I’m sure you’re familiar with the phrase “expect the unexpected.” After having our third, I came to realize that pretty much describes everything associated with having a child. 861 more words
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Well, here is my first piece of animation done in CelAction!
Setting up in CelAction is such a pain if you don’t know what you’re doing and it’s hard to find tutorials online for it, the animating part however is very simple and I’m surprised at how quickly I managed to figure it out. 54 more words
This is my 3rd mother’s day and it’s still surreal to me, a bit. It took us 6 years. SIX YEARS to get pregnant. That included TWO different surgeries for me (not counting the eventual C-section), more than a half dozen “procedures,” a traumatic miscarriage of twins, a Lemony Snicket pregnancy that involved (in that order): a Christmas eve uterine hemorrhage at 7 weeks where the baby that would be my son somehow survived (I called it a Christmas miracle), 7 months of nausea and vomiting (btw, “morning sickness” is a cute nickname but really the nausea/vomiting doesn’t discriminate between time of day), a 3-day stint in the hospital with a sudden onset of atrial fibrillation where I almost had to be electrically shocked back to normal and found out for the first time that I have a congenital heart condition which was described to me by the specialist verbatim as “you know when young athletes suddenly drop dead on the football field and no one saw it coming? 529 more words