One of the perks of having a husband who travels for work is that we get to go to some really great places. We try to go somewhere new every time we take trip. We had a really hard time deciding where we wanted to go this time. After canceling the first trip we planned we decided it would be perfectly fine to go back to a place we'd already visited. Kauai is one of our hands down favorite places we have ever been. It is literally the most amazing and gorgeous place on Earth (to us) and we are so blessed to have the chance to visit again. Here's to hoping the next two months fly by!
At 2:00 am this morning, our sweet Mary Grace was welcomed to Heaven. We found out this afternoon that she had a large brain hemorrhage. Reid and I spent three precious hours holding our daughter tonight. The nurses wrapped a pink bow around her little head and we swaddled her in a soft pink elephant blanket. During those hours, we told Mary Grace how proud we were of her fight, how she fulfilled our dreams of one day having a daughter to call "Gracie," and we even took a little nap, snuggled together as a family. If we told her we loved her once, we told her a thousand times. We prayed over her and gave her back to the Lord. We miss her more than words can say. I feel like we were punched in the stomach today and left with the wind knocked out of our lungs. Its so hard to understand "why?" in all of this. Tonight when we left the hospital, Reid turned on this song by David Crowder Band and we listened to it on repeat the whole way home. Its the exact state of our