Where: Five Minute Friday

I’m snowed in for another day in Ohio. I would be going stir crazy if it wasn’t for the week I’ve had. Today I am thankful for more time at home.

On Tuesday I awoke to my 11 month old having a seizure.

SCARIEST FIVE MINUTES OF MY LIFE!

The moments that followed her seizure were even scarier than the event itself. She laid unresponsive on the floor and police officers, paramedics, and firemen paraded into my home. Nothing can prepare you for moments like this.

God was with us that day. She spent most of the day resting in the hospital and slowly coming back around. She was diagnosed with febrile seizures which were caused by the onset of a fever. We didn’t even know she was sick! The thing with these seizures is that oftentimes the episode is the first indication that something is wrong.

So, yes, I am counting my blessings on snow day #6. I’m happy to be home with my babies and to have my baby girl back to herself.

For my Five Minute Friday post I am writing a poem of thankfulness for God’s peace through all that I experienced this week. To join the FMF community or to check out their posts be sure to check out the site. This week the prompt is Where.

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In the middle of the battle you were there

Wrapping me in your arms of care.

Time stood still and I was scared,

But You were everywhere.

You brought peace and healing

In Moments when my heart was reeling.

 Hopelessness was all I was feeling.

Thank you, Lord, for intervening.

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The Ameri Brit Mom

 

 

 

5 thoughts on “Where: Five Minute Friday

  1. Tara February 2, 2019 / 3:40 pm

    So glad your baby girl is doing better. I’m sure that moment was so scary.

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    • theameribritmom February 3, 2019 / 2:40 pm

      Thanks, Tara. It was terrifying, but she’s doing great. Momma just needs to trust Jesus now and calm down 🙂

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  2. Joy Lenton February 3, 2019 / 1:20 pm

    What a scary experience for you and your family, coming out of the blue as these things do. It’s good to hear your baby girl is home from hospital and recovering, as are you. May you continue to sense God’s loving, healing presence. Visiting from five-minute-friday. Blessings of peace to you and yours.

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