Guilt, Coercion, Threats – A New Mom Changes Her Mind – SOS In Action

UPDATE: Almost $1100 was raised for Clara in less than 24 hours! You are all amazing!! As some of you may know, we are in the process of legitimizing our grassroots organization called Saving Our Sisters (SOS). The goal of SOS is to help vulnerable women avoid adoption relinquishment. Over the past couple of years … Continue reading Guilt, Coercion, Threats – A New Mom Changes Her Mind – SOS In Action

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The Longest Labor Part 3

For part 1 go here: The Longest Labor Part 1 For part 2 go here: The Longest Labor Part 2 It took the Pitocin about an hour to kick things into full gear. As that hour ticked by my contractions became stronger, more intense and unbearable. By the time 2 hours had passed I knew … Continue reading The Longest Labor Part 3

The Longest Labor Part 2

To see part 1 go here: The Longest Labor Part 1 After retrieving our bags for the hospital, we headed to my pastor's house to drop off our 14 month old daughter. This pastor and his wife were also slated to be the foster home that IKL would stay at while we were awaiting our … Continue reading The Longest Labor Part 2

The Longest Labor Part 1

While the section entitled "My Story" gives a general breakdown of my general story, I decided to do a series on my actual labor and delivery with IKL. It has been so very long since I've revisited these memories and I think it would do me good to reach back into the place in my … Continue reading The Longest Labor Part 1