34 weeks… so close and yet so far?

I’m 34 weeks today.  Part of me thinks, “FINALLY!” and the other part thinks, “6 weeks until my due date…”

The good news is, now that I am 34 weeks, I can officially deliver at our local hospital.  It’s been a milestone for me, since the boys were born at 31 weeks and had to be transported to Seattle for their early care.  I really didn’t want to have to go through that again, and thankfully, I shouldn’t have to at this point. Continue reading »



A Day in the Life…

Today I turned 31 weeks.  I was nervous about it for some time because the boys were born at exactly 31 weeks.  I know that their situation was unique, and I have no reason to believe Shiloh would come so soon, but it’s just one of those things that weighs on your mind.  I woke up hoping the day would go quickly so I would soon be 31w1d.

At about 8:45 AM, after dropping of CJ at school and the boys at daycare, I was stopped at a red light – a new red light that was just installed in the past couple of months.  I was not the first one in line and I didn’t just stop recently.  I’d just been sitting there when WHAM!  I got rear-ended, and I believe that the girl who hit me was going the speed limit (25 or 35) as it was quite a hit. Continue reading »


I’m still here!

Some of my friends have noticed I disappeared from Facebook.  In a fit of pregnancy-induced rage, I deactivated my account last week.  Ok, it wasn’t ALL spontaneous and pregnancy related, but I just decided I’d had enough of reading everyone’s political rants – er, opinions – and endless (and untrue) forwards.  I joined Facebook five years ago to keep up to date with my friends – their jobs, their families, their lives.  It’s just gotten…  ugly, for lack of better description… in recent months, especially since the election.  And I’m tired of it.  So buh-bye, Facebook! Continue reading »