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Category Archives: Pregnant Again!
I woke on Sunday morning, December 9, feeling more uncomfortable than usual. The strangest part was that I didn’t feel like drinking my morning coffee. That was the first sign that Something Big was about to happen. I swallowed a … Continue reading
Growth scan today. Guess what?! The babies weigh 5.9 lbs. & 6.4 lbs.!!! They are in the 88th & 96th percentile for growth! My other babies never got past 7.2 lbs., so now I’m staring down the possibility of two … Continue reading
34 weeks. It feels like a huge milestone. It feels like I’ve come so far. And yet, time has slowed to the point where one hour feels like a full day, one day feels like seven. I won’t list my … Continue reading
What’s a weekend without a hospital visit? You know you’re in the OC when you pull into the hospital and you wait behind the BMW, Mercedes and Ferrari (yes, Ferrari) for the free valet parking. Yeah, our rockin’ Honda Odyssey … Continue reading
So yesterday, after landing in the hospital again with contractions and a racing heart–the doctor put me on bedrest. If I’m "good" I can do bedrest at home. Otherwise, it’s bedrest in the hospital. Um…yeah. I’ll definitely be good. Other … Continue reading
10:00pm <Groan> Haul myself up, go pee. Get back in bed. 12:00am <Groan> Repeat. 2:00 am <Sob> Repeat. 3:30 am <Lots of vehement "dog-gone-its"> Repeat. 5:00 am <Vowing never to get pregnant again> Repeat. 6:00 am <"Praise God this night … Continue reading
My mom and two aunties created the most beautiful babies’ shower for me this past weekend. It was an absolutely perfect afternoon and I was just overwhelmed at the kindness, generosity and love of family and friends. Here are some … Continue reading
I figure it’s never too early to introduce the babies to the beach! And on a Sunday morning in October, most of the tourists are long gone and the beach is quiet, peaceful and reflective. I always feel so refreshed … Continue reading
Just got word from my new OB (boy, are they fast!): baby B’s cyst has dissolved; there was no cyst to be found at the 23 week ultrasound, everything looks good!!! YAY! Thank you, Lord! Also, I passed my glucose … Continue reading