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Pre-eclampsia Awareness Month

As the name suggests Preeclampsia is a condition that pregnant women develop prior to eclampsia, if left undiagnosed it leads to eclampsia.  Preeclampsia is marked by persistent hypertension during pregnancy, decreased blood platelets, and increased protein in urine. 565 more words

Nature's Wellspring

Trying to Blog With Twins

Everyone keeps telling me that I need to start up this blog again…to which my response is ‘How the fuck do you think I actually have time to keep up with a blog with five month old twins?!’ But I’ll do it, or at least I will try. 68 more words

No Heartbeat

On December 31st, I was finally allowed home from hospital but I had to stick to my care plan.

Part of my care plan was not just to keep taking various medications but to return regularly to the hospital for checks. 352 more words


Two Years

Two years ago today, I was in a hospital bed on day 2 of hopefully many more on bedrest. I was getting frequent visits from my medical team, consisting of nurses, doctors, specialists, maternal fetal medicine, my OB, and two people from the nicu. 745 more words

Road To Recovery

Writing this blog has been VERY therapeutic for me. My mom got Garry and I a journal to share, to jot down our thoughts and feelings through this new journey of ours. 1,468 more words

Join us for a Thunderclap for World Preeclampsia Day on May 22, 2017!

May is National Preeclampsia Awareness Month here in the United States, but this year, the Preeclampsia Foundation is pleased to cosponsor the first-ever World Preeclampsia Day with @ 103 more words

Promise Walk

Tiny But Mighty!

A week ago today we gave birth to our beautiful bouncing baby girl! A week already?! It is so true that time flies even more now, didn’t think that would be possible! 1,633 more words