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!

Friday, March 4, 2011

Chicken Imperial

Another GREAT Recipe that's quick, easy, and makes the family happy!

3 cups cooked chicken
1 pkg Uncle Ben's Wild Rice cooked
1 can Celery Soup
1 medium jar sliced pimento
1 medium onion - chopped
2 cans French Style Green Beans
1 cup mayo
1 can water chestnuts drained and chopped

Mix all, pour into 2.5/3 quart casserole dish.
Bake 30 minutes at 350 degrees.
To Freeze, do not bake.

(I added sliced almonds to the mix.  I also topped it with grated cheddar and crushed potato chips before I baked it.  I have made it with my adjustments and right by the recipe and liked them both!)


Valerie said...

Yum!! Can't wait to try this. Might be a good dinner tonight! How timely.

Ashley said...

Yum! I'll have to try that! And I love the pictures from your first shower. How fun!! : )