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
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
Today I woke up to an email congratulating me on making it to 40 weeks from Babies R Us. I though I managed to unsubscribe from everything but clearly this one slipped by. What a kick in the face. I’ve been waiting to get to this day, knowing it would be the hardest. Maybe it’s…… Continue reading Due date
I bought this domain with the plan to chronicle our path to parenthood. One post in and radio silence. I figured I could always go backwards and backfill our experiences. Perhaps, when I’m in a better place. At 32 weeks, we had an ultrasound to determine if my placenta was low per our 20 week…… Continue reading We continue somehow.
Hello! Thanks for joining me on our path to parenthood. We’re excited to see where it takes us! About me/us, though I try not to compare pets to kids (oddly many parents find it offensive), we have semi-successfully raised two dogs and a cat who are reasonably behaved and only had one run away from home. (Note: she…… Continue reading We begin…