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One in a million

It’s funny how an ordinary day can take a turn in an instant.  We’re in the home stretch for Layla’s 30 days of radiation (yay!!) and every Tuesday we also visit our oncologist at Children’s Dallas for an exam. Ya know, listen to her heart, take some blood for counts, check her balance and reflexes …

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Going to battle

It was 4:30 am on October 19, 2016.  I hadn’t really been asleep at all, but was laying quietly on the hospital couch looking at the clock that had stopped working.  In a few hours Layla would be going downstairs to have her skull opened and tumor removed.  Skull opened….I kept saying that over and …

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Faith is easy

Faith is easy…end of blog post.  I mean, just have some faith and life will be peaches.  Pull out that faith, sprinkle it like fairy dust and you won’t have a care in the world.  Right? I remember in high school we used to go on student council retreats to a camp with one of …

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All the tears

I’m going to let you in on a little secret about me (Sara – Layla’s mom)…I was NOT a big crier growing up.  I can maybe recall one or two times I cried growing up (like boo-hoo, sobbing cry).  I’m sure there were more, but nothing that was so life shattering that it registered deep …

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