Connor’s Birth

On the most ordinary of days, life changes quickly.  At a routine prenatal visit, my blood pressure was sky high.  I don’t remember what the number was, but it was enough to get me a trip to Mercy hospital to rule out pre-eclampsia.  Luckily, after 5 vials of blood and 3 hours of monitoring it … Continue reading Connor’s Birth

Our Rainbow Baby

Current situation; watching TV, with a kitten laying on my legs, clothes strewn about and my baby kicking me, excited about all the chocolate milk I just drank.  This scenario, just months ago, seemed impossible.  Actually thinking about being pregnant was something I was beginning to despise.  The past 32 months has been nothing short … Continue reading Our Rainbow Baby

Colt Henry

Sometimes eloquent words can’t do a situation justice. There are no perfectly placed sentences that can accurately express one’s feelings.   Thus is the case to describe yesterday. I was awaiting a call from the IVF clinic to schedule my pre-FET (frozen embryo transfer) tests. While at lunch with my grandmother, I received a call and … Continue reading Colt Henry

Honor and Hope

They say a habit takes 21 days to form.  I’d known I was pregnant for 77 days when we found out our baby’s heart had stopped beating. That’s 77 morning prayers of protection prayed, 77 days of planning for the nursery/baby shower/work schedules, 77 prenatal vitamins taken and 77 days of growing a love for my child.  After … Continue reading Honor and Hope