I didn’t want to blog about this. But my husband encouraged it, so blog I will. A few days into March, I took my magnetic wipeoff board that hangs on the freezer and wrote the following words on it:
In order to change we must be sick and tired of being sick and tired. Author Unknown The Back Story For as long as I can remember, I have been plagued with many physical difficulties that have often interfered with my keeping up with a “normal” lifestyle. Constant exhaustion and fatigue, muscle pain, “irritable bowel … [Read more…]
“Let labor begin on it’s own…” (Lamaze Healthy Birth Practice #1) On the evening of September 6, 2010, this was the one thing I was trying to repeat over and over to myself. I was almost 41 weeks pregnant. In the months leading up to Ezra’s birth, I had done of lot of research into … [Read more…]
“A time to get, and a time to lose…” (Ecclesiastes 3:6) For most of my adult life, my weight has fluctuated right around 100 pounds, regardless of how much I ate or how often I exercised. Honestly, it was AWESOME and I loved being so skinny!
Today Ezra is 4 weeks old! He has grown immensely in the last month and is changing and acting more grown up every day…it’s astonishing! It took him about 2 1/2 weeks, but he finally figured out how to nurse! Let me say that was a very rough process! I came very close to giving … [Read more…]
Ezra was born September 7th, 10:32 PM. He weighed 9 lbs 13 oz and was 21 1/2 inches long. When I ended up delivering Ezra by cesarean (that is a long story in itself which I will post about later), it was immensely difficult. But if I had known then what my recovery would be … [Read more…]
It’s been about six weeks since our last update so I figured I should share how our baby is doing. Nothing really has changed except that the baby is growing rapidly and developing quite a personality! Since my last appointment (5 weeks ago), I’ve gained 15 pounds and 8 inches in my tummy! When my … [Read more…]