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, August 12, 2011

Friday Photos

One of my favorite blogs to read is Kelle Hampton's Enjoying the Small Things.  I never comment because she is one of those blogs that gets hundreds (literally) of comments, but I love her blog.  I like the way she writes and she is a gifted photographer and mom.  Anyway, she does a "Friday Phone Dump" every Friday of pictures she took on her cell phone during the week.  I often find that I have random pictures I'd like to share that don't really "fit" a post.  So, using her idea, I have decided to do a Friday Photos post... some from my phone and some from the camera... just a mix of pictures that I'd like to share - even when they aren't great quality!  So, here ya go... my Friday Photo Share:

 Back to school shopping with LOTS of new outfits...
 This outfit is Lily's favorite and she can't wait to wear it!
 I LOVE the little socks and shoes!

Movie Star glasses... love it! 

 Today after school... wiped out!

 Sweet Cici's... OMG we love this place!
 And last, but not least....
 ...and evening dress up and fashion show!
So, there you have it!  Just some cute pictures


Betsy said...

She is such a cutie pie. I know you love her to death! :)

Sarah said...

I love her new clothes too! But that outfit she put together for dress up definatly takes the cake!

Ashley said...

I LOVE that back to school outfit! She looks so cute! She's such a sweetie!

Valerie said...

Yes! School is that tiring! She's so precious. And I thought you were going to take ME to that dessert place!

Valerie said...

oh, and I love the Friday Photo idea.