14.5 Weeks with the twins At 14 weeks I am….IN MY SECOND TRIMESTER!!! Praise the Lamb. It is possible I will never experience the first trimester again and I am OKAY with that to say the least.  Babies are apparently 3+ inches long which is cool. I get to see them again in a few […]

You ask me why I mourn. Perhaps it’s uncomfortable, or perhaps you presume that I mean to say that my blame lands on you. Maybe you are not quite sure what do to with our grief, with our prophetic cries that something is not right. Well, unity, sounds easy, now, let’s be civil… Let’s just […]

12 weeks today, but measuring 16 weeks! (Meaning uterus is average size of a singleton pregnancy at 16 weeks.)  Starting to feel a little better, PRAISE GOD! Nausea hasn’t gone completely away but it’s MUCH more manageable. Now if my appetite would just come back that would be awesome.  Feeling a tad more energized as […]

Honestly, there is a lot clouding my perspective right now. This pregnancy has been very difficult, far more difficult than with my first two. There’s the sickness that I can’t escape but for a couple hours at a time. There’s the exhaustion that I think I’m past, only to find myself in bed for most […]

8 Weeks  10 Weeks  I want to try and take pictures every other week to document the growth of the babies :).  I am now 10 weeks and my current hobbies are forcing myself to eat food (even though none of it is really appetizing) (because I apparently have to eat) and also keeping myself […]

October 4, 2016. A Tuesday. Joey met me at my doctor’s office for my first prenatal appointment.  I will never, ever forget the first sonogram.  The memory of Arden and Jane’s first sonograms are fuzzy and generic: a few quiet seconds before seeing the white blob and hearing the fast heartbeat, then a breath of […]

Today is our last day in this little blue house. We have been here for almost exactly a year, and tomorrow we are moving into another rental house.  This little house has been good to us, and as an homage to it I want to share a quick poem I wrote just a few days […]