Today my friend gave birth to two beautiful baby boys. Also today, another dear friend's heart was able to start beating properly again.
I am so grateful for the miracle that is modern medicine and that there continues to be progress and new discoveries in treatments. I look at my own children and know that I probably would not have them and most likely would not be here myself if I had been pregnant during any other time past.
Every day I feel so blessed that my dad is still here with us. His own father died at age 40, but through antibiotics and other medications and procedures, my dad has weathered many bouts of pneumonia and his heart continues to beat. He continues to be a strong and steady influence in the lives of his children and grandchildren.
Each day is precious.