The other night I was on call in the NICU. The charge nurse called me to say that we were getting a 5 day old baby up from emergency who was lethargic all day and not feeding. I knew what was coming: a partial septic work-up - pokes, prods, monitors, IV, antibiotics, all in a… Continue reading Bonding Over Breastfeeding
"Sometimes I lie awake at night and I ask, 'where have I gone wrong?' Then a voice says to me, 'This is going to take more than one night." ~Charles M. Schultz I know what you mean, Charlie. I go through this on most nights. Despite realizing that it will take more than one might… Continue reading Day 26: Dear Charlie Brown
"You can't be that kid standing at the top of the waterslide, overthinking it. You have to go down the chute." ~Tina Fey I really like Tina Fey. That might be the reason I was inclined to pick this quotation. I also really enjoy waterslides, especially those ones that you go down on inner tubes… Continue reading Day 25: Waterslides!
I went to the cafeteria to buy soup for lunch. I left the cafeteria with a platter of Chinese food. Pretty poor food choice, especially for someone who can't run right now. At least I snagged two fortune cookies! (But I'm not even sure if that was a good choice either, given the fortunes) I… Continue reading Poor Choices
"The only Courage that matters is the kind that gets you from one moment to the next." ~Mignon McLaughlin I can only take my life one day at a time. Getting through today is enough work and enough of a struggle. I lose confidence in my ability to survive when I imagine doing it all… Continue reading Day 24: One Day At A Time