Archive for March, 2006

Episode Five: Trance

Sunday, March 12th, 2006

Over the next few hours I lost all sense of time. All that remains in my memory are snapshots of intense sensation and emotion. But this was the labor AC and I had prepared for. At last. The contractions are getting stronger and I need to lie down and be quiet for them. There are […]

Episode Four: Induction Junction

Saturday, March 4th, 2006

September 30, 2005 Around 6:00PM We check into Nason Hospital in Roaring Spring. Room 167. It’s an LDPR (Labor Delivery Postpartum Recovery) room that is trying very hard to look like a hotel room: tv wardrobe and drawers, writing table and chairs, and of course the infamous recliner, aka “papa cot.” AC took one look […]