My Birth Story (Part 3)

 Part 3 as continued from part 2 and part 1. The nurse returned from calling the doctor maybe 5 minutes later.  She waltzed in moving quickly with lots of gear in her arms.  She announced “we are prepping you for surgery”.  I couldn’t believe it happened that quickly.  I thought the doctor would come by and […]

My Birth Story (Part 2)

Welcome to part 2 and day 3 of my birth story! Continued from part 1. I woke up on Friday (my actual due date) feeling very optimistic.  Those pills had to have worked!  This baby is coming!  The nurse came in and checked me and still nothing.  Seriously!?! What the f?  We decided to wait […]

My Birth Story (Part 1)

Even though my son is now 1, I still thought I would share my birth story. Not because I think I might forget (I don’t think I could ever forget), but more because my birth story is highly unusual and involved several medical interventions. I love reading everyone else’s birth stories but they usually always […]

Our 4th of July

We had the best 4th of July this year. It was times like this that make me so glad we moved where we did. Last year we moved across a bridge to a different part of the bay area away from our friends and family and had a bit of a difficult time adjusting. We […]