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Donnies foot prints

Donnies foot prints

Donnie 3 months old and weighed 2 pounds Donnie 3 months old and weighed 2 pounds[/caption]
Me, Donnie, and nurse

Me, Donnie, and nurse

Do you believe in miracles? I do and here is one of the reasons why.
My son, his name is Donnie and he is 2 years old, he will be 3 on January 15th and he is such a little miracle.
Donnie was born at 23 weeks gestation he weighed 1 pound 2 ounces (a micro preemie) and the doctors told us he that was probably going to die. There was an 85 % chance he would not survive. He was on the strongest breathing machine possible, and his little eyes were still sealed shut, but we had faith that he would make it. There were a couple of nights that things did not look good, and the doctors kept asking us to consider turning off the machines that were keeping him alive. They suggested that i could hold my son as he passed away, but we simply could not and would not do it.

I can’t really explain it in words but i knew he would be okay.
I can’t tell you how many nights they said he would not make it to the next morning, and i would cry and pray and beg God to heal him, and for him to give me strength, and he did. Donnie had to have 6 abdominal surgeries, because his intestines kept rupturing, he had to have a colostamy bag, and had 4 draining tubes all at once, plus 1 heart surgery to close a valve, and eye injections because he had rop, and most of this was before he even weighed 2 pounds. But finally the day came six months later when he got to come home and weighing in at a staggering 6 pounds. That was one of the happiest days of my life and that is the reason that no one will ever convince me that miracles dont happen. So do you believe in miracles? Have you ever experienced a miracle? If so i would love to hear about it.

Just to give you an idea of how small he was, the band that is over his eyes did not fit on my wrist

Just to give you an idea of how small he was, the band that is over his eyes did not fit on my wrist

This was him a year ago

This was him a year ago

This is Donnie now

This is Donnie now

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30 responses

  1. Truly miracles abound!

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    June 23, 2014 at 3:10 pm

  2. God is Good! Thank you for sharing!

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    June 23, 2014 at 3:18 pm

  3. I am so glad your prayers were answered with a healthy and happy miracle Donnie, Mx4B!

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    June 23, 2014 at 3:34 pm

  4. That is a beautiful story!! : ) i’m so happy for you! He’s adorable

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    June 23, 2014 at 4:41 pm

    • Thank you so much, and he looks like his daddy, none of our kids look like me. Lol

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      June 23, 2014 at 4:42 pm

      • LOL He is a cutie, those eyes probably get him out of a lot of trouble : )
        my kids don’t look like one or the other, they’re a mix of both of us. Unfortunately, my son got my charming spunkiness and sarcastic nature though.

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        June 23, 2014 at 4:47 pm

      • Yes they do, that and when he is in trouble he automatically puts his arms out like he wants a hug.

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        June 23, 2014 at 6:25 pm

      • awww, that’s is too cute. He’s learned early lol

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        June 23, 2014 at 6:52 pm

      • Yep, he has already learned how to defeat me, lol. ; )

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        June 23, 2014 at 6:56 pm

  5. What a story! Donnie is adorable and am so glad you shared part of him and your family’s story with us. Miracles!!

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    June 23, 2014 at 5:40 pm

  6. It was a touching story. I’m happy that your son is well and i commend you for the strength you had while going through all of this.

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    June 23, 2014 at 10:03 pm

    • Thank you so much, and I definitely didnt feel strong at the time. 🙂

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      June 23, 2014 at 10:16 pm

  7. GOD IS GOOD.GOOD NEWSINDEED

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    June 24, 2014 at 8:21 am

  8. I am very glad to hear that your son is doing well.

    Personally, I do not believe in divine miracles. When I see your son, I see a survivor who has accomplished more in the first few days of his life than others have accomplished in a lifetime. Moreover, if there wasn’t any divine force helping him along, then it means that all the tools he needed to survive were given to him by you and your husband. Additionally, it was your determination that helped him get to where he is.

    I’m not posting this comment to be contrary or anything. This post just has me thinking that even from a secular perspective, there are some times that one must brave the odds regardless of how grim they are. He has fought and won a major battle. And I think that’s pretty awesome.

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    January 6, 2015 at 10:49 am

    • Well Thankyou very much, and I didnt really think miracles happened either until i saw everything that happened with my son, and to have doctors who are proud atheists say that something is a true miracle, it was just awesome.

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      January 6, 2015 at 11:05 am

  9. Thank you for sharing this beautiful story. I now truly believe in miracles.

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    January 6, 2015 at 11:18 am

  10. OH, wow, just wow.

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    January 6, 2015 at 2:20 pm

    • I know, he has had more surgeries than most people do in a lifetime.

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      January 6, 2015 at 2:35 pm

  11. There is always a miracle – “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.”

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    January 11, 2015 at 10:08 pm

  12. Yes I do believe in miracles, big and small. Your Donnie may have been small but he is definitely a BIG miracle!

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    January 16, 2015 at 2:37 pm

    • Thanks people all around the world prayed for him and know him as the miracle baby.

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      January 16, 2015 at 2:59 pm

      • Fills the heart with hope!

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        January 16, 2015 at 3:01 pm

  13. Reblogged this on Angie Mc's Reblog Love and commented:
    “That was one of the happiest days of my life and that is the reason that no one will ever convince me that miracles don’t happen.”

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    January 16, 2015 at 2:40 pm

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