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Oh, Baby! Off-balance on an Obstacle Course

Thrifty Words 100 #5: Working through the pain

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Expecting my second child in weeks, I spent a night in hospital for false labor. Days later, a nurse at the obstetrician’s office greeted me, “Ah, the false labor.” Embarrassed, I slipped on a gown and hoped for good news.




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Julie Ranson

Julie Ranson

Word Lover. Writer. Self-improver. Believer. Wife. Mother of three adults. Find me everywhere:

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