Monthly Archives: April 2007

A New Grace

I was beyond honored and blessed to be present last night (well, this morning) for the arrival of a long-awaited little girl named Grace. A peaceful, wonderful, home waterbirth VBAC for my dear beautiful friend. I’m too sleepy to say … Continue reading

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Helpful hints for hurting hands??

What are some yummy meals (esp. supper) that require little “slicing and dicing?” I can’t take my wrist braces off for more than a few minutes each day. Chopping and cutting are very difficult for me with my carpal tunnel, … Continue reading

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Feeling Relieved

I talked this morning with my lovely midwife in Kansas, where we will be travelling for our “homebirth away from home.” in June. I feel much lighter of heart! Some of the things that helped lighten my heart and ease … Continue reading

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Our Great God Be Praised!!!

It is with unspeakable joy and tearful eyes that I am happy to announce that SB303 to legalize and license midwives has crossed a major hurdle the Missouri Senate by passing the vote for Perfection. Our main filibuster-er had a … Continue reading

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We got our gardens planted!

We at last planted our gardens on Sunday afternoon. I was going to wait until I had pictures to post, but I haven’t had my camera yesterday or today, so I’m going to go ahead and post now and insert … Continue reading

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If you live in Missouri…

… and are willing to take a couple minutes to help our family not have to go to Kansas for future births – then here’s a little task that could make a big difference! There is a bill pending right … Continue reading

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An update on me

I’ve been doing well with keeping my protein count high, taking my vitamins, etc. The swelling in my ankles/legs is much less than it was two weeks ago. My blood pressure is doing okay (the bottom number – the one … Continue reading

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Polly had her kittens!

Our sweet calico kitty has been hugely pregnant for what seems like ages. I’d never seen a cat waddle before. But sometime in the night, she finally had her kittens – her first batch. Four of them. And I think … Continue reading

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Further Pregnancy Update

First of all, I want to thank Michelle for not letting me blow off her concerns about the possibility of preeclampsia developing. You are a true friend! Last night I got a call from a dear friend of mine who … Continue reading

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Checking In

I haven’t been good about posting lately, so I want to give a few short blurbs today. I can’t type much, so I’ll try to be concise. Pregnancy Stuff~ Baby seems to be doing great. I can find hearttones pretty … Continue reading

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