You're probably thinking: Pictures? In the labor room. No thanks. What about all the blood and stuff? Why would I want pictures of sweaty, messy me? I get it. Those were the first thoughts I had when I was preparing for the birth of my first child. I didn't want to see all the stuff … Continue reading Why you should consider birth photography.
Seriously, I totally forgot about the haze of post-delivery. Thirty plus days of not knowing what day or time it was, doing the sniff test on clothing and bras, trying to remember if I'd showered or brushed my teeth. And posting? Pfft. WhatEVER. Thoughts from the baby front: Placenta encapsulation is what I'm sure saved … Continue reading And then, I could breathe again. Kind of.
Estimated due date, that is. I was REALLY hoping Tater Tot would be here by now. Both to meet her and to be physically comfortable. Because UGH. I've gotten things done at home: taxes, files, gardening, cleaning, baby room, napping, reading. And now... just... waiting. Olive is just as excited as we are, anticipating Tater's … Continue reading Today is “D” day
After a week-long bought with The Worst Sore Throat Imaginable That Wasn't An Infection, I started feeling some ear pain yesterday. This scared me a bit, since the last time I felt it, I ended up with a ruptured ear drum. Went home, minced garlic and let it sit in some olive oil. While P … Continue reading Excuse me while I smell like garlic.