January 12, 2011 in Hospital, Nash, Surgery - 10 Comments

Troy came up with several pick up lines for Nash to use when he is older about filling the hole in his heart. Thankfully, he won’t get to use them, because that hole is now repaired.  Nash’s surgery for his Patent Ductus Arteriosis went really well. The recovery has been…

Pending Surgery

January 11, 2011 in Hospital, Nash, Surgery - 5 Comments

Nash goes in tomorrow for his heart surgery (read more here). We are gearing up for a long couple of days at the hospital. We are incredibly grateful for all of the kind thoughts and prayers that have been sent our way. (I also realized that I never did an…

Pokes and Shiners

December 4, 2010 in Hospital, Injuries, Surgery - 4 Comments

Speaking of worries, Nash’s heart issues were brought back to the surface after a few months of rest. We spent a downright awful day at the hospital for him to have another sedated echo. They had a really hard time getting an IV started in him, and after four painful…

Holes in Our Hearts

September 15, 2010 in Hospital, Nash, Surgery - 13 Comments

There are holes in our hearts. Literally for Nash and figuratively for us. Last month, Nash was diagnosed with Patent Ductus Arteriosis (PDA), a condition in which a blood vessel called the ductus arteriosus failed to close after birth. Basically, the channel between the aorta and pulmary artery never closed…