I’m becoming a bed rest pro. Three out of four of my pregnancies have now resulted in some form of mandated “taking it easy.” Now before I write anything further, I have to be clear that I’ve never had to endure the strictest form of bed rest when you end up in the supine positionRead the whole post >>
…and given my recent “restricted activity/modified bedrest” (or whatever you want to call it) mandate, I’ve ample time to ponder. “Our body is a cenacle, a monstrance; through its crystal the world should see God.” ~Saint Gianna Molla Thanks to a friend for sending this along to me.
First of all, thank you for your prayers, thoughts, and kindness. When I was at the hospital, resting on my side alone, watching the fluids drip-drip-drip down the wires and into my dehydrated body, and just waiting for the contractions to PLEASE stop, I debated whether I should post something on my blog or TwitterRead the whole post >>
~1~ You think my 4-year-old could find a bigger lovey? (Yes, she’s wearing a sleep mask. When your child is an insomniac, you will do Whatever. It. Takes. to get her to sleep.) ~2~ Insomniac my toddler is not. This girl loves her sleep. She actually asks to go “night-night” at naptime and bedtime andRead the whole post >>
No more bed rest. According to my midwife’s calendar, I am 37 weeks today. I’m supposed to still “take it easy,” but I can resume most of my normal activities, namely being a mother to my children. Thank you for your prayers. We are blessed beyond measure. Over the past two weeks I’ve had ampleRead the whole post >>