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Dear Tracheostomy: It's Over.

This is a goodbye letter I wrote to my son’s trach on the day he was decannulated.

Dear Tracheostomy,

When we met 1275 days ago, it was on one of the worst days of my life. 337 more words


Tracheostomy 101: Our Reconstruction Surgery (LTR)

Finally, we are only one month away from the first stage of June’s laryngotracheal reconstruction (LTR) surgery.  The reason June needs a trach is because her trachea became damaged and infected after she needed to be intubated in the ICU shortly after birth (more of our story… 1,476 more words


Finding my Superpower: On Becoming a Trach Mom

This article was published in Complex Child e-magazine‘s annual respiratory issue.

The moment the doctor told me Richie would need a tracheostomy, I felt the floor drop from beneath me. 571 more words


My Plea To Wisconsin Senators

As many of you already know,  I am very passionate about the CARERS Act. I’m still struggling to figure out what else I can do to show our elected officials that this change in our laws is long overdue. 661 more words

QOTD: now with ASL!

It’s time for me to transcribe the kid quotes saved in my notepad app into the Quote of the Day journal, and this edition includes some fascinating American Sign Language quotes from June! 952 more words



I created this blog out of boredom. Like seriously. To give away money randomly on some days. To let me rant away randomly on some days. 83 more words


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