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About father at 54

Who would you love to connect with via your blog? I would love to connect with people who sent me money. Or presents. Or both.

Dr. Jeykll and Mr. Hyde

My father ruled by intimidation. He was an imposing man with a quick temper. When you were in trouble, you made sure you went by him fast enough to catch the inevitable swat on the upswing. When he yelled, there was … Continue reading

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Worst Christmas ever

I have many things to be thankful for. Aidan is a happy, healthy, giggly little 4 month old.  He is quick to smile at anyone he meets, rarely ever fusses, sleeps through the night, and is willingly handed off to … Continue reading

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They try to prepare you…but

I can’t believe how exhausted I am.  I walk around like a Zombie most of the time.  I honestly don’t know how anyone has more than one child.  Don’t they remember this part of the deal?

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Future Boy’s Secret Identity Revealed!

Aidan James Born Aug 11, 2014 at 3:40 am 21″ long 6 pounds, 14 ounces Mom and baby are doing great!  

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Harry Potter

If Future Boy is born tomorrow, it will be on the same day as Harry Potter.  This does not mean we will be naming him Harry.

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The baby won’t wait…

The due date for future boy was 08/16. Last week we saw the baby doc and my wife was 1.5″ dilated. The Dr. thought that my wife was likely going to deliver early. She said we would know after this … Continue reading

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post surgery

It’s now obvious that i came back too soon.  I can’t sit up, can’t lean forward, can’t make it through a full day at work.  When I try, my abdomen swells up, and sitting and leaning are next to impossible. … Continue reading

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33 Weeks – 48 days to go

Future boy weighs about 4 pounds, is about the size of a pineapple, and has passed the 17 inch mark.  My wife’s feet are starting to swell, and last week she found stretch marks under her stomach that I knew … Continue reading

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First day back at work

Today was my first day back at work after the surgery…and I only made it 4 hours.  The act of sitting upright and leaning forward was as uncomfortable as I was afraid it was going to be.  It didn’t help … Continue reading

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So this happened…

In March, I weighed 240 pounds and started dieting and exercising.  I managed to lose around 2 pounds a week until I stalled at 228 pounds.  Much of that was because I stopped walking my 10,000 steps each day because … Continue reading

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