These two extremes had the effect of tearing me half. It was impossible to be in both places at once. It was impractical to spend too much time with Delilah (the ICU is a busy place, the nurses made us very, very welcome, but I never stopped feeling like I was in the way).Read More
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Just so you are aware, the dates on the posts are incorrect however the dates in the actual text of the post are correct. When we lost the articles (and subsequently found them) we weren’t able to bring across the dates in the manual migration process. So all the posts are 2013-2014 despite them having a date here of November 2018.
Immediately after their birth, there was a flurry of activity and emotions so diverse and intense, that it’s really hard to see through them to document what exactly I was feeling. I had just been told by the Birth Teams that the babies were perfect in every way.Read More
Within a few short moments, though. The door was opened and I was summoned in, and ushered to a small stool right next to Natasha. At this stage, the poor woman had disappeared into the heart of a surgical machine by the looks of it.Read More
This name was actually added to our short-list by Matt. I’m not entirely sure where he heard it, but I suspect it might be one of his nonsense Television shows that he fills his downtime with, as that’s certainly where he got the other names he suggested.Read More
Evelyn is another old name (are you sensing a theme, here?) dating back centuries and believed to be originally French in origin (Aveline). There is some debate about the meaning, whether it was ‘little bird’, or ‘radiance’ or ‘life’ but we’ll take it whatever.Read More