In this Photograph composition I’m resuming a long history. The evolution of a relationship, when starts, and every event that follows until a family is born. This pictures are related to every fall during several years. 😉
Last week I just turned 33 years old. I remember when every year as a child, I was so excited to have a birthday party and celebrating my birthday with all my friends and enjoying breaking my very own piñata.
But now, things have changed, no more piñata for me, hopefully I’ll be at my homeland with my twins and celebrating a mexican party for them, off course there will be cake and piñata involved!
For the moment, enjoying summer and still having several proyects on “hold” status, but the most important one still growing fast and healthy almost 8 months old.
We’re so happy, because spring has finally arrived to our village.
Lately we’ve been enjoying long walks during the afternoon and enjoying the sunny weather.
Flowers with bright colors capture my attention like this wonderful landscape.
It seems that happiness is also arriving to the village, smiling people all over as well.
Let’s enjoy it!
We dream, we make plans, we fight. We do everything in our power to succesd in whatever we want, but destiny is something we’re not able to change.
Destiny is what happens even though we are not prepared for it!
I have a story to share, in April 2014 I found out I was pregnant. Weeks later, at a doctors appointment, my husband and I received a surprise. My pregnancy was special, we were blessed with twins. It runs in my family so it was a possibility but also a big surprise! Because a pregnancy just by itself is not enough hahaha
Everything was going on ok. I was working as usual, having a normal life, taking my vitamins, walking everyday, staying as healthy as possible! At the beginning of my second trimester the doctors saw a problem with one of the babies kidneys, so I was having one monthly ecogrpahies as a normal control. Hopeful that issue would disappear, because there was a chance, but that did not happen.
Normally a pregnancy lasts for about 40 weeks, and a twin pregnancy depends on the mothers size, the position of the twins and lots of things, but in this case the unexpected happened. On November 2nd, I started feeling funny, my husband took me to the hospital, one of the amniotic sacs had a fissure. They took me into an intensive care unit and moved me to another city because it was very dangerous for the babies to be born in this 32nd week of pregnancy. So I stayed in the hospital with a special medicine because contractions were getting stronger, and I began to bleed. On November 9th, the babies were born really fast. It took them 24 minutes at 12:21 Julia came out, and at 12:24 Marta said hello world!
Even though they were really tiny they were born fighters since the beginning. They stayed almost two months in the incubator at the CIU. Marta with a small problem in her heart and Julia because of her kidney operation.
It has been really hard for us as new parents, it’s hard to see them with tubes, and so fragile, being positive as much as you can, fighting to breastfeed it’s also another adventure.
Everyone tries to cheer you up, but until you had an experience like this you can’t imagine how does it truly feels. So I have a new project, the best one I could have never imagined, it involves a lifetime full of love.
Everyday is an adventure and nothing is more important than them ❤️👭❤️
Julia and Marta 4 months on 9 March 2015
Everyone talks about time, and everyone agrees in one thing: “Time goes by so fast”. My last post was just 4 months ago, I totally failed my goal of posting every month.
Fortunately, I’ve been very busy, in this new town I’ve got the chance to start teaching English again, the City Hall lend me the place, and 24 students of various ages came to class this summer.
I’ve also been fortunate to receive family visits, because of the distance is not so easy for them to come more often, so we really value every moment of it. 🙂
In addition to those advertures, I’m still on my way to standardize my academic life, since one moves from one city to another its a bit chaotic, now the differences are enormous between two continents, so I must work very hard to validate all my entire academic life, always studying something and doing exams, after 7 years I’m not done yet, but someday I’ll get it.
The most important thing is to make a balance between family, professional life and set priorities, and always remember to thank the people who support and encourage me to keep on going, even on days I want to quit.:D
For the moment feeling blessed and doing everything on my power to be happy.
At our small, fast-moving nonprofit company, everyone does a couple of jobs — and productivity apps help us manage roles that shift between coding, writing/designing and running a full-scale conference twice a year. We asked the TED staff what apps they can’t live without. And beyond the classics—Instagram, Google Maps, Spotify, Uber, Seamless—we found some great apps that might help you too. (A star denotes that the app is free, or at least has a free version.)
For random life stuff…
A weather app with startling accuracy, its interface tells you things like: “Light rain starting in 22 minutes.” It also shows you beautiful weather maps that let you play local-news weather expert. “It’s like a wizard,” says our CTO, Gavin Hall. “If this app were available in the 1600s, it would have been burned at the stake for witchcraft.”
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