Monthly Archives: March 2010

The Unexpected …

… we thought we were prepared for anything the little guy decided to throw our way. We were not, however, prepared for the possibility that we would spend the first 12 days of his life camped out in the Neonatal … Continue reading

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My Labor Story / Oliver’s Birth Story

It was about 6:30 in the evening on Monday, March 15th, and Vik and I had just gotten home from a long walk outside. Vik was working on a presentation and I was watching some random television show on TLC … Continue reading

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Hello World!

We are so excited to announce that Oliver Jayanand* N_____ entered the world on Tuesday, March 16, 2010, at 7:33 am. He weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 20 inches long. He has huge brown eyes (framed by long … Continue reading

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Nesting (and an Update)

When people find out I am overdue, they assume I must be going absolutely crazy. While I am increasingly anxious to meet my little guy, I have to admit that I have enjoyed having these extra few days to sleep, … Continue reading

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Well (Past) Done

The timer has popped out — this baby is officially fully cooked! Now if only I could figure out how to get him out of the oven …

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Lost and Found

Five years ago this May, Vik and I got married. We had a beautiful wedding in my rural Virginia hometown. The reception was in my grandparents’ front yard. Everything about the day was perfect. A very talented photographer friend of … Continue reading

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Stick a Fork in Me, I’m Done!

Today is my due date, but apparently Master Duck did not get the memo. Either that or he runs on I.S.T. (Indian Standard Time) like his father. I have been reading articles with titles like “Ten Signs You are About … Continue reading

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