A year and a half ago when we first met with Dr. Ravi Karnani to discuss Sam’s growing list of allergies Dr. Karnani told my husband, Chris, and I that if we were ever in doubt about a reaction, not to wait, just use Sam’s EpiPen and get him to the nearest ER. Knowing that […]
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We are so excited about our new addition to the Pollock household – feeling blessed and humbled to have 3 little munchkins fill our home with love and laughter. We were excited to have our 3rd surprise true gender reveal on April 11, 2017. When Dr. John W. Stewart asked us on April 10 if […]
I have a confession to make: I’m a bad autism mom. I own a grand total of 1 autism awareness shirt. I’ve participated in exactly 1 autism charity race (badly, I might add). My van features 0 autism bumper stickers. I almost never share Facebook posts about autism awareness. And why? I’m just too busy […]
We have come to another part of our journey that will change our family dynamics. We are adding P3! Another step in the right direction. Randy and I cannot express the joy that fills our hearts when we talk about our P1, P2 and now P3. God could not have blessed us with more joy […]
Four and a half years ago our almost 4-month-old baby girl had just had open heart surgery. On the day of surgery I fought back tears, tried to be brave, and smiled and waved at her as she was carried away by two loving nurses into surgery. Without surgery Bekah wouldn’t have lived past toddlerhood. […]
We knew going into Sam’s most recent appointment with Dr. Karnani that he is allergic to tree nuts, sesame seeds and cats. We also knew there was the possibility that even though Sam had previously enjoyed peanut butter without a problem, his allergic reaction to a cashew in January may have triggered a potential future […]