It’s a cold, dark March morning. The clock strikes 4 and the fierce momma bear leaves the warm nest, headed to the frozen concrete outside the big, brick building. She sits outside the front door, in the cold, huddled up with many fierce momma bears, thankful the snow storm is hours off. Small blessings on [...]
Today I was yelled at by a WIC case worker that I’ve lost too much weight postpartum too fast. By too much weight, she means I’m about half a pound less than I was before I got pregnant. I’m sorry? I didn’t mean to? I pointed out that, that was according to her scale and [...]
These are all direct quotes from twitter. Random thoughts I had while in the hospital and the days immediately after. You may or may not be actually interested in this post, but to me it’s as important as the others. This was me getting to know my Sammy, and sharing my discoveries with the world. [...]
Sammy entered the world with a brief scream that let us know her lungs were just fine, but after that brief moment passed, she eased into a calm she has rarely left. After our mommy meets baby snuggle, she was taken by the nurses to be examined. They cleaned her up a bit while my [...]
I’m going to do my best to retell this in the order it happened. I have rough ideas of order and time thanks to my twitter stream so it should be good. Just hard to know for sure. While I wasn’t drugged, aside from my epidural and the drug that started labor, it’s still hard [...]
Words to come soon. I’m at a loss for them. In the best way possible. For now I hope these tide you over!
OK, at least half, if not more, of my readers have at least one daily med. And if even half of that half is like me, well, that shit is hard to remember. Even if you’ve been in the habit for years! I, myself, am the queen of forgetting everything. So forgetting to take meds? [...]