The interesting thing about keeping a secret is wondering how long you can keep it for before either: 1) someone finds out, or 2) you explode and you have to share it with someone. Because of our late loss with Ethan, M and I decided to keep my pregnancy with Yoda a secret and not … More Secret

Body and Soul

So yesterday was the big surgery. I got my cerclage. Let’s see where to begin. I arrived at the hospital with Maks around 7 AM. After filling out the necessary ‘Oh by the way, you have a real chance of dying so we need your signature so you’re aware of that fact’ paperwork, they had … More Body and Soul

I’m Lovin’ It – Yoda at Week 14

Today I’m 14 weeks! Yay! Now let’s see how Yoda is doing. According to At about 3.5 inches long, your peach-sized baby’s little body and limber limbs are coordinated enough for loads of complicated motions. In fact, it’s very likely that they’re in the middle of some fancy break-dance moves right now! Unfortunately, you’re … More I’m Lovin’ It – Yoda at Week 14

Got To Be Real

Today I scheduled my cerclage for next week. I have to go in for pre-op next Wednesday and be at the hospital for the cerclage in the wee hours on Saturday morning. It made me realize how serious this is. This isn’t a typical procedure. This isn’t a ‘Oh, it’s not big deal.’ This affects … More Got To Be Real