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Where's My TLC Film Crew?

Because everyone loves a birth story, no?…. We checked in to the hospital just after midnight, so I suppose technically it was the wee hours of Friday, September 7.  I had not been...

Pics Now, Story Later

Elijah Richard 6lbs, 15 oz; 20 in long 10:43am on Friday, Sep 7 Share this post: Recommend on Facebook Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a...

A-Birthing We Will Go

So, we’ll leave in about an hour for the hospital.  I’m scheduled to “check in” at midnight, and then they’ll do a variety of prep work, which the nurse said...

Horrible Timing

I go in tomorrow night at midnight to be induced at 37 weeks.  What was I doing last night at midnight?  Cleaning up my 6 year old son after he threw up ALL OVER himself, his bed, his...

The Truth About Bed Rest

What I have learned in the last many days about being on bed rest: Not being ABLE to do anything is not nearly as fun as not HAVING to do anything or CHOOSING not to do anything. The bed...

Incomplete Sentences

Here’s a quick review of my last many days: high blood pressure!  bed rest! non-stress tests twice a week non-stress test on Monday (Aug 27) sends me to the hospital – top...

Humph Day

How can a body be so tired?  I’ve been sleeping and sleeping today, and I can’t seem to get enough rest. This morning I woke at 6:30 to say goodbye to my husband and ended up...

The Downshift

I think the final weeks of pregnancy should be classified as something altogether separate from any month or trimester – I’m starting to think of it as “the...