Haiti - A first hand report

A Haitian friend's family runs a hospital in Port au Prince. Miraculously it wasn't damaged in the quake and now, understandably, they are overwhelmed.  Here is an e-mail from my friend followed by a first hand report of what's going on in Haiti: ...more

Out of My Hands

The warm and comforting hand and words of a child

I am not sure if I have written about this before but it just came back to me today  after reading my dear friend Karin's post of the recent loss of her mother. ...more

Birth Story

With it being Baby Week, I thought I'd share my daughter's birth story with you. You know damn well, it wasn't without humor - these things seem to follow me everyone. It all started in a little place I like to call Mammoth Cave - Mammoth Cave, KY people - not the other mammoth cave. Remember, I haven't had the babe at this point - it's still of the non-mammothed size. ...more

Strike The Set

My wife and our newborn son have been home and resting comfortably for about a week now. In contrast to our experience with Frankie, this one has been incredible and everyone is enjoying being together. ...more

My Emily and her smile boxes!

Today I am blogging about my own daughter. My little hero! She has been through a lot over the past two years. When we found out I was pregnant, Emily was just thrilled!! She wanted a "baby brother", and wanted no part of a little sister. I think she was worried she would have to compete for attention if another little girl was around, but nothing could be further from the truth. I know she would have been fabulous with a little girl too, but when we were told it was a boy Em was thrilled. ...more

Bloggers nightmare

Bloggers nightmare.. I can’t begin to explain the sleeping problems I have. For the past 5 years I must have spent hours upon hours reading every self diagnosis book Borders has to offer. ...more

Self defense against hospital cell phone bacteria

What do we mean, you ask? Not only do you need to be prepared with self defense products in public places, you now need to take precautions in hospitals! Latest news reports are showing that those doctors that help you in hospitals and swing by to check up on you, could possibly make you sicker than you where when you first walked in the hospital. ...more

Self defense against hospital cell phone bacteria

What do we mean, you ask? Not only do you need to be prepared with self defense products in public places, you now need to take precautions in hospitals! Latest news reports are showing that those doctors that help you in hospitals and swing by to check up on you, could possibly make you sicker than you where when you first walked in the hospital. ...more

How to Get Immediate Attention In the ER - Bleed All Over Them

I'm only sitting up right now, because my back is screaming from so much laying down. I promise not to sit up long. But It's killing me. Okay........the miscarriage update...... ...more