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Lowell Scott Krause is finally here! Born at 40 weeks 5 days, on July 30th, 2013 at 8:14pm. He weighs 8 lbs 11 ounces, the same as big brother Kendall did. We are both doing great. I will update you on all the details sometime later. Thank you for all the sweet words of encouragement […]

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I’m NOT in labor. Really. I know these contractions, which have been coming every 3ish minutes for the past hour or two and only lasting 30-40 seconds each are NOT the real thing. This is totally a false start, which is why I’m having my husband bring me some wine back from Target (where he […]

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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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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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I don’t know.  Let’s give it a try. Questions for myself to answer after the baby is born: 1. Do you still have cankles? 1b.  If not, how quickly did they go away? 2. Do you still have heartburn? 2b. Did you birth a mini chewbacca (you know.. because all the heartburn means lots of […]

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The Discovery Health channel is all kinds of educational for a newly pregnant woman.  Where I used to only tune into that channel for such entertainment delights like “Trashcan Full of Skin”  and “627lb Woman”, now I tune in for any show that shows a woman painfully trying to expel a baby (or babies) from […]

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