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Monthly Archives: May 2008

The fun just. doesn’t. stop.  I have MASTITIS!!  Because obviously I haven’t had a challenging enough postpartum recovery process.   I now have a lump the size of a golf ball under my left breast that is hot to the touch, incredibly painful, and it’s causing me to run a temp of 102 and making me […]

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Stop crying…just stop…stop… please…. PLEASE STOP… just 30 minutes…. I just want a shower…. please…. stop…. STOP!!!!   Have you officially lost your mind when you are negotiating out loud with a 2 week old?  I have lost it.  I am insane.  I have done this to myself.  What do you want?! You are changed, you […]

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…as my husband so kindly calls the rash that has erupted all over my nether regions which has tormented me for nearly a week now. As I mentioned in my *rest* of the story post, I have an incredibly itchy, bumpy rash all over my butt, vaginal area, and inner thighs. Just when my stitches […]

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As bad as labor and delivery hurt, I felt prepared for the pain. I had spent months teaching myself how to cope with it with various techniques. I was mentally prepared for what was going to happen to my body leading up to Kendall’s grand exit. And it was pain with a purpose and a […]

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Well, here it is.  My LOOOOOOOONNNNNGGG birth story.  I figured I need to do it right, get as many details down as possible before I forget.  So please forgive me if it seems long winded (seems…hell, it is), but I am trying to preserve whatever memories I can before the baby sucks them all out […]

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My first Mother’s Day began with a trip to the ER. Poor Kendall cried from 7 pm until 3 am last night. It was one of those experiences you hear all new moms describe as “terrible”. The crying wouldn’t stop. We had NO idea what was wrong. He was fed, changed, burped, clean, good temp, […]

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Okay…this will be ridiculously short, especially considering all I’m itching to write about.  I just don’t have the time or energy right now, but I promise I’m going to really give it a good try by the end of the week to get my full birth story up.  For now, I will just update you […]

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I think I’m in labor!  I’ve been up since 4:40 am with contractions every 6-7 minutes and it appears my vagina has a runny bloody nose.  Seriously…it’s a disgustingly accurate comparison. AND that was just another contraction.  Hooray!  They hurt.  I’m not going to lie.  But I’m ready for it!  I don’t imagine I’ll be […]

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