While my wife was finishing up in the OR, I followed our daughter into the nursery where she was cleaned up, weighed and measured. She wasn’t 9 lb. but well over 8 and quite long. Even though it was a joy to watch our daughter now out here in the open, my mind still was […]Read More The First Functional Dad Day – Our Birth Story Part 2
So now that we have gotten into a routine (for now) with the new addition to the family I wanted to talk about how my workouts and conditioning paid off in ways I had not imagined. 20 Hours of supporting my wife through labor and finally a c-section truly tested my conditioning. Suffice it to […]Read More The First Functional Dad Day Part 1
It’s 2 am I have gotten maybe three hours of sleep since my wife went into labor early Wednesday morning. My daughter is finally asleep in my arms as I am catching up on listening to the Daily Audio Bible from this week. We’re trying to give my wife some sleep as she is recovering […]Read More Week 1 day 1 at home
Burned again. Man today we thought was gonna be the day. My wife has been having irregular contractions all day and we had our appointment this afternoon. We roll up and nobody was in the parking lot. We went in and found out that our doctor was called to the hospital and we were directed […]Read More Week 40 Day 1
Another weekend is upon us and we are sans baby. Well she is here just not wanting to come out. If you turned up the uncomfortable dial my wife would be at 11. We are both wanting to meet our daughter face to face so badly, but today’s verse says it all… Rejoice in hope; […]Read More Week 39 Day 5
Today ended on a tough note. Everything is fine but we are still in that holding pattern. It feels like the movie Groundhog Day. We know that she is going to be born and will be in the next two weeks. How and when is still up in the air. Now I urge you, brothers, […]Read More Week 39 Day 4
There seems to be a preponderance of physical aches and ailments that my wife is experiencing in these last few weeks of the third trimester. Heartburn, aches, Braxton Hicks contractions, round ligament pain, etc. it doesn’t seem like there is any relief. My wife asked me the other day why I thought the third trimester […]Read More Week 37 Day 2: ???
Okay bad reference to a Cure song aside today got a note from my wife and unborn daughter in my lunch box. It was a great, uplifting boost to my day. I am so blessed to have my wife, the love of my life, and now a daughter coming soon. As we get closer to […]Read More Week 11 Day 5: Friday I’m in Love
So since my little experience with ‘pressure’ in my back we put together a little stretching routine to help out. Its got a little yoga and a little stretching. The difference between yoga and stretching is control of the breath. Nice good diaphragmatic breathing while you stretch is basically yoga. So here is the regimen […]Read More Week 8 Day 5: I never said do nothing.
So I have been using the Who’s Your Daddy App for the past week and can honestly say it was worth the money spent on it. It offers daily and weekly tips to help you prepare for the arrival of your little bundle of joy as well as help make life a lot easier for […]Read More Who’s Your Daddy App