• Baby,  Motherhood,  Olivia

    Olivia’s Story: The Finale

    After we were able to start holding Olivia, she seemed to be on the mend. She was officially off the ventilator the day after we held her and then she was extubated. After a couple more weeks in the NICCU, we were moved up to the 5th floor of the…

  • Baby,  Motherhood,  Olivia

    Olivia’s Story: 12 Days Later

    About a week and a half later, Olivia started to make some strides. Her chest tube was taken out and then her oxygen levels slowly started to be lowered. Now when we arrived at the hospital, we had certain numbers to watch on monitors and we had certain goals. We…

  • Baby,  Motherhood,  Olivia

    Olivia’s Story: September 30, 2017

    On September 30th, We were woken up by the doctors letting us know that, Olivia was officially being transferred to Children’s Hospital LA (CHLA). At this point in time, I was supposed to be recovering in the hospital a few more days, so Myke jumped out of bed, showered, and…

  • Baby,  Motherhood,  Olivia

    Olivia’s Story: September 28, 2017

    If you have been following me on Instagram and Facebook, you know the story I am about to tell. I have thought a lot about writing about the events of the past month. I was worried about sharing too much or scaring other soon to be moms, but then I…

  • Baby,  Blog,  Olivia

    Hello and 5 Months

    I’ve sat here for the past few nights wondering what to write. So much has happened since the last time I have actually hit publish on this blog. Besides the obvious event of having a child, there have been many things that have happened personally. I’m hoping that I can…

  • Blog,  Family

    What? When?

    I’m sure you all know by now. Myke and I will be parents in October 2017. Writing that is still hard to believe and I have to pinch myself to keep me from thinking I’m dreaming. When we started telling people that we were pregnant, many people had the same…