Our Journey to Triplets: It’s Time

On a snowy Tuesday morning in February I gobbled down a huge breakfast of biscuits and gravy before the dietary nazi made her daily visit. When I was finished I stood up to go to the bathroom and thought I had peed my pants. By then, I was HUGE and…

Our Journey to Triplets: My Hospital Stay

An overnight stay in a hospital is doable. A week stay is worse. I was an in-patient for almost a month. I don’t wish that on anyone no matter the reason they are there. Read part four HERE. I will admit at first I was looking forward to making a home away…

St. Vincent NICU Reunion 2015

St. Vincent NICU Reunion

A Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is a scary place to spend any time. The sounds and the uncertainty are terrifying. But, it’s also a place where love grows. In our case, we not only fell deeply in love with three tiny babies, but we also fell in love with…

Thursday Night Thoughts

Thursday Night Thoughts | Two

Here are my Thursday Night Thoughts. This week has been more than hectic. I am more than exhausted. Sorry for the crappy intro. It’ll be better next week. one | sick kids My kids have had this cough, snotty, wheezy (thanks to premature lungs) thing going on since Friday.…

Triplet

A Triplet Introduction | Sadie

When I was pregnant Sadie was always the calm, cool, and collected one. She moved but didn’t kick hard like her brother did. And she wasn’t a troublemaker (I say that with nothing but love) like her sister. Being Baby C she had the most room in my belly and we…

Our Journey to Triplets: The Next 12 Weeks

Read part three of our journey to triplets HERE. I healed pretty quickly from my cerclage. Other than my incision opening after the staples were taken out, I was told I was the poster child for an abdominal cerclage. Matt became my nurse and clean and packed the hole in…

Triplets

A Triplet Introduction | Jase

Triplets. I dreamed of 2 boys and a girl. I mean, boys are easier than girls right?! And if I was going to have 3 at once I needed raising these peas to be as easy as possible. “Baby A is a girl, Baby B is a girl, and…

Our Journey to Triplets: Abdominal Cerclage

At 12 weeks I started seeing a Maternal Fetal Specialist at St. Vincent Women’s Hospital. Early morning appointments in Indianapolis (a 2-hour drive) became a regular for us. At 3 months I was pretty confident that I was past the miscarriage stage. There was a calm in me and…

In-Vitro

Our Journey to Triplets | In-Vitro Fertilization

My husband and I met later in life. I was 27 and just divorced. He was 28 and still living with his parents working a great paying job, saving a ton of money for his future. Which shortly became our future when he proposed just 11 months later. In…