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Merry Christmas!!!

I hope you all have the most wonderful Christmas!!! I know this year will be extra special for us. On Friday we had quite the scare with KJ. He was struggling in the breathing department. We thought it was his asthma which only flares up when he is sick which he was not, but all his meds weren't working. We ended up in the emergency room where in the end it was Stridor Croup. The odd thing is he wasn't sick before hand which normally leads to croup and he is passed the marked age of children who get it. Normally it's found in babies. He received a heavy dose of steroids and another breathing treatment that reduces the swelling in the throat. We stayed a few hours to make sure it didn't try to reclose. I must say that day I was a bit numb and just went through the motions and by Saturday I was a wreck. Who knows what would have happened if I just tried to wait out the asthma with his regular treatments. Now he is completely fine and quite tired of me asking him how he feels.

Of course, our favorite reason for Christmas and who was completely my strength on that Friday...

The brilliant calligraphy was drawn out by my talented friend Haley, a local calligrapher, and I painted it in. Will post more about it next week!

Merry Christmas!!!

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Reader Comments (7)

glad all is well. merry christmas, paula, to you and your wonderful family. all my best, donna

December 23, 2012 | Unregistered Commentera perfect gray

Thank God your little guy was okay, but how scary! I can only imagine how on-edge you must have been. Your family photos are wonderful. Merry Christmas to you and yours!

December 23, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterJen

Merry Christmas, Paula! Your cards are absolutely gorgeous! Wishing you and your family the very happiest of holidays! xo

December 23, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMarianne

Merry Christmas to you all! so good your son is feeling better. Your Christmas cards are beautiful! Love the calligraphy sign. I purchased something similar from Lindsey Letters and we are enjoying it so very much. Maybe with your instructions, I will attempt one, too! all the best to you in 2013!

December 24, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterKathy

loving the panel you two created. celebrating the prince of peace. wishing your prince a full recovery!

michele

December 25, 2012 | Unregistered Commentermichele

Lovin the board Paula. You and your friend are really talented.

December 29, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterBrandon

Paula,
Happy New year! You guys are the cutest family! Love the card! So happy to hear that KJ is okay!
xo
annie

January 1, 2013 | Unregistered Commenterl o v e l y t h i n g s

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