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I could feel the tears welling up and quickly told myself to think of something else.  I didn’t want the other customers in the line to wonder why this girl suddenly started crying, the line wasn’t that long to wait in!  What they didn’t know was that that I was finally having to face the…

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  • Alicia LaceyApril 8, 2014 - 8:31 am

    This is such a beautiful, honest post — thank you for sharing what it was like going through something this serious. But my goodness, what a handsome little devil!!

  • DreamaApril 8, 2014 - 9:10 am

    Melissa,

    I couldn’t imagine all the emotion that’s been rushing through you! Thinking of my 7 month old being in his position made me tear up. Rob truly is beautiful either way. Praying for a quick recovery!

    Warmly,
    Dreama

  • Danielle FoxeApril 9, 2014 - 6:05 pm

    You’re a lucky lady to have such a beautiful baby! Glad his surgery went well.

“I saw God today, and yesterday, and certainly the day before… He was there with the nurses and doctors who delivered our 2nd son, in my wife’s eyes when she held Robert for the first time, in our eldest sons playful laughter, in great-grams joy of holding yet another great grandson, in our family’s support…

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As I lay on the operating table with the oxygen mask on anticipating meeting our child for the first time the mood of the room suddenly shifted.  The words coming out of the doctors mouth were terrifying, meconium, cleft.  I knew those words, I had read about how some babies poop before birth and they…

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Have you ever been working on something for a long time but just not getting it where you want it exactly?  Yep that is exactly how I’ve been feeling about redesigning my website.  I started off with blank sheets of paper and hand drawn ideas of what I wanted, ways I wanted my site to…

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I wanted to take a moment to post an update to my blog so any new clients stopping by aren’t wondering why it’s been so long since a new post.  I’m actually committing a blog felony right now by not posting any new content.  It’s not that I’ve run out of things to post about…

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I’m Melissa Arlena

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