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I made dinner last night- spaghetti with Italian sausage per my hubby’s request. In a brain lapse, I didn’t brown the sausage with the ground beef before adding the tomato sauce. Instead, I threw the sausage in with the cooked ground beef and tomato sauce and let it boil (almost burn) for over 20 minutes.… Continue reading Raw

pregnancy

Love at First Sight

When I took him in my arms, I remember the instant feeling of love wash over me. I was blessed to be one of those moms that fell in love with that baby from the first moment. I remember thinking that he was perfect and I was so glad that he was here, okay, outside. I had waited so long for him and here he was, a perfect, tiny 9 lb, 2 oz handsome boy.

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The Labor Story

All of a sudden, I was dilating quickly. While the doctor checked my cervix, I literally dilated from a 5 to a 10 in probably 10 minutes. The Dr. was amazed and told me to get my husband back to the hospital 10 minutes ago. I called, he wasn’t even home yet, he turned around and raced back to the hospital. And just like that, I was given the go ahead to push.