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Mary Beth Ainsworth
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Three Years Old!
It seems surreal that Gavin is now three years old.  When I think back to when we received a prenatal diagnosis of Down Syndrome, heart complications, GI complications and many unknowns in regards to survival it seems like such a foreign place to me.  It se...

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A Season to be Thankful
It has been a LONG time since I've updated everyone on Gavin.  He's two years old now!  It's amazing how far he's come over the past two years.  He's a superhero for sure.  Things have been super busy and Gavin has been accomplishing a ton of things! We wer...

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First Visit to the Down Syndrome Clinic
We have been BUSY with doctors this past month.  We have so much to be grateful for and our little man never ceases to amaze me with his strength and perseverance.  In April, we were making the rounds with doctors to coordinate ear and eye surgery for Gavin...

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18 Month Update
Gavin is now 18 months old!  It's hard to believe that much time has passed on this incredible journey.  I still get tears in my eyes sometimes when I hold him and I can't help but thank God for the miracles he has performed in our lives.  The baby that wou...

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The Next Chapter
The first week of January, Gavin had his sixth operation, which was a pull-through procedure to reconnect his intestines and close his colostomy.  We spent the night before surgery in the hospital with Gavin while he had a bowel prep and lab work done to ma...

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New Beginnings
Last night, as I watched the ball drop while holding both kids on my lap, I couldn't help but reflect on 2013 and where I was on New Year's Eve a year ago.  December 31, 2012, I was rocking Gavin in his hospital room after five days of test after test and n...

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More Hurdles
Gavin went to see his General Surgeon today for a pre-op visit.  We were expecting to schedule his pull-through procedure which would close his ostomy.  Cardiac anesthesia was on board to take his case in the OR and the PICU was ready to take Gavin in durin...

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A Year of Blessings
On Saturday, our little man turned one.  What an incredible journey this past year has been.  From the all consuming fear we felt with his arrival, to the triumphant joy we felt as he overcame obstacle after obstacle...the ups and downs have been extreme.  ...
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