Category: Esperanza’s Story

The Results….

“Honey we need to talk.” Bruce gently picked Esperanza off the bed and took her into the living room. It was 7:30pm and she had already been in bed, but not asleep yet, for 30 minutes. To my surprise she hadn’t asked what we were doing the next day which meant we hadn’t told her…

Victory In the Midst

The moment we sat down in the neurosurgeon’s office she bluntly stated there was a new spot on Esperanza’s brain MRI and we needed to do another one in three months. Instantly we started asking questions.  “What do you mean there is a new spot?” Nonchalantly the doctor said if her tumor was an aggressive…

Kisses from Jesus

The morning air was thick with heat as we briskly walked to Esperanza’s school. Her voice filled the sky as she belted out ” Oh oh my soul. I worship your Holy name….” Suddenly as we passed the flowers that have continued to blossom in the summer heat she launched into how much she loved…

12 Hours No Food

Food…. oh how thankful we are for food. Twelve hours without it can really give you a new appreciation! Our sweet girl was a champion as the time ticked away and we waited to be seen. Finally the moment we’d been waiting for “Esperanza Sanders?” Drugs in system, show on, lights turned dim and off…

Surgery Complete

   Esperanza’s 12th sedation in one and a 1/2 years took place this afternoon.  As many of you know our sweet Esperanza has had glue ear for over four months. During this timeframe her hearing has been extremely limited.  Therefore, once again Esperanza couldn’t eat from 8am to 5pm as we prepared her for yet…