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Pascal’s Birth Story Part II

Birth Story Part II My body was a ticking time bomb with no clock and I didn’t know it. I found the doctors lack of outword expression of concern helped me not worry about my condition, but the sheer rapidity...

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Pascal’s Birth Story Part 1

I tried to think of how detailed I wanted to be about my experience, and determined that for the sake of other women who could go through the same thing, and for my own personal need to remember everything that...

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My three months of “normal”

  The rest of the summer continued “normally”. As a pregnant horticulturist in the middle of a wicked hot summer, I found that my best friend was my camel bak backpack! I had that thing on at all times and...

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I Really Thought I’d Lost Him

this was me all summer sorry if it seems graphic to you, just telling the story how it was: A week after the accident I woke from a dead sleep in the wee hours of the morning knowing something was...

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The Accident

not the best pic ever, but the first one where I felt little P could be seen poking out a little…taken around this time. After an entire month of “normal” early pregnancy…you know, anticipating telling people, anticipating that beloved “12...

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Make Plans, God Laughs….THIS is the beginning

This is happy me a week after all of this went down. Belly pics are useless at this point We were 21/22…married, thinking about our future, and the thought of kids seemed like a distant plan. We wanted to travel,...

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My Breastfeeding Journey

This is a LONG one people. This is meant to be a continuation of thanksgiving for the willpower God has instilled in me, and to be an encouragement to mommas who are struggling with breastfeeding/might in the future. My tenacious,...

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Strong willed woman

 enjoying my work over the years.   I wouldn’t say I know myself very well, but I do know a few things about my self that are positively true. One of those things is that I have lived my life,...

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Choosing a Melody

There are all sorts of lullaby’s out there. In fact  on a Pandora station I found that plays lullaby’s I heard multiple “Journey” songs remade into lullaby’s  Ha. I have found, recently, that not only do I sing/hum lullaby’s frequently, but that I am singing them almost CONSTANTLY....

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Taking Off My Shoes

For as long as i’ve had facebook probably in my list of favorite quotes I have included the following: Earth’s crammed with heaven, And every common bush afire with God; But only he who sees, takes off his shoes –...