My arms are empty and acheing...

I can’t believe I’m a mother without…

Life has been twisted and turned upside down. As a mother, I had both the wonderful privilege of holding my sweet son as I brought him into this world…and the horrible chore of holding him as he took his last breaths and left this world, at only 7 years old. June 24, 2010 he earned his angel wings, passing away after an inspiring but brief fight against Cystic Fibrosis. Now I live, solely focusing on living a life to get to be with him again in heaven, and to raise awareness for Cystic Fibrosis research. I am dedicated to a cure, not only for my sweet sons legacy but so that other CF families never experience the greatest loss of their lives that we are now facing. My mother’s arms are missing Connerman, yet he still inspires me daily to leave a mark of LOVE on this world…so for you my sweet prince, mommy will try!



Love Love Love

Always Always Always


Sunday, May 15, 2011

Walking towards a cure…

Yesterday we walked a 5k for a cure to Cystic Fibrosis.

We walked in remembrance of our hero, our son.

Surrounded by those who mean the most to us…together we made it!

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It was a day filled with many emotions. Conner’s Angels team was first to start the walk…and the entire time my heart was filled with mix emotions…I kept thinking back to just a year before…where we were…and how only 5 short weeks from then our sweet son passed away from the very disease we are trying to defeat…

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Our team was much smaller this year, but I feel the most important ones were there…the ones who’ve really stood by us and really have walked thru this past year with us, no matter what.

I am glad this first is over.

I felt the signs that were posted at the mid point of the walk said it best…

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and though our “reason” may be gone…we will never give up our fight in his honor…

we love and miss you sweet boy!

you continue to inspire us to be more and to never give up!

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Love Love Love

5 comments:

  1. Thank you for continuing to walk for those of us who still have our 'reason' here on Earth. I will be participating in my first GS walk this coming Sunday, walking for my 10 month old nephew, Charlie. I've been following your blog for a few weeks now, and appreciate your candor and honesty.

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  2. Sarah - I loved being able to be a part of your team Saturday. I love you all, and am so happy to be a part of it again!!

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  3. Sarah,

    I lost my best friend in 2008. That year, we had the most walkers and the most donations. It's been hard these past three years seeing people forget and not wanting to participate. But, like you said, the important people are there and the ones that have and will always be there for you.

    Rachel

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  4. I have never known anyone with this disease. I visit here from time to time to see how you are doing since I received an email a little over a year ago to pray for your Conner. I prayed and I found your blog and was so sad for your loss. I am glad to see that you are still fighting that awful disease. I pray God's blessings upon you and your family.

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