Tyson Hugh Hooper

Tyson Hugh Hooper
Our son, Tyson Hugh Hooper, was born with coarctation of the aorta, hypoplastic arch, and a transitional avsd. His first open heart surgery reconstructed his aorta and was on day 9 of life. His second open heart repair was not anticipated to be needed until two or three years of age. Ty had other plans. We spent the vast majority of his first 3 months of life at Vanderbilt as he went into heart failure and was diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension. As a result, the medical team concluded that he needed the repair much sooner than usually recommended, and at just shy of 3 months old Ty underwent his second life saving open heart surgery. God has already worked so many miracles in Ty's life and the life of our family and we know he is using our story. Because of this, we are grateful for Ty's special heart and feel beyond blessed that God chose us to travel this road. We ask for prayers as Ty continues to heal. We are praying for a full recovery and life without restrictions for Ty. We are praying for God to use our family and Ty for His glory.

Thank you to each and every person who supports us through prayer, giving, or just by loving on our family! We are humbled and blessed by all of the ways the Lord is providing for us and know that he is using Ty and his story to do great things!

Sunday, January 9, 2011

A Merry New Year!

I am already starting the new year behind on blogging, but I wanted to share some cute pictures from New Year's Eve/New Year's at my mom and dad's.  This is when we got together to do Christmas!

Miss Kenlsee stole the show with all her new moves!  :-)

She is SUCH a good baby!  She just smiles all the time and never cries!  She got ample time in everyone's arms playing and snuggling.

Lily and Bentlee enjoyed some play time together.... LOTS of play time together.  It has been a really long time since they have been together and actually had free reign to play as long as they wanted!  They had a blast!

My brother feeding his baby girl!
Kenslee is names after Ken.

Grandmommy absolutely loved all the time with her girls!  And let me tell you... these two adore their grandmommy!
Chris and Lily!
They are the most affectionate father/daughter... I love it!
Bentlee and Kenslee... sister's!  If it weren't for the matching clothes, you'd never know! lol

It was a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!  I really enjoyed getting to spend so much time with family!  It was also fun to have all this quality time after all the Christmas hooplah wore off!  We were all so relaxed and no one had to rush off for anything.  It was great!


Sarah said...

sounds really nice! I enjoyed the pictures. Those girls sure do enjoy each other's company, which makes me so glad! Love you guys!