Our Birth Story | Chloe Jasmine

[Once again, as my nurses and doctors are my coworkers, their names will be omitted. But they are amazing, selfless, caring, & smart] When I wrote my birth story after having Emily, it was fairly fresh. I wrote it in two parts - the good and the bad - to help me process everything. I …

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Four Years Later….

Today is our fourth wedding anniversary. When I stop and really think about it, I can't believe four years has gone by so quickly. And sure, some parts have seemed to drag on and on, but overall time is passing so fast. You spend so much time planning your wedding and your big day goes …

Simple Self Care

Today is Tuesday and I work a twelve hour night shift tonight. My toddler is at day care and since we all slept pretty well last night I'm not overly tired and yet I realize I have to somehow stay awake all night. So I decided a soak in the tub would be the perfect …

Our Miscarriage Story

"The bleeding doesn't look like it's coming from your cervix." "There is probably about a 50/50 odds that this pregnancy is viable." "I'll tell you, because you're a nurse, but I don't see a fetus. There's just a small gestational sac, and it doesn't look quite right." "I'll have to check with an endovag ultrasound." …

Kevin and I have never hesitated to share our exciting pregnancy news with the world. We have always felt that, regardless of the "what ifs", we would celebrate every day/week/month of pregnancy with our family and friends. In the spirit of honesty we would like to say that the last few days have been a …