The next two years was relatively uneventful for Blake’s heart. We had the opportunity to live like a normal family with fun and adventures. Looking back, I feel like we tried to cram everything awesome into every minute (and if I’m being honest with myself I still do that). […]
After we returned home we had to figure out what our new normal was. We had a healthy, active two-year-old, and a delicate heart baby.
We knew immediately that we wanted to give Blake as ‘normal’ of a life as possible, but we also didn’t want to be careless or […]
Timeline of 1st Surgery
5:30 AM – MRI
6:20 AM – Begin neurological brain monitoring for clinical trial
10 AM – Surgery Begins
11:40 AM – 1st update from doctors: the first hour and a half was spent prepping him for surgery
1 PM – 2nd update from doctors: he is on heart-lung bypass […]
William “Blake” Galligan joined our family at 6:10 AM on Tuesday, April 29, 2008. Born at 35 weeks, he was a beautiful and sweet boy; we were so lucky to welcome him to our family.
On April 30, at one day old, Blake was diagnosed with a rare heart condition […]