February 16, 2019
  • 1:37 pm Halloween Photo Drop
  • 4:35 pm Heartiversary Celebration
  • 4:32 pm Fontan Clinical Studies
  • 4:18 pm Tomorrow is Holden’s Heartiversary
  • 4:14 pm The Runner with the Broken Heart
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We had such a great time today at Spring Mills Primary! Holden was the subject during their school’s Jump Rope For Heart for the students to gain an understanding as to why they raise the money. Their school raised over $16k for the American Heart Association! Thank you to my friend, and former Co-worker, Lisa […]

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Calling all crocheters and knitters, if you would like to whip up some red hats for the NICU babies born in February, which is CHD awareness month, I will be sure to get them to WVU Children’s Hospital’s NICU and L&D. It would be good to make them in different sizes— some preemie, and some […]

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  I think Fall has officially come to WV! Do you know what else is quickly approaching? The Morgantown Heart Walk! This Saturday we’ll be walking to raise money and awareness for heart research that will lead to helping our little pumpkin become a big, old, gray, 6′ tall pumpkin! We’re $100 from our fundraising […]

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Thank you to everyone who has donated to the heart walk so far!! I’ve raised my half, now Dustin needs a boost to get him to his half! Link to Dustin’s #heartwalk page: http://www2.heart.org/site/TR?fr_id=2380&pg=personal&px=6814374 Holden’s practicing his wagon riding skills for the big day. Also, if you’re a local, Holden will be in the WVU […]

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I’m posting Dustin’s #heartwalk link too, because we each set a goal of $250, and so I don’t want him to be short-changed (see what I did there?)! http://www2.heart.org/site/TR?fr_id=2380&pg=personal&px=6814374

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From time-to-time people ask how they can help with Holden’s upcoming surgery. One thing that would help is by assisting me in buying out all the Nuk pacifiers. As you may have noticed, Holden is fond of his pacies. When we’re in the hospital we go through them like water. Once they fall on the […]

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Between Dustin and I, our goal is $500 for the Morgantown heart walk on October 21st. We’re a little over half way there! Follow the link if you want to help us meet our goal. The whole family will be walking that day. We walk with Holden and all of the other kids with CHD […]

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Dustin, Corbyn, and I will be walking in Morgantown just days before Holden’s surgery. We set a modest goal, but I’d be okay with busting through it! Donate if you feel led. The money will go towards research that will help give Holden a better future. If you’d like to walk with us, we’re under […]

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Thanks to everyone who donated to Holden’s birthday fundraiser! Today we delivered the gifts and most of the money to the Child Life Specialists. Generous friends and family donated: heart pillows, pinwheels, party blowers, bubbles, rumble boxes, train whistles, 40 Holden Bears, snuggle puppies, and $1,100 (plus more money that we haven’t yet received)!

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