I had a dream on Friday night that I was giving birth. In the dream I knew it was our second child and that it was going to be a girl. I had a c-section again but this time I wasn’t quietly crying during it. She came out perfectly healthy. I kept exclaiming how healthy…… Continue reading Dreams
I read this on reddit today. I don’t want to forget it. Credit goes to u/gsnow, the original author:”I’m old. What that means is that I’ve survived (so far) and a lot of people I’ve known and loved did not. I’ve lost friends, best friends, acquaintances, co-workers, grandparents, mom, relatives, teachers, mentors, students, neighbors, and…… Continue reading Scars are a testament to life.
I was watching Ninja Warrior last night and one of the contestants was talking about his inspiration, his sister who has facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy, a rare from of muscular dystrophy. He didn’t make it through, but was successful in sharing awareness and saying a phrase that struck me. In his talking head, they were asking about his…… Continue reading Heavy is the Heart
When we were in the hospital, we had a day where we thought everything was ok. Our time in the hospital feels like we were there weeks, and at the same time a blink of the eye. But on day 2, I had this sense of that we can do this. We were going to…… Continue reading A good day for a good day?
Today Nora would have been 2 months old. I should be picking out an outfit for her month-by-month photo to show how much she’s grown. When we were in the hospital, I expected that we’d be there for months. I expected that this milestone would happen in the hospital, but it would be ok, because…… Continue reading Two months
…everyday to make a living. Well more of 8-4, but the gist is the same. Last week was technically my first week of work, my boss was kind enough to let me do it from home, so I could ease into my routine and catch up on all my emails and past weekly reports. But…… Continue reading Working 9-5…
Today we’ve been trying to stay off social media. With the posts about all the great dads, first Father’s Day celebrations and missing dads, I just can’t. I want to do a post about Matt but it’s not his style. I want the world to know what a good dad he is. How he stayed…… Continue reading Father’s Day