody can pull this look together, but with Gabi's help, I will show you how you too can pull this off. 1. Pull out you ... Read on »
Good News & Bad News by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Good News: Preston added a new food to the very short "Will eat" list. Bad News: For the past several days, he is just nibbling on his food and sometimes ... Read on »
Sometimes You Gotta Say "Freakin'!" by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome It's about 9:30 pm and I sit in my bed, laptop on lap, and earbuds in my ears. I am listening to a playback of Dave Ramsey's radio show (gotta stay Gazelle intense) and surfin ... Read on »
Alright... Who Replaced My Gabi With This Look Alike? by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Gabi has been acting very much like another child since she came home from school today. Some changes are good and some are not so good. It actually reminds me that Gabi is ge ... Read on »
Sisterhood of the Traveling Afghan by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome CJ has come up with a wonderful idea for the T21 family. If you have a family member with Down syndrome or are an individual with Down syndrome, you may want to head ov ... Read on »
It Was SNOW Fun! by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Don't attack me for no gloves and shoes on Preston! I promise he was in the snow less than 30 seconds and back in the house. He wanted so bad to touch the snow. We had to cha ... Read on »
My Hip Hop Kids! by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Try JibJab Sendables® eCards today! Read on »