Sunday, January 12, 2014

Surround Her with Love...

In our family we play this game...if you could have a superhero power what would it be?

Mine, to be able to be in more than one place at a time.

On Monday, when we were discussing all of our options for Lucy's end of life care, I leaned over to Drew and whispered into his ear that I want to change my superhero power.  I want to be able to go back in time.

Lucy has a real life superhero power, she really does!

Do you want to know what it is?

She has the power to make you fall in love with her!

Our hope and prayer for Lucy in these final days, weeks…is that we'll surround her with love, wrap her in it, bathe her in it, saturate her with it!

So...I have an idea.  Not unlike any other admission in which our girl celebrated so many holidays in the hospital, we need to decorate her room.  It's time to take down the Christmas decorations, and bring on the LOVE!  For the love of Lucy send hearts, send cards, send love notes to Lucy, affirmations of love…help us surround her with love.

**It has been mentioned by many, what can they do for our other three loves?  Why, the same thing, share the love!  Let them know that they too are so very very loved and thought about!

The hospital address is:
Nemours A. I. DuPont Hospital for Children
℅ Lucy Marlett Room 3708
1600 Rockland Road
Wilmington, DE 19803  

27 comments:

Jen said...

What a great idea! Is there anything we can do to support your big kids?

Shawns Mommy said...

I am so sorry that you are going through this .No mother should ever have to feel this pain. It really is the hardest thing to loose a child . My son will be gone 3 years on Jan 29th . I will be praying for you and your sweet girl

Jenn said...

I am sitting in the hospital right now. My daughters are in on decorating! We will bring cards today~

Barn Owl Primitives said...

sending love and prayers to YOU, your sweet Lucy and your family! I shared your request for Love for Lucy! lots and lots of people are crafting and sewing and cutting and gluing and creating and drawing and folding and filling envelops with LOVE! xoxo

Shabir sadik said...

i am a good friend of Darin Lorenzen, we used to work together and i seen this post he put on facebook, and it caught my attention, not only for what is going on but i am a father of 4 myself with one on the way. me and my wife would like to let you know that if there is anything at all that we can do please feel free to email us, we are on Darin Lorenzen's facebook. please look for kelly sadik or shabir sadik.

Reagan Leigh said...

Balloons are on their way!! Thinking of you all often and wishing there was more we could do!

MCRiggs said...

DuPont misspelled. Want to make certain you get your mail! My kids are making your little lady some art.

Holly S said...

I just found your blog and reading your posts hurts my heart. I am sorry Lucy has had a rough (to say the least) time. I am sorry your children are having a hard time. Please know He knows what He is doing even when it may not seem like it. Lucy is a hero...my hero! Peace and love to all of you. xoxo

Laurel Smith said...

Awesome idea!!!! love to all of you!!

Laurel Smith said...

Awesome idea!!!! love to all of you!!

Amy said...

Hearts and prayers headed your way.

Amy Basciani said...

Prayers from our family to yours!

Pavel said...

Thoughts and prayers with your family. Wishing Lucy strength of a warrior.

wellnourishednest.com said...

Your little one is touching hearts all over. So blown away and moved to tears by your story and strength. You and your family will be in my prayers daily. We will be sending some "love" as well.

Kim Anderson said...

Just sent something special in the mail for Miss Lucy's room today. Your family has been on my heart all week. I continue to pray for the Fathers peace to wash over your family.

Kim Singleton said...

So so sorry for all of this...my heart is breaking for all of you. I am saying prayers for Miss Lucy. I am having my children make somethings for Lucy and the kids today. I will have it in the mail first thing tomorrow. Love, The Singleton's

Melissa@TheHappierHomemaker said...

I heard about Lucy from Barn Owl Primitives and have some crafted love your way...I'm also sharing it on my blog this week in the hopes of spreading the word and filling Lucy's room with as many hearts as we can. Praying for your entire family.

Stacey DeRose said...

Your family has touched many students at the high school where I work. I am collecting hearts left and right. We are not far away and would like to hand deliver them ourselves if possible. We know your family wants to spend every moment with lucy-so we will be more than happy to bring the hearts to the nurses at dupont. Just know that your family is in all of our prayers.

Sherry Burkitt said...

A friend of mine just sent me your link to your blog today, I really wish I would've seen it a lot sooner. My thoughts and Love are with you and your family. Your blog hits closer to home then it possibly could. My daughter Sierra born Oct.23/08 died March 21/09 of Leighs disease, which is also a type of Mitochondrial Disease. From what I have read so far of your daughter Lucy in her first stages, is exactly what we went through with Sierra, in her short few months of life. From moment I started readying your info and blog, I wish I could just come visit to get the chance to meet Lucy. Please feel free to message me on facebook or email me back, if you want of course. As my friend stated to me, she thought I'd want to reach out, and just that I would like to. My heart goes out to everyone in family, I know what your feeling and it's in now way easy.

SimplyBeautifulSmiles said...

This hospital is where I bring my son, and it is right down the street. Lucy and your little ones will be sure to get some love from my family to yours.

Chris Ann Herron said...

Lucy and your family are in my prayers everyday. Sending all the love that can help comfort Lucy and your family! Your family is amazing and strong and an inspiration for those who are goign through the same pain. If there is anything I can do to help out, you can reach me through email at my blogsite. XOXO
http://herronsweethome.blogspot.com/p/contact-us.html

Jean Sullivan said...

The Lord brought you to mind today, after I missed a couple of months following Miss Lucy. I'm so sorry that you guys are facing this very hard road, but so grateful that she has such a loving Mommy & Daddy, and brothers and sisters to surround her with love. Be comforted that Lucy's Heavenly Father has prepared a huge party for her, and will welcome her into His strong arms where she will be completely healed soon. You guys have done a great job with Lucy. So faithful. So courageous. God bless you all.

Substance of Living said...

Lucy and your whole family is in our thoughts and prayers. We can't begin to imagine the strength it takes to go through losing someone who has touched so many lives in such a short amount of time.

Remember that He has special plans and knows what He is doing even when nothing makes sense.

God bless you all.

Marie @ Substance of Living

Linda Moffett said...

Nicole, so sorry to hear of this turn of events. Please know that we are sending our love & prayers. May God bless you & help comfort you in this very trying time. You are an awesome family. Your strength will carry you through.
Fond Regards.

Brandy Williams said...

I will be sending miss Lucy soms stuff for her room. Is it ok if my nieces do too? They have been Asking everyday about Lucy!

Deb said...


http://youtu.be/1aV7eIzgzwQ

The Imagination Players send their love to Lucy and the entire Marlett family. A banner for Lucy's room is on it's way to the hospital. In the meantime, we joined hands and sang this song today, just for her. We did it with no rehearsal, so it's a little rough, but the sentiment is the same: Surrounding Her With Love.

Brandy Williams said...

Nicole, what is the address to Lucy's hospital/room? I seen where someone pointed out that you had something spelt wrong & I just wanna make sure! Thanks!!