Lennon’s Story and why I raise awareness for organ donation

It’s April and that means it’s Organ Donation Awareness Month. One month to talk about donating organs, tissues or eyes to save lives. I have always been an organ donor but not really considering the impact I could have in giving the life to someone else. One person has the… Continue reading »

Lennon Steps

Lennon Steps

Lennon’s story is really kind of crazy and maybe even in parts unbelievable except that it is as real as you and me. You see when he was born, life was complete. I had 3 amazing boys and I was good with this decisions. Little did I know that having… Continue reading »

My Son’s Organ Donation

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You are never quite prepared for the unthinkable. You get pregnant, like the few times before, and you don’t thnk about the possibility that something isn’t quite right. Your other children are healthy, developing normally and causing you to throw your hands in the air with frustration. This was me… Continue reading »

April is Organ Donation Awareness Month

In the spirit of the Phoenix and the message of rising from the ashes, you may wonder what does that have to do with organ donation awareness. Because of organ donation my son Lennon gets to have this amazing life otherwise not possible. Since my own childhood, I had to… Continue reading »

Be open to the gift of life no matter where it takes you

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7 years. That’s how long it’s been since Lennon’s first liver transplant. When we made the decision to move forward with the transplant, there is no way we could have known of all that occurred after. All we had, was hope. Hope that the transplant would indeed ease Lennon’s life…. Continue reading »

The memories won’t let go but love will keep us moving

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This morning I read this article “What I Wish Others Understood About Almost Losing a Child” and it is just one of those things that will always be with me. I don’t have the morphine bottle deep in the fridge but I have to make sure Lennon takes his meds twice… Continue reading »

April is Organ Donation Awareness Month

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I am way over due for a blog post and an update on Lennon and so with it being Organ Donation Awareness months, I am tackling both at the same time. Win! Lennon is making physical progress and even some cognitive progress. He’s still academically behind with his peers and… Continue reading »

Live in gratitude. Live in love. Life’s too short to do anything else.

Today we are celebrating Lennon Steps Book Release and yes that’s a big deal. A bigger deal, however, is that we are celebrating life and that Lennon is amazing. I say this every year and continues to be true. I am forever grateful to Lennon’s donor families and words will… Continue reading »