My Soul is Full of SUNSHINE
This blog entry is soooo full of joy that I have trouble
finding the words to describe my happiness.
My eyes continue to tear up due to the
is in my heart.
My oldest son has had health issues all
of his life. When he had just turned 7 months old,
he contracted spinal meningitis and almost died.
Since that illness he has had many, many surgeries
throughout his entire life.
At the end of January (after 27 1/2 years of
depending on a shunt for survival), he was able to undergo a
surgery that, if successful, would cure his
Yesterday, I went with my son to his doctors
appointment to see his neurosurgeon.
Since February, he has been
The doctor gave him a THUMBS UP SIGN!
He handed us his card and said, "No need to call
me or come visit unless you are having problems!"
Words that I NEVER thought I would ever hear were
finally spoken and left me feeling sooo
There is also a gratefulness to all of our
family and friends who have supported us and prayed for us
all of these years and to the neurosurgens and their teams that
have taken care of William.
Dr. Roger Hudgins
Dr. Florence Barnett
Dr. Jon T. Willie
How do you repay someone who has given you
Since my son's surgery...I continue to see this special
young man change daily. Just the simple act of sleeping
is different. He smiles more each day and gives me
gentle, genuine hugs full of love and
gratefulness. He is forever
changed.... as is his family.