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More Than One

Recently, we have been spending time with people who have more than one young child.  I have a whole new respect for those parents!  To name a few of them… Holleman (2), Mahaffey (2), Holleman (3 including a set of twins), Priddy (2 less than a year apart), and another Holleman(7).  Wendy and I went into this thinking (more…)


Waiting for Hope

Wendy and Hope got a great evaluation from the ultrasound and the doctor today.  Both are well and hydrated.  We are sticking to the plan of Wednesday at 8:00.  The doctor said Hope will probably be delivered around 8:20.

I think Wendy was ready to go straight to delivery.  I was pretty happy to stick to the original plan.

Wendy and I will do our best to keep e-mails, texts, blog, and facebooks updated.  We will be in the recovery room for a few hours after surgery without phones or computers, so there will be a little delay.

Human Error

36 weeks

Wendy has gestational diabetes.  She has it under control with diet and exercise.  She does not have to take insulin, but she doesn’t get to satisfy her cravings for pasta, pizza, chocolate, ice cream, fruit juice, or cereal.  I joke with Wendy about how special she is, because less than 10% of pregnant women get gestational diabetes.

With gestational diabetes, the risks are (more…)

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