This is the 24th year of Full House Lottery and it’s attached to two hospitals here in Edmonton very near and dear to my heart, the Royal Alex and the University Hospital. The Full House Lottery raises money to support the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation and University Hospital Foundation.
Most of you don’t know it, but I had two higher risk pregnancies with both of my kids. With Mr K, I was put on bed rest AKA house arrest for high blood pressure about 6 months into my pregnancy. That was 14 years ago so blogging wasn’t even a thing, back then, which is actually a bummer because man, was I BORED! I could have taken over the world of blogging with all the time I had! And I was worried, and scared being a first time Mom and having problems from 6 months in.
I’m eternally grateful to say that both of my pregnancies ended well, as you can see from those twerps I post pictures of all the time. That was partly of course, thanks to my specialists at the Royal Alex and the Lois Hole Hospital for women. I pretty much lived there with my first pregnancy and was listed as a high risk patient from day one when I was pregnant with my daughter, so over the span of a few years I was beyond familiar with the Alex. [Read More…]