We have been working on this video montage since late July, in anticipation of Elias coming home. The transition home obviously met us with a few bumps on the road, so that managed to delay the project a touch. We finally were able to complete it and upload it online to share.
This is a chronological photo presentation depicting how far Elias has come in such a short time. From his birth On May 1, 2008 & his 5 1/2 months in the NICU, to his first days at home! We are very proud of his resilience & strength. He overcame some very rough scenarios, a few that nearly cost him his life, but he always bounced back wonderfully, amazing everyone. His strength, along with our readers' love and support, are what have gotten us this far. While our journey is truly just beginning, and we understand the rough times we face ahead are looming on the horizon, it is reassuring to know that so many individuals care. We greatly appreciate all that you say and do. There are no words that can convey the humble gratitude our family shares for each of you. Even though you may feel as though you have not contributed in a way deserving of such accolades, remember, there is more to embracing a situation than with action. In our case, it is truly the little things that stand above the rest. I honestly believe you can not fathom these feelings until you have lived through the darkest of moments, only to resurface towards the light. It is a special feeling to accept those simple things we so often take for granted, until such a time consumes our lives. Each day is a blessing and Elias helps fill it with unimaginable emotion. Thank you all again for everything! Enjoy!!