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Lately that word has been so much a part of my life. Since homeschooling. I have felt us, as a family get into a real daily rhythm. When in it, I feel at peace and close to my family and to God. It is further confirmation that we are on the right path.

In the last week I have come to realize the importance of rhythm in another area . . . baby A's heartbeat. Since my last post about this, we have seen a cardiologist. A name was given to what was thought to have caused his fainting spell. Long QT Syndrome. I still do not know much about it, except it can be life threatening and cause sudden death. Baby A's preliminary EKG shows that he most likely does NOT have it. The measurements were borderline and got better at rest. I must admit, hearing that set my mind at ease a bit. He is, most likely, OK. He finished his 24 EKG test and will have a blood test soon. Hopefully, Long QT syndrome can be completely ruled out in the next few weeks. That is my prayer.

Although all things point to him being fine, I am still uneasy. I hold him a bit tighter and really do not want to let him go. I look into his beautiful eyes and pray that he is healthy. I still fear losing him too soon. I know with time, no matter what the results, that this fear will subside.

I know that no matter what that A is in God's hands and I truly pray for His will, no matter what it is. I just pray that God give me peace through all of this.


  1. Hi Katie,
    I get Google Alerts about Long Q T... this is how I saw your blog about your precious baby. My email is Feel free to email me.
    Vickie Wentworth

  2. Katie...I am so excited about your blog...did you forget to tell me that you started one??? It is perfect and I hope you enjoy it as much as I do!!!+JMJ+


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