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!

Saturday, September 1, 2012

4 Generations

My grandmother recently came to Nashville!  I was so excited to join her and my mom for breakfast and a trip to our favorite sewing shop!

The older I get the more I want to be like my mother and grandmother.  I want to cook as good as them, sew clothes and accessories for the girls, garden, craft, and can fresh veggies and preserves!  My sister is a lot closer to achieving this "like-Mom-and-Granada" status than I am, but I still dream.

I enjoyed our morning together so much!  Ava Grace did too!!  I sure hope we can do it again soon!!


Sarah said...

honey, I'm far from achieving that level of skill. It's all ideas in my head. The one year I attempted a garden it failed. The only thing I produced in abundance was buggy tomatoes!
Next time you do this generational visit, I'm there! I hated missing the last one when I heard Mom and Grandma were coming up for a visit.