Pregnancy Reflections

For the most part, I had an uneventful pregnancy with Ezekiel. I did the exact opposite of what I did during my pregnancy with my daughter. I ate well, I exercised, I wasn’t as stressed, and I didn’t travel as much except for the occasional San Francisco and two week long international work trips. While…

Day 3

During Day 3 of my hospital stay, I awoke to sunshine flooding into the room. I placed my hand on my belly and Ezekiel was moving around and kicking. I smiled and thanked God for another day on earth with my baby. Despite the dismal news of Friday and Saturday, that Sunday, I felt hopeful….

Day 2

I woke up multiple times in the early morning. It was impossible to sleep at the hospital being monitored every four hours by the night shift nurse. Every four hours was a temperature, pulse, and blood pressure check. To top that off, I had to use the bathroom frequently. I started using a bed pan…

Day 1

On Friday, March 31, I went in for a routine anatomy scan for our son and everything started fine. Ten fingers, ten toes. Brain, heart, and lungs developing perfectly. I laughed and joked with the technician since we both lived in San Diego and how ironic it was that we ended up in New York…