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  • Lie to Me

    August 13, 2015

    This has been a brutally honest pregnancy all the way around. From our doctors, therapist, friends, family – everyone has really understood the high risks and respected what has happened twice before. Rarely do I hear a flippant response anymore, except from someone who either doesn’t know our history or does but can’t process it…

  • 27 weeks

    July 27, 2015

    Today I suddenly realized that if I make it to the weeks I had Bella and Kaden, I have 10 weeks left with this pregnancy. 10. Of course, even though I’m already giant and wondering how I’ll make 10 more without my leg falling off (yep, hip pain again), I would love to get to full…

  • Prayers {& a Baby Name!}

    June 17, 2015

    I don’t even know how to begin posts asking for prayer anymore. Don’t anyone worry – it’s not about something that’s wrong. Everything with me and this baby are ok. But, we asked our doctor today to refer us for a fetal echocardiogram (a detailed ultrasound of the heart that can also measure blood flow)…

  • Hope Intertwined

    June 16, 2015

    It’s fairly easy to talk myself into a “rational” state this pregnancy. For a while. I will not get too invested. Invested just enough. I will not plan for after. I will not allow myself to daydream too much. I will stay calm and practical about this all. I will not be surprised by pain…

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