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Moments with Jacob · 1M ago

IT HAPPENED IN FRONT OF MY EYES

Dear Jacob,One of my favorite hours of the week is five to six pm on Sunday evenings. Joakim and I are changing into our sweat pants and we go to yin yoga. We lay on our yoga mats and stretc...
Moments with Jacob · 1M ago

CALLING YOUR NAME

Sweet Jacob,Everything got so silent after you passed away. Our house was full of sounds when you were in it. You surrounded yourself with people, the noise of the oxygen tank, the beeping o...
Moments with Jacob · 1M ago

MITO DOES NOT DEFINE ME

Sweet Jacob,Your long standing friend and nurse Gemma wrote this in light of Mitochondrial Awareness Week. I was thinking you would enjoy it as much as I did.                 It was in 2010...
Moments with Jacob · 2M ago

CHARLIE GARD'S ANGELS

This is not a political post. This is not a post to take sides. This is not a post about right or wrong.This is a post about compassion and heart for the hardest decision a caregiver has to ...
Moments with Jacob · 2M ago

SEIZURES DOWN MEMORY LANE

Dear Jacob,Sometimes I let myself feel a seizure. I let myself truly feel the pain of your seizures. It is something that is ingrained in me. We endured so many together, way too many for su...
Moments with Jacob · 3M ago

ANOTHER SCHOOL START

Dear Jacob,It was a little relief when your first anniversary was over. We had made it through all "the first ones" without you. I of course knew this wasn't it, but maybe it would be a litt...
Moments with Jacob · 3M ago

RANDOM SUMMER REFLECTIONS

Dear Jacob,Life has been a whirlwind over here. I have been traveling a lot, and been to new places in the world I never knew if I would see for sure. It’s a little bittersweet, since I woul...
Moments with Jacob · 4M ago

YOUR ANNIVERSARY

Dear Jacob,It’s almost a month since your anniversary, and I haven’t had a chance to sit down and reflect on your special day. June 19th will forever mark the day we lost you. A day I can re...
Moments with Jacob · 4M ago

WE LOVE YOU TO THE MOON AND BACK

Sweet Jacob,Two months ago, I received this email from one of your friend's mom:Hello, My daughter, Annabelle was in Jacob's kindergarten class and I just wanted to reach out to you. Annabel...
Moments with Jacob · 5M ago

A YEAR...

Sweet Jacob,How is it possible that we have endured a year without you? How is it possible that we woke up each day and put one foot in front of the other when our hearts were aching? How is...