On the Eve of Valentine’s Day 2008, Bob and I went to one of our bi-weekly Wednesday perinatal echocardiograms to find out how our baby girl Molly was doing. Her cardiologist, Dr. Cuneo, shared with us that our daughter’s heart had begun to fail. She told us that if we wanted to take the aggressive route […]
In recent weeks my thoughts and daydreams have been filled with fictional characters, including Katniss Everdeen, Gale Hawthorne and Peeta Mellark. I was reading The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins and often felt like I was part of their world, living in Panem, and fighting against the leaders of the Capitol for freedom and […]
The longer we wait, it is often harder to psyche ourselves up to do. It’s been almost a month since I wrote a real blog post, other than sharing a photo or video with holiday greetings. That’s longest I have gone in over three years. My break from writing wasn’t intentional, at least not initially. […]
Happy New Year from our Axe/Benson family to yours!
With love from, Kathy, Bob, Sean & Abby with Molly in our hearts
It’s been over 5 1/2 year since I last held Molly in my arms. Today I got to hold a special bear that weighs the same as Molly did, 4 lbs. 10 oz. It was awesome and surreal to hold our “Molly Bear” for the first time. She arrived late this afternoon, after a day that […]