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Two Months

I have so much I wish I had time to write.  I will try to be satisfied with only saying what I can before I need to pump.  My baby girl can nurse now. (I wish I could express what … Continue reading

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I eat carbs

EMM has a weight check tomorrow. Fingers crossed that she weighs at least 6 lbs 2 oz. Tomorrow marks 4 weeks home from the NICU, and she has already gained 2 lbs. Just like a normal baby. Getting fat cheeks … Continue reading

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Due Date

My due date is tomorrow. Today EMM is six weeks old and weighs almost six pounds.  As I left my six-week post-partum appointment yesterday, I passed the room where they do NSTs. I heard the loud thud-thudding of some woman’s … Continue reading

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Me Again

My job right now is hard. Period. So many people are helping us and are willing to help. But the fact is that so much of what must be done right now can only be done by me.  Writing about … Continue reading

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1 month

This is where I write something meaningful about all that has happened in the last month.  Except I don’t have time for that.  Let this photo suffice instead. 

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3w6d

4 lbs 13 oz at the doc today. The nurse who wrote it down cheered that EMM had gained 10 oz in one week. It was a real “Go Team!” moment.  EMM pooped and peed on me in the exam … Continue reading

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3w5d

It only took more than a week, but BGL did finally get her first bath. And she handled it like pretty much everything else. A champ.  See below for evidence.  Should I be calling her EMM instead of BGL now? … Continue reading

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