Monthly Archives: September 2012

Pics from Family Reunion

The old house with my brother and cousin standing beside the far room. Zach and Drew playing a game in the yard.

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Alive and Well

We are all alive and well. I’ve been so busy that I’ve failed to post.  One of the things the whole family did was to attend a family reunion. It was held at my mother’s grandparents home. It is a … Continue reading

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Celebrating 30 Year of Organ Donation

The United Network of Organ Sharing celebrated 30 years of service in July. Here are a few facts about UNOS. Started with one person working 8 hour shifts. Now there are three people on duty for 12 hours, three times per week. Averages 400 calls … Continue reading

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Transplant Article in the Times

Giving a Child a Heart http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/08/30/giving-a-child-a-new-heart/

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CDC Tips on Screening

CDC’s tips on newborn screening for expectant and new parents are: · Ask for your baby’s newborn screening results. · If your baby does not pass the screening tests, get additional tests or necessary treatments right away – don’t wait! … Continue reading

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Nick had his annual pneumonia

Nick went to the doctor late last week and found out he had the beginnings of pneumonia. He had felt awful and made his own appointment before he even told me. That was a mature step but I scolded him about … Continue reading

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Newborn Screening Awareness Month in September

With two grandbabies coming the new baby screening month means more to me than  ever. http://www.cdc.gov/features/ScreeningNewborns/

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