December 17th, 2019 started just like all my days did, except I was prepping for my second scheduled csection! I woke up super early and took my shower, got dressed and we packed the car up. Got to the hospital and went through all the pre op registration things. I got dressed in my beautiful… Continue reading The day you were born and the NICU stay for 9 days after! (Warning: this is extremely long)
Well Emmy, it's been 2 years. 2 years since the best/worst day of our lives. My Facebook feed keeps reminding me of all the things we did up to when you were born. It also showed us the sobering message when we had to tell everyone you went to be with Jesus.We miss you so… Continue reading Happy 2nd Birthday Emmy Lou
Hey ya'll! Sorry for ghosting the blog for a bit. Life got crazy and MAN ALIVE do I have so much to catch you all up on... First and foremost let me introduce you to our perfect sugar drop rainbow baby... Easton Louis Tucker born 12/17/19 @ 4:14pm weighing 7 lbs 12 oz and 19.5… Continue reading Baby After Loss
Today started my twice weekly appointments. I'm only 32w3d but since I deliver at 37w3d they wanted to start my twice weekly testing early. My twice weekly testing includes NST (non stress test) and a BPP (biophysical profile) the NST is a boring test where you sit in a nice comfy chair with 2 monitors… Continue reading Twice a week testing
The day came that I was praying never would. I have to give myself insulin as well as take metformin for my Gestational Diabetes. If the 4x a day finger sticks weren't bad enough I'm taking an oral medication AND an injectable insulin to help keep my blood sugars in check. While I have tried… Continue reading So your Placenta did ya dirty….
We're in the TOP 20 TEAMS!! There is still plenty of time to join/donate to team Emmy Lou Strong ❤ This is year 2 for our team and year 3 for my personal experience and the 3rd annual run. Tons of fun things to do with the littles, booths with freebies etc! This is such… Continue reading Cardinal Glennon Sun Run 2019 #ForTheKids
So we had our 25 week appt today. And I officially have all my appointments until the beginning of December scheduled. Baby boy is quite the mover and while I am so happy he is the way he is, it gets rather uncomfortable and hard to sleep. He is measuring absolutely perfectly. And he is… Continue reading 25 weeks down 12 weeks to go!
💙He or She💜?We had our gender reveal yesterday and found out our sweet Rainbow Baby🌈👶 will be a BOY!!💙💙💙💙 And I'd be lying if I said I wasn't scared to death that this baby would be a girl.I would have been happy either way, but I was so scared. Scared to death that I would… Continue reading Gender Reveal for Baby Tucker #2
We had our first of 2 anatomy scans on Friday! Due to Emma having issues that were not found until 20 weeks, Dr. Fisher wanted to do 2 checks to make sure everything was going okay, one at 16ish weeks and one at 20ish weeks! The tech (which is one of my favorites btw) was… Continue reading 17 Weeks and Counting
So we had out 12 week scan today. Like I always am, I was nervous until they got the heartbeat on the monitor 💜 I have got to say this has been by far the BEST appointment I have had.I'd be lying if I said I didn't cry. And no it wasn't just "pregnancy hormones".… Continue reading 12ish Week Scan on Baby Tucker #2