Archive for May 2017

My First Day Back Since You Went Home

For the glory of your name, O Lord, preserve my life. Because of your faithfulness, bring me out of this distress. Psalm 143:11   Dear Colton, Today was my first day back at work since you went home to our heavenly father. I am reminded of you throughout my day because this office is where…

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One Month

Dear Colton, 1 month 31 days 44,640 minutes 2,678,400 seconds …have passed since I last held you in my arms and kissed your forehead. Saying goodbye has never been so hard in my life. My heart broke in pieces a month ago knowing that would be the last time I see you in your physical…

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You Made Me a Mom

Dear Colton, Today looked very different from how I ever pictured. When I first found out I was pregnant with you back in August, I remember looking up when you would be due. You were my little April spring baby just like me. That also meant that I would have you with me for Mothers Day,…

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Picture Perfect

Dear Colton, Not a day or moment goes by that I don’t think of you. It’s crazy how the smallest of things will make me think of you or my pregnancy. Sometimes those memories make me smile and remember a wonderful time when I was carrying you and sometimes they make my heart hurt and…

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Is This Really Happening? – Part 2

After the first night in the hospital and going to bed with some type of peace, waking up did not feel the same. I tossed and turned on the pull-out couch that I used as my bed beside Marie. The weather was gloomy and overcast, not exactly how I wanted to start off the morning…

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A Day to Remember

Dear Colton, Yesterday we had your memorial service. It was a sweet time to remember and honor you. We released some balloons up to you. I hope you enjoyed seeing them. You had so many family members who never got to meet you come because they love you so much. We felt God close to…

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The Road to Delivery

Being hooked up to an IV, filling out paperwork and getting introduced to the nurses who would be taking care of me was a surreal moment. This is not how it was supposed to be. There wasn’t suppose to be tears and sorrow but instead joy and excitement. I kept crying out to Alex that…

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Is This Really Happening? – Part 1

When a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his father, both cry. – William Shakespeare That night, I cried. I cried over him, Colton, my son. I didn’t give anything to him to make him laugh because his face was so beautiful and still, just like the final touch…

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Memorial Service for Colton

We will be holding a memorial service for Colton this upcoming Friday whoever would like to attend, all are welcome. Where: Bridgepoint Bible Church,  13277 Katy Fwy, Houston, TX 77079 Google Map Link When: Friday, May 5th, 2017 Time: 10 am – 12 pm 1 hour for the service and then a reception will follow with light snacks…

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