Daily Archives: December 9, 2019


2019_12 09 Be my voice

Posted Dec 9, 2019 at Facebook “Be My Voice for Life”


We are all recovering from shock here today. Late yesterday we received the news that baby Brianna has defied the odds and delivered a Christmas miracle for her family.

Diagnosed in pregnancy with a rare and “terminal” genetic condition from having a small cerebellum and pons in the brain (a condition called Pontocerebellar hypoplasia or PCH), she was given anywhere between a few hours and young adulthood to live (she also had fluid on the brain). The family were told to “terminate” the pregnancy. As there is no cure. There is no “fix”. There is no answer.

Yet yesterday it was found, to the shock of doctors, nurses and well….everyone involved really….that she was perfectly healthy. The initial diagnostic symptoms she had have miraculously disappeared and she was cleared of the condition after passing a million and 1 tests – from eye scans, to renal tests, to ultrasounds and even a brain MRI.

I would not have believed this had I not attended the last scan (to support the family as a bereavement and birth doula) and witnessed the examination of the brain and saw the fluid with my own 2 eyes.

We literally saw the diagnosis.
We spoke with multiple doctors and specialists in depth.
We were referred to the pallative care team to “plan”.
We were told to prepare for the worst.
And on multiple occasions, even I was asked if I knew what I was in for and prepared myself for the journey that I was about to undertake as a doula supporting this family.

Today…..there are no words. There is no explanation.

Just joy and tears. BIG HAPPY TEARS!

This story needs to be told. Both the family and I feel the need to do that. Soooo….watch this space!!

Doula Selena

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My latest update from the campaign trail.

2020 foreign policy

GOD BLESS AMERICA: [7:03]The Shalva Band is comprised of 8 talented musicians with disabilities who perform to the highest musical standards by invitation at cultural venues and dignitary events throughout the year.

Inspiring crowds throughout Israel and around the world with its musical repertoire and charm, the band is one of Shalva’s most celebrated inclusion programs.

BIDEN: A new Biden campaign ad accused “dangerously incompetent” President Trump of undermining foreign policy and ruining relationships with allies.

BWAHAHAHAHAHA!!! Project much, Joe?!

They’re laughing at him.”

BWAHAHAHAHAHA!!! No, Joe. We’re laughing at you.

BIDEN: Greg Gutfeld on the “No Malarkey” bus tour [7:02]He’s not the Democrats’ real candidate. Impeachment is.

One of the ladies on the street had it exactly right. Malarkey means “empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk.”

Juan Williams, “I think Republicans are worried about Biden.” BWAHAHAHAHAHA!!

2020 BIDEN nonsense

BOOTY JUDGE: [4:00] – “I am running not only to be the Democratic nominee who can bring change to the White House” … because this era of low unemployment, rising wages, high stock markets, no major wars, declining abortion rates, etc., has just got to end.

MEDICARE FOR ALL: [1:24] – It’s a loser for Democrats.

Click the link to read the first person story of an American woman who has been severely epileptic since infancy. The excellent care she received here in the states has given her a fulfilling life. After taking a job in London, she was shocked to discover how bad the nationalized health care is in the UK. As much as she wanted to stay there for a job she loved, she had to return home. Her life depended on it.

2020 super tuesday

SUPER TUESDAY: March 3, 2020 – Super Tuesday is the date during the presidential primary when the largest number of states hold primaries or caucuses. It is significant because of the likelihood that the day’s winner will become their respective party’s nominee.

Though many states have not yet announced what day their primary will be, it is clear from the number of states who have announced thus far that March 3rd will have the greatest concentration.

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