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Summer

This blog shares the journey of a baby boy born with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome.
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Sunshine and Rain (MRI, cath, and biopsy results) by Summer Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Yesterday we were at Primary Children's for Mason's annual cardiac MRI (to check his coronary arteries) and heart cath/ biopsy (to check pressures and rej ... Read on »
February Celebrations by Summer Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health February is always a busy month at our house, full of lots of fun and celebrations! Braiden's 12th Birthday (February 8) Braiden is our lovable, hand ... Read on »
Back Rod Expansion Surgery by Summer Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Mason made it to today without getting sick!! After post poning this surgery twice from getting sick, I'm definitely grateful that when today came he was healthy and ready ... Read on »
Where Did January Go? by Summer Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health         Wow, Christmas came and went so fast and now January is gone too! Sometimes I really don't know where the time goes,  the days tend to blend together. Our Christmas ... Read on »
Merry Christmas by Summer Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Merry Christmas to your family from ours! May we all remember the real reason for  this special season today and always.  May our hearts be filled with ... Read on »
Change of Plans by Summer Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Mason came down with a high fever of 103 and a nasty cough the night before he was scheduled for his back rod expansion surgery. Such bad timing! He hasn't been sick all ... Read on »
Happy (Belated) 7th Birthday Miracle Mason! by Summer Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health I will start with just a brief update on how Mason is doing and where we are at on treating his rejection.  5 days after his biopsy we got the results on his donor specifi ... Read on »
Every Cloud Has A Silver Lining- (biopsy results) by Summer Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Mason and I checked in yesterday at 7 am to same day surgery for his heart biopsy. Silly boy was super excited to be there! It's like a home away from home for ... Read on »
Halloween Fun, Braiden's OCD Elbow , & Mason's Biopsy This Friday by Summer Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Halloween sure seemed to sneak up on us this year!Maybe because we seemed to have a warmer fall than usual. Which I won't complain about! We drove up the canyon a cou ... Read on »
Sweet 16 and More Family Happenings by Summer Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health "Catching Up" should be this blog's nick name lately! I just can't seem to stay up to date on our family's happenings! But, busy is good as long as it means Mason has ... Read on »
Flashback- Summertime fun by Summer Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health I'm embarrassed that it is the middle of October and I'm just now posting about our busy and fun summer. I have worked on this post many different times over the last 2 mo ... Read on »
September Emotions by Summer Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health       This time of year always fills my heart with many emotions. Besides the excitement of having those last fun moments of the summer, and the kiddos all going back to s ... Read on »
Biopsy Day.....The Good and the Not So Good by Summer Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health We checked into Primary Children's Medical Center at 6am this morning. Mason rested while he waited happily and patiently to be taken to the cath lab for his hea ... Read on »
Good-bye Crazy Busy May, Hello Summer Time by Summer Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Mason's back rod expansion surgery went very smoothly. We just stayed the one night at the hospital and received his monthly IVIg infusion and then headed home Tuesd ... Read on »
4th Rod Expansion Surgery is Today by Summer Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health I just checked this cute little guy in at Primary Children's Medical Center  for his 4th VPTR rod expansion (the rods he has in his back for scoliosis  get expanded fo ... Read on »
April Always Brings Birthday and Easter Celebrations by Summer Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health I'll start with a quick update on Mason. After finally kicking that awful Corona Virus ( which lingered for a few weeks, Mason has been doing great! At Masons last transpl ... Read on »
Happy 4th Angel Heart Birthday! by Summer Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Four years ago today,  on Easter Sunday April 4, 2010  our sweet Miracle Mason was given a new beginning.  A second chance at life.  As the recipient of ... Read on »
March Flew By! by Summer Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Here'a just a quick follow up after Mason's biopsy results and the yucky 'corona virus'. Mason felt crummy for about a week after staying the night at Primary's on March 20 ... Read on »
What A Day! Let's Just Dance in the Spring Rain..... by Summer Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Mason woke up Wednesday (yesterday) feeling just fine after feeling so yucky on Tuesday. But, we went into see the Transplant team at clinic anyways just to make sure they ... Read on »
February Fun & CHD Awareness by Summer Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Another 6 weeks has flow by since I last posted. I actually started this post at least 3 weeks ago, but it seems like I rarely have uninterrupted time to ever finish anyth ... Read on »