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A Word on Preeclampsia

  When you get diagnosed with an illness/disease, or something happens to you, generally you want to learn more about it. As soon as I was stamped with the diagnoses of being “preeclamptic” and eventually “Severely preeclamptic”, I knew I...

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Pascal’s Birth Story III

Pascal’s Birth Story Part III WARNING: This post has a lot of personal medical based details that you may not want to read about…it’s about childbirth so prepare you mind accordingly if you want to continue reading. Also, the pictures...

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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,...