I’m sitting at home. ALONE. ALL ALONE. L I T E R A L L Y A L L A L O N E. And it’s been such a great day. I have done so much stuff today that has really filled my cup up to make me a whole human being again. As I […]

one year old

After a hectic start to Jolee’s life…where are we now? Well, I did not keep up month to month posts with Jolee. So, we are pretty much going to jump from 4 months old to now…1 year old. She’s perfect. And feisty. And funny. And I love her so much. As I was editing the […]

infant speech therapy

Throughout the whole Jolee’s Journey with the Bottle…I have remained cautiously optimistic about the whole situation. She’s taken a bottle and then not taken a bottle and then taken a bottle again. I hoped this was the end of everything. I hoped she was really going to take a bottle forever. Well, not forever, but […]

After Jolee was delivered, we had to spend 2 1/2 days in the hospital. Day 1 was essentially great. I got to meet Jolee. After I gave birth, we did immediate skin to skin. I had a second degree tear so they went straight to sewing me up. Let me tell you, this is not […]

kangaroo care

Yesterday I had such a great doctor appointment in terms of progress. I couldn’t believe I was 4cm dilated. That was so big for me. When my appointment was over, I went home and cleaned the entire house hoping to bring on my labor. I was left with nothing but exhaustion. I went to bed […]

birth story

May 8, 2019. My actual due date. How in the actual fuck am I still pregnant? I cannot believe that I am still pregnant. I was never supposed to see my due date. She was supposed to be here for at least 2 weeks by now. NOPE. Shit man. This was uncomfortable. I did not […]

Week 40 of Pregnancy 6

My little, Raelynn. She turns 3 years old today. T H R E E. HOW DID THIS HAPPEN? My sweet little girl. I was so excited to share Briar’s birth story and as I went back and looked at old posts, I realize, you never got to hear Raelynn’s story. So, here it goes… When […]

ZERO WEEKS LEFT… Technically my weeks reset every Friday. So on Friday, January 20th, I was 38 weeks. Thursday of Week 37, I started having back labor. Didn’t really think much of it as it was not terrible. I did end up leaving work early that Thursday. I came home and laid on the couch. […]