Tag: pregnancy

A Realistic View of Postpartum: I Peed My Pants

I ran across this hilarious description of the postpartum period, “Postpartum: The Musical,” on the Scary Mommy blog. So true! So while we’re talking about the postpartum period and I’m preparing to start my second round in less than five weeks, I finally am going to share with y’all something I’ve been too embarrassed to blog about but feel is important… Read more →

Birthing Playlists

For the birth of our son and now the upcoming arrival of our daughter in March, my husband lovingly assembled playlists for me to listen to in the hospital. During labor I found comfort in listening to Levi’s playlist on repeat on my iPhone. Quite poetically, Levi literally entered the world to the last song on his playlist, “I Get… Read more →

Lessons in Blessings

Follow my blog with Bloglovin “I knew you before I formed you in your mother’s womb. Before you were born I set you apart and appointed you as my prophet to the nations.” – Jeremiah 1:5 On Monday afternoon, we found out that our second little bundle of joy is a girl! With a son at home, we are thrilled that… Read more →

Levi’s Birth Story: One Year Later

On the first anniversary of my son’s birth, which was actually yesterday, I am finally taking the time to write down his birth story. Fortunately, I now have a great venue to share it! Saturday, July 13, 2013 I woke up around 3 a.m. with a pounding headache. My first thought was that I was dehydrated, so I drank water… Read more →

Bicycling with Baby

Bicycling Pre-Baby For several years before our son, Levi, was born, my husband, Dave, and I participated in Ready2Roll Cycling‘s training series to prepare for the MS150, which we rode together in 2011 and 2012. While these bike rides occur all over the U.S., locally, it’s a two-day, approximately 190-mile charity bike ride from Houston to Austin; funds raised benefit the Multiple Sclerosis… Read more →