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, January 6, 2012

Blogging makes me happy...

1.  I am in Chris' office at his work and have discovered that blogger isn't blocked - yipee!!  I will be here again tomorrow and I'll be bringing in my pictures so I can blog and catch up with lightening fast internet!  ;-)

2.  All of your comments on my last post made me smile!  I love comments - thank you for still checking in on me even when time between blog posts gets rather lengthy!

3.  We went to the doctor today... we are now at 1 centimeter, 50% effaced (spelling?), and she is at -1 station.  We are getting there!  Dr. Hamrang was out delivering, so I had her PA instead.  She said she didn't want to get in trouble, so she didn't lift the bed rest, but she DID clear me to do some walking (and other activities) that might speed things along!  :-)  She also said Dr. H was on call all weekend, so if anything happens (OH PLEASE LET THINGS GET MOVING), she'll be there!

4.  My sister did a great post about our family Christmas at my house!  I plan to post too, but in the mean time you can check out her blog here!  :-)


Sarah said...

Maybe she'll come this weekend! And if she does, someone better send me pictures! I know you'll be busy, but please make sure someone does that? Please?