Birth Day · C- Section · Faith

Benjamin Russell Seager – Birth Story

With all the events of the last several hours highly impacted by emotions, exhaustion, and anesthesia, it may be difficult to write/recall just how beautifully our journey into "Earthly parenthood" began.   None-the-less, my emotional cup is currently so "full" that if I pass on jotting my feelings down I simply may burst in two. So… Continue reading Benjamin Russell Seager – Birth Story

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infertility · IVF · Picking a Name

What’s in a Name?

"When are you due?!" "Do you know what you are having?" "Have you picked a name?" 95% of the time, strangers, acquaintances, friends, and family alike will ask these three questions in this specific order.  Pretty much word for word.  I'm not going to say it's annoying at all - because it's a complete joy… Continue reading What’s in a Name?

Baby Boy · Nursery · Patience

Don’t Wish Your Life Away

One of the worst parts of dealing with infertility was living years of my life in two week increments.   Two weeks until we can "try" again... followed by two weeks of waiting to "test" and see if the "trying" resulted in a pregnancy.    Once you're pregnant there's a whole lot of other types of… Continue reading Don’t Wish Your Life Away

C- Section · Contractions · IVF

The Last Week of School

Nothing poetic - just an "update blog" of sorts.  What a week! It's crazy to think that less than a week ago I was getting ready for a shower with some fantastic Racine Theatre Guild friends - school was still in session, I was feeling good, and Georgie's "poops" were "looking up."  Oh how things… Continue reading The Last Week of School