10/1/2012 9:09 PM
The last 2 months have been difficult for me. My mother got laid off of work in Denver and I was almost 7 months pregnant when she came to Palmdale to help me out. She threw a babyshower for me on 8/5. The following weekend I was contracting at 28 weeks. My mom drove me to the hospital on 8/11, on 8/13 she was admitted into ICU because she got a syndrome called Guillain Barre. This virus attacks your nervous system and completely paralyzes you to the point where you cant breathe and need a ventilator. My son Noah was born 2 days later at 28 weeks. He weighed 3lbs. and was admitted into NICU. Later that day I found out what happened to my mom understanding then why she had not visited me. I could not believe what happened. My mother in the ICU and my newborn in the NICU. Air1 has been one of the things that has kept me going along with constant prayer. The words of encouragement and songs like Mercy Me-Breathe, Casting Crowns-Praise you in this Storm and Mathew West-Strong Enough have helped me so much to get through this. I wanted to cut myself in half so that I could be with mom and Noah. Countless tears and hours have passed where i want to give up but God has always been there lifting me up. They are both getting better. Moms off the ventilator and Noah should go home soon.
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