Gavigan, Schehl

back to the grind

april 2032
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Isaac Gavigan ( years), Lauren ( years), Cade (1 year)

Lauren is growing weary of apartment living. In truth, it’s not a new weariness; she’s been longing to have her own house for years, but it’s not a viable option given their current financial state.

Isaac feels the emasculating sting, but he tries to hide it from Lauren. He wanted to pick out a lamp for Cade’s nursery, but he couldn’t even afford it.

Even more embarrassing, he was kicked off the property.

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Births

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The morning has arrived for Brooklyn’s induction; they arrive as the sun rises, and they’re both excited and nervous to welcome their twins.

Head Nurse, Caroline welcomes Clara Sumner to the floor. She graduates EU with her nursing degree in one month’s time, and she’s been hired prematurely with her 4.0 GPA. Caroline is thrilled to have another nurse helping with the rounds.

Clara takes the lead while Caroline oversees, she welcomes Brooklyn to the second maternity suite, while Brooklyn works out a kink in her neck.

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Births, Siew

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august 2031

After a long day under the hot sun, Miriam passes out from heat exhaustion. Dr. Morgan had urged her to take it easy, but it’s difficult for Miriam to not be occupied, especially when there is still so much left to be done.

Quint rushes down to the hospital to find Miriam resting and with an IV to get her fluids back where they needed to be. Dr. Morgan insists Miriam and baby are both fine, but that the dehydration seems to have caused labor, as the machine is picking up on regular contractions.

They won’t be going home until after the baby has arrived, and she suggests Quint get everything in order, because she suspects it will go quickly as soon as Miriam awakes.

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Gavigan, Schehl

baby makes three


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Isaac (31 years), Lauren (28 years), Cade (2 weeks)

narrated by: Isaac

Cade came home from the hospital, feisty and pink, his little fists banging angrily at the air as we drove him home. However, once he got home, he seemed much happier. I could see Lauren tense on the drive, thinking we were in for a rough ride. She doesn’t realize how ‘in’ I am for this parenthood gig.

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Births

april birthdays 2031

It’s two in the morning when Lauren can’t ignore her contractions any longer. They get checked in quickly enough, then Isaac is holding her and massaging her back as the contractions come.

It’s just past four when Dr. Morgan says it’s time to push. Lauren had second doubts about this whole delivery bit, and Isaac was barely holding himself together.

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