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Pascal’s ISCU stay

During Pascal’s ISCU stay I kept a small journal most days, writing down the small feats he conquered or frustrations I had, or things I learned. I wrote about the first diaper of his I changed and how proud of...

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After Pascal’s Birth

Keeping with being a statistic (3-5 % of pregnant woman develop preeclamsia), two days after having Pascal, I was fortunate enough to be part of the 7% of women who get Endometritis…or an infected uterus. Granted, my chances were greatly...

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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 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,...