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Forum: Queer Parenting   10-11-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 21,399
Posted By dandylez
Hi everyone! I know it’s been a long time and...

Hi everyone!
I know it’s been a long time and I’m sorry!  Things got really busy towards the end of our NICU stay as we took on more and more of his care and worked on BFing.  But we’re home since...
Forum: Queer Parenting   07-25-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 21,399
Posted By dandylez
Hi everyone, I haven't been here in awhile, but...

Hi everyone, I haven't been here in awhile, but I wanted to check in and say hello.
 
Carmen, my heart is heavy for you. I'm so sorry that this appears to be happening again, and I'm sending you...
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   07-25-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,275
Posted By dandylez
Thanks to you both! I'm realizing how different...

Thanks to you both! I'm realizing how different all the NICU experiences are, as you've said. Our little boy is growing bigger and stronger everyday, and we're hanging in. It's so great to hear...
Forum: Queer Parenting   07-11-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 21,399
Posted By dandylez
Thank you, thank you for all your wonderful...

Thank you, thank you for all your wonderful thoughts and love. It means the world to me to have you all here.
 
Carmen, I just wanted to send you a hug. You do not deserve this, and I truly hope...
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   07-10-2012, 06:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,275
Posted By dandylez
Thanks so much for all of this, Chrisa! It's so...

Thanks so much for all of this, Chrisa! It's so appreciated. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/joy.gif
Forum: Queer Parenting   07-09-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 21,399
Posted By dandylez
Carmen, I'm so, so sorry! I'm sending you and...

Carmen, I'm so, so sorry! I'm sending you and your partner hugs and love right now, and thinking of you both.
 
Amanda, thank you for all the tips. We have a ring sling and a panda wrap (a bamboo...
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   07-07-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,275
Posted By dandylez
Hi there, I'm new here. Our beautiful little...

Hi there,
I'm new here. Our beautiful little boy was born on June 28th at 26w4d. It was completely unexpected; we'd had a very healthy pregnancy, but it turns out my placenta was infected (GBS) and...
Forum: Queer Parenting   07-06-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 21,399
Posted By dandylez
Just a quick drop-in...   Adair is doing...

Just a quick drop-in...
 
Adair is doing really well, thankfully. He's taking 4ml of my milk through his feeding tube every 2 hours, and they'll keep increasing it daily.  I'm pumping every 2-3...
Forum: Queer Parenting   07-02-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 21,399
Posted By dandylez
Here's a pic of him from this morning. He's...

Here's a pic of him from this morning. He's doing well. They did the spinal tap last night, and they believe he is meningitic although he's not acting at all like he is. He's been on the antibiotics...
Forum: Queer Parenting   07-02-2012, 05:49 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 21,399
Posted By dandylez
hi everyone, we're heading to the hospital in a...

hi everyone, we're heading to the hospital in a few minutes. I just wanted to send a quick update. Adair is doing really well. He's breathing on his own, and is taking my milk (1ml every 4 hours...
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-29-2012, 02:16 AM
Replies: 670
Views: 25,600
Posted By dandylez
Hi everyone, I'm writing this at 4am here. I...

Hi everyone, I'm writing this at 4am here. I should be sleeping but I woke up an hour ago with mind and emotions racing. The last 24 hours have been a whirlwind. Our beautiful and tiny boy was born...
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-26-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 25,600
Posted By dandylez
Carmen, congrats again! Thinking about you every...

Carmen, congrats again! Thinking about you every day and sending tons of sticky vibes! When are you going in for your next beta? 184 is still a very strong number, and it only matters that it...
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-26-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 5,745
Posted By dandylez
hey Outdoorsy,   DP is taking the "mom"...

hey Outdoorsy,
 
DP is taking the "mom" name, partly because we want her to have that connection as the NGP and partly because she's Canadian by birth and this is the title that's most familiar to...
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-22-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 5,627
Posted By dandylez
CARMEN!!!! So exciting! Com'on sticky bean!!...

CARMEN!!!! So exciting! Com'on sticky bean!! Stick, stick, stick!!!
 ...
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-22-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 25,600
Posted By dandylez
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by justrose13 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-22-2012, 06:24 AM
Replies: 670
Views: 25,600
Posted By dandylez
Brite, thinking about you today. I know that all...

Brite, thinking about you today. I know that all will be well, and you'll soon be holding your sweet daughter in your arms. Much love to the three of you.
 
KS, thinking about you too. Happy due...
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-19-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 5,745
Posted By dandylez
Great question! Ours is an all-female household...

Great question! Ours is an all-female household -- our dog and our two cats just happen to be females too -- so what on earth would we do with a boy?...
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-19-2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 5,745
Posted By dandylez
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by DesertSunsets http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1354071/qqotd-queer-question-of-the-day/80#post_17018339)
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Forum: Queer Parenting   06-18-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 5,745
Posted By dandylez
We had a family BBQ for my dad on Saturday night...

We had a family BBQ for my dad on Saturday night at our place, and he and I will be going on Friday for pedicures together as his gift. He loves pedicures, but this is the first time we've made it a...
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-15-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 670
Views: 25,600
Posted By dandylez
Welcome and congrats, Whoabethy! What a...

Welcome and congrats, Whoabethy! What a beautiful pic of your family! Your DD is a cutie!
 
Thanks for the lovely comments, everyone!
 
Planet, you look fabulous!! I haven't had anyone come up...
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-13-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 670
Views: 25,600
Posted By dandylez
KS, I echo Nos' thoughts on the cloth diapering...

KS, I echo Nos' thoughts on the cloth diapering post. We've decided to go with a local diaper service, who are reasonably priced and very environmentally conscious and toxic-free, but your post...
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-13-2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 5,627
Posted By dandylez
Krista, I'm wishing you the best! I know you...

Krista, I'm wishing you the best! I know you have a few months ahead of you, but I'll be thinking of you through the summer, and sending lots of strong baby vibes your way. I hope this is it!
 ...
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-12-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 25,600
Posted By dandylez
Seraf, I hope Shay is ok! Glad that you had a...

Seraf, I hope Shay is ok! Glad that you had a positive experience at the hospital. The 2nd trimester has been great! Lots of heartburn, but that's it. I'm loving feeling the baby kick so much, and...
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-12-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 5,745
Posted By dandylez
Planning to go to Toronto Pride. I haven't been...

Planning to go to Toronto Pride. I haven't been in 5+ years, and have never been with DP.  We'll probably watch the Dyke march on Saturday, and then sit in a shady beer garden on Sunday and visit...
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-12-2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 670
Views: 25,600
Posted By dandylez
Desert, just for you......

Desert, just for you... http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/winky.gif  They aren't as exciting as your wonderful beach pics, but here I am at 24 weeks. I'm getting sooo excited, like Christmas...
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