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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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Magic Marker Monday ~ Mommy and Fat Kitty by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome My observations of this picture that Gabi drew of me: I guess the comb-over won't help when I only have 4 hairs, huh? Sometimes I just really shouldn't ask ques ... Read on »
Mommy? Mommy? MOMMY! by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Gabi likes to call me by name... often! So much so that it drives Ryan crazy! He always says that Gabi doesn't really have anything to say and does this just to be able to tal ... Read on »
I Am Getting More And More Forgetful In My Old Age! by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome I was just visiting Stephanie's Blog and noticed she is having a giveaway for Aiden's Heart Day which is in couple weeks, and then remembered that last year I mentioned to her ... Read on »
My Funny Hubby by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome This is my crazy husband who changed his Louisville Cardinals shirt and hat into an Arizona Cardinals shirt and hat just so that he could heckle his friend who is a Steeler ... Read on »
I Am Back Once Again! by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Actually, our electric has been back since Friday night. I was a little apprehensive about posting it again only to retract it once again. It totally stinks not having electri ... Read on »
UNBELIEVABLE!!!! by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Here we are less than 24 hours later and the power is out AGAIN! This is taking a toll on all of us... Jeremy went straight to bed, and Gabi started following me around like a ... Read on »
Pictures From The Snow/Ice Storm by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome I can't take credit for all of these pictures since my camera battery died, but I did take some. If your unable to see the pictures click here to go to the ... Read on »
Let There Be LIGHT and HEAT! by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Our electric has been restored after 2 days! Thank you, Lord! And not 1/2 hour later my friend Lana calls me to say she was at Sam's Club and they just got a shipment of gener ... Read on »
It's Still Cold and Dark by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Just a quick update. We still don' t have power. We called around first thing this morning and every place was sold out of generators and kerosine heaters. We contimplated dri ... Read on »
THIS STINKS! by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome We had an ice storm here last night, and our electric turned off at 3 am. Our only heat source is electric. It' s currently 60 degrees in our home. We may have to head to a ho ... Read on »
GIVEAWAY! by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Melanie is hosting the Bloggy Giveaways carnival again. It's that time when we give away some free goodies. It is suggested that we make it reflective of ourselves. So, I cho ... Read on »
Call Me Starstruck! by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Some of you may remember last year when I was emailed by Jim Engelhardt, who is the writer of the children's TV series Mr. Moon's Magic Circus. I loved how he shared his memor ... Read on »
Incentives and Inspirations by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome If your anything like me, then you need incentives or inspirations to help you lose weight. You know things like a special splurge at the end of the week for staying on track, ... Read on »
Doctors Appointments by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome I took the kids for the yearly pediatrician appointment. No one needed any shots, but Gabi and Preston both got a CBC done. Gabi's came out fine (no Leukemia which is what we ... Read on »
A Man's Man by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome My husband is a real man's man. He is very masculine in nature and lives and breathes sports. He likes his boys that way, too. God knew what He was doing when He made all of ... Read on »
It's Been One of THOSE Days! by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome I thought today would be a great day. After all, I got to sleep in since Gabi had a doctor's appointment scheduled for 10:30. I do have to be thankful for not having to get he ... Read on »
Do You Want To Be A Loser? by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome I am not sure if I've shared here my love for The Biggest Loser. I am a HUGE fan of the show (no pun intended)! However, Amy over at The 4th Frog Blog just may be the u ... Read on »
How Do YOU Explain Trust? by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome This is one of those post where I ask for your help. I want to know how you explain trust to your child? Let me give you the background story of this problem. Last week, ... Read on »
Updates by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Gabi's Lawnmower Fear Update: Not much has changed except that we took a little more control of the situation. We no longer stop the van outside of the garage and let her out. ... Read on »
What I Have Been Busy With Lately by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome I had the honor of making over another blog. I ran across Deb's blog through Facebook. She was referred to me by a member of my church. I was appealed by some of here l ... Read on »