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Monthly Archive for May, 2014

Ava Adore

People keep telling me to record everything about my experiences with Ava.  This is more about me than her, but after the surgery I couldn’t stop throwing up.  They hadn’t let me drink water for awhile before the surgery; I could only suck on ice chips so I was incredibly thirsty.  After surgery I tried […]

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Ava’s Birth Story

Last Saturday Jon and I went to bed around 11pm.  A few hours later I got up to pee.  When I stood up, I soaked my pajama bottoms.  I thought about how the last of my dignity was gone now that I’d peed myself.  I cleaned myself and stood back up.  Again, I soaked my […]

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Ava (Momma Said Knock You Out)

This is Ava.  She was born last Sunday at 11:30pm via cesarian section.     She weighed 7 pounds 10 ounces and was 21 inches long.  She’s the best Mother’s Day present I could have asked for.

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Conner lucked out tonight because we made his favorite dish: peas.  He runs to the dish when he sees me bring it.   Stonewall ate some peas too.  I thought Trevor was eating them as well, but then he started licking the container, so he might be a little unclear on the concept.   Stonewall […]

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Walking with Teddy Roosevelt

I’m not sure what’s working, but my skin feels 90% better.  I haven’t even been itchy today, but that can quickly change.  For the past four days the angry welts with white centers haven’t reappeared and the pus clusters between my fingers and toes are gone.  The doctor thinks the prednisone I took for five […]

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