• Life story,  Musings

    Hugs can help

    When I realized that April was almost over a week ago, Mister observed that we had been traveling for the first half of the month and all of us were sick in the last two weeks of it. Through all of the craziness that April offered, one thing was constant; the desire and request for hugs. Both of the kiddos are keen snugglers and to be honest, so are Mister and I. I thought back and realized that even if the day wasn’t going as smoothly as we had anticipated, a hug tended to help soften the grumpy attitudes we had developed. We had to make an unexpected trip up…

  • Life story

    A labor of love

    So one of the most anticipated days was coming ever closer… Baby Bohns due date. Due to my diabetes there was a good chance that I wouldn’t be allowed by my OB to go past my due date. My high-risk dr (yes I had two doctors I was seeing to help monitor the two aspects of my pregnancy: my health & the beans) was keen to have me deliver around 37 weeks (technically medically full-term), but my OB had a different opinion. Until we got to week 37 and she saw how my blood sugars were trending and how I was doing overall. I had been having weekly non-stress tests…