I have heard thy prayer, I have seen thy tears, behold I will heal thee.
2Kings 20:5

Friday, February 13, 2009

Happy Pre-Valentine's Day!!

I am really glad that valentine's day falls on a Saturday....it would have really sucked to have to spend it all day and night by myself! If you haven't noticed I have posted a few videos...one is a recap of my transplant and my year after. You will need to pause my music player before playing the video though!

Ok so Nikkii laughed at my new song that I added...Garth Brooks...EVERYONE knows that I don't listen or like much country music. But this song has a very special place in my heart. It is the song that was played at a good friend's funeral...he died from CF about 6 years ago. Listen to the words- it's a really great message. And the song titled "angels in waiting" is a song written and performed by a woman who lost 2 brothers to Cystic Fibrosis and the song is to carry on thier memory! So that's why there is some country music on my playlist....

If you are wondering what I do all day, I spend a lot of time with Bella...although this is what she does all day.....

3 comments:

Somer Love said...

LOVE your story!! Just saw your video on You Tube! Bella is adorable, I have 2 pugs too. Something about a pug.... Maybe its cause they having breathing issues too. :)

I would love to connect your blog to mine let me know if I can. I have a lot of other CF Cystas on my blog roll check them out. 4 have been thru TX too!

Happy LOVE day!
Xo
Somer Love

Somer Love said...

PS

One more thing... I just saw your list of who you would like to meet. I have met Josh, he is amazing!! I still keep in touch with him.

Somer Love said...

I tried to see if your on Facebook but I couldn't find you but I am not very good at finding people. Yay I am going to add you to my blog I saw you put me on yours Somer is somer not summer :) just in case you want to fix it:) When you lived in Idaho did you see the CF team in Utah? Those necklaces are my friends I helped design them and then she makes them and with each sell she donates $10 they are on my website lovetobreathe.com My e mail is somermlove@yahoo.com I would love to chat with ya more thru that.

Where to start to learn about my transplant!

Thank You for taking the time to read my blog. I am hoping that through this blog and my experiences that I can bring hope, faith and strength to all that may be living with Cystic Fibrosis, CF with Cepacia and Lung Transplant recipients. Information and blog entrees start Nov. 07. My Double Lung Transplant was on Dec. 10th 2007. Please feel free to read about my experience and ask me any questions! My email address is jamiebug77@gmail.com

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