Our son is now on his 4th day of life on the outside. It is 3:28 AM on 8/10/2020. I am in the midst of trying to allow my body to heal, care for my baby, and help my mother and husband who are also here, and process all of these incredible emotions I am… Continue reading Changes – from son up, to son down
This morning, I had a baby. Our son, Shepherd, was born via cesarean section. It's the first time I've ever stayed in a hospital. And the first time I've ever had major surgery. A lot of firsts happened today, and I feel like a trooper in my family. The lives of my husband and I… Continue reading One
Well, it happened. I had a pregnancy-related mental breakdown the other night. My husband and I were laying in bed trying to sleep, but my train of thought was derailing and going TOTALLY off the tracks as the minutes passed. There came a point where it had to be said aloud. I had to talk… Continue reading The Meltdown
So, we just went to a 16-week 3-D ultrasound a couple of days ago. Okay, here's how things went. ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... I laid on the table and got comfortable, and the moment the ultrasound tech put the machine on my belly, there it was: his weenie. Cheers erupted throughout… Continue reading Ultrasound Experience & Parental Anxiety
Before I get into this one, I want you to notice I say nothing bad about the other group. Im not looking for a debate - this is MY story, as its applicable to MY life only. 🙂 When I was little, public libraries were still a happenin' place. My mom took me to the… Continue reading Oops.