Holy Saturday

Nausea. Vomiting. Fear of moving, speaking, sipping water. Painful to hold my baby. To laugh. To talk while standing. To sing. Such is my life. Again. I am lying on my back with slightly less pain than a few hours ago, but nausea so severe that I cannot even roll to my side without the […]

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Not What I Planned

I am trying, so hard, to trust God right now. Being stuck in bed FOR A MONTH has not been easy on anyone, and my attitude isn’t getting better about it. Last night we took all the kids to my “detailed/gender ultrasound” so we could tell the kids whether they were having a brother or […]

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Moms are Really Wise

Yesterday was my parents’ 38th wedding anniversary, meaning they’ve been together, roughly, 40 years.  Pretty amazing considering that my mom hasn’t yet reached her mid 50s.  =D Yet, she has some wisdom.  Do you know what it was that she said to me last night as I reminisced about the chaos of our families this […]

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Symphysis Instability

Wow. This has not been the way parenting was imagined on my part. I didn’t ever expect that after adopting three amazing kids, I’d fracture my hip, get pregnant AND THEN tear ligaments and cartilage in my pelvic girdle. Do you know how important your pelvis is? It’s a group of bones that are held […]

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