Author Archives: alcylucy

back in the saddle

I started working again this week. I’m three days in and feel like we’re going to survive. Back in April, I was in the middle of some projects when I was suddenly summoned to the hospital to have my second … Continue reading

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Three Months – 7/22

Little EMM is 9 lbs 13 oz now. She has climbed her way up to the 5th percentile in weight for her age. She is no longer on the preemie charts at all. She is getting rolls and chub, and … Continue reading

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Here and there

I go back to work in two weeks. Can’t even wrap my mind around what that will be like. I will be able to work exclusively from home for at least the next little while so that is a huge … Continue reading

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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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