In memory of Katie...Mother-Baby Room at The University of Vermont Medical Center

In memory of Katie...Mother-Baby Room at The University of Vermont Medical Center

The ribbon cutting ceremony for the Mother-Baby Unit at The University of Vermont Medical Center was lovely.  I so am grateful that Katie's Voice is helping others in need.  The Mother-Baby Unit has state of the art equipment, and is in such a beautiful setting.  I feel blessed to be able to honor my sister Katie in such a meaningful way.  And I am so thankful for the continued support of all of you who know, or have a loved one who has suffered from DVT/PE.  The real gift is in giving!!

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Sisters are Forever!

Sisters are Forever!

One of my most treasured gifts from my sister Katie, was a necklace that she gave me for my birthday years ago.  It has a picture of two sisters holding hands on one side, and the other side reads, "Sisters are Forever".  I did not know it at the time, but this was going to be one of life's most valuable lessons for me.  I can still see myself standing at the counter in the store with Katie, looking at the different necklaces.  I had a dog named, "Hanna" who was a golden retriever that I loved dearly.  They had a necklace where the bell part of it was a dog, and the ringer was the tail.  Of course that's the one I loved, but Katie mentioned a few times how cute the sisters bell was.  I could not decide, so I told her to choose which one she would like me to have.  I have a photo of her coming out of the store that day. 

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