I’m Removing My Prenatal Testing Halo.

I have had my moments of self-righteous judgement.  Shocking, I know.  I’ve strapped on my righteous halo in secret, just for comfort.

In the early weeks after discovering LP has Trisomy 21 (Down syndrome), I spent time pontificating on life and riding some emotional waves.  During that time, for a brief moment, despite all my reservations on prenatal testing, I wished we hadn’t opted out.  For a brief moment, I thought we should have terminated.

For that brief moment, I felt a lifetime of guilt. Read the rest of this entry »

Why I call you Mouse.

I’ve been secretly calling Tater #1 by the name of Mouse for a while.  Thought I’d share why.  That, and I’m anxious about tomorrow’s appointment we have with the ENT so I’m using this as a distraction… (I also apologize for the formatting.  I’m clearly not in charge of this blog formatting.) Read the rest of this entry »