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Archives for August 2012

Two Years

Today is my two year anniversary of being married to Dave. We still like each other. Being married to Dave is pretty awesome. But here’s the nutty thing: For each of our anniversaries, we could have never guessed at what the coming year would hold for us. Last year, we were jobless loafers taking a creative sabbatical […]

The Birth Story, A Side Note

The Birth Story, Chapter One The Birth Story, Chapter Two The Birth Story, Chapter Three The Birth Story, Chapter Four So I want to thank everyone who has been following along on this story. Thanks for your comments, and thanks for making me feel heroic. It was truly a bizarre circus of unexpected experiences. I […]

The Birth Story, Chapter Four

The Birth Story, Chapter One The Birth Story, Chapter Two The Birth Story, Chapter Three I explained that I had c-section under general anesthesia. I have learned that anesthesia and anesthesiologist are two of my least favorite words. Because no matter how many times I type them out, I always forget how to spell them. Every. […]

Happy Due Date

If we had been normal people, the boys would have been born today, or around this day. Today would have been 40 weeks. But of course, with twins, a full gestation is 37 weeks. So they would have likely come before today, even if the end of the pregnancy hadn’t gotten, um, turbulent. The boys […]

The Birth Story, Chapter Three

The Birth Story, Chapter One The Birth Story, Chapter Two “There she is,” someone said. I was awake. There was no passage of time. I was back in the operating room. I was freezing cold again. I wasn’t really awake, though. Someone was talking to me, telling me that everything went well, the boys were […]