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Doing the Doula Thing

Okay, so here is where I try to re-cap just how my birth doula training went. This is turning out to be a pretty difficult task. The whole weekend was overwhelmingly great; I can’t remember a time where I felt so secure and connected to a room full of women who I had never met before, and each day just brought us all closer to one another. I’m not going to get into a lot of the details of what the weekend consisted of, but here is a general re-cap with a few of the key things that we learned and practiced.

Where do I even start? I guess there’s no place like the beginning.

First of all, Dave and I decided to stay in the city instead of me driving back and forth each day (and paying the $15/day parking) to save our sanity and a lot of time. So we drove up in the early afternoon on Friday and made our way to the hotel. We stayed at the Hyatt Regency Toronto – a hotel Dave would have never stepped foot into 4 months ago. But the days of Starwood HotRates are long behind us now! We used Priceline for the first time and it was totally weird.

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Right in the T-Spot

Side note: I spent some significant time this week drafting and lining up posts for the next three weeks! I’m pretty excited about my new schedule (a post will go up on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.) Here goes nothing!

Labor Day weekend included an overdue birthday celebration in Toronto with some of my most favorites from London. I was only there for a little over 24 hours, but it was fun-filled! Dave and I drove up on Saturday, he left after dinner that evening, and I came back home on the train the next day. Here it is, in pictures:


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