Nate and Anna got married in Dec. 2007 and welcomed Caleb in Nov. 2009, after almost a year and a half of waiting for a baby. He was born at 27 weeks gestation and weighed 2 lbs 7 oz. He spent 100 days in the NICU.
After a lifetime of struggling to eat enough to grow, in June 2011, Caleb was diagnosed with Eosinophilic Duodenitis(an autoimmune reaction to food in his small bowel). In July 2011 Caleb had surgery for a g-tube (a feeding tube straight into his tummy) and he has to abide by very strict dietary restrictions to manage his disease.
Russell was born in December 2011, at 39 weeks 4 days gestation, weighing a glorious 8 lbs 5 oz! By six months he was diagnosed as Failure to Thrive and went through some food restrictions, but by the age of 3 he was on a full diet, healthy and growing, and showed us that even healthy kids can be small!
In May 2015 Zachary was born at 37 weeks 5 days gestation weighing 7 lbs 5 oz. So far he seems healthy, although he's following in his brothers' footsteps and is a slow grower.
All that we know about our future is that All Bad Things Must End. We are just grateful that the best things in life last forever. We are grateful for each other.