Taking Fire – A working title and updated

They fought together, guns blazing side by side as they tried to take back the front lines the last wave had lost. The shrill sounds of ricochets zing past the helmet as the two tried to get behind some fresh cover, hoping the tango that had them down his sights missed the movement. A couple of feet to the left a shell rocked beside them, spraying dirt and debris in their faces. Gasping as their ears rang the little one sprayed a line of covering fire as they tried advancing once more, taking a couple of feet every time they moved. They couldn’t stop, couldn’t pause for anything at this point. The war raged all around them and it seemed hopeless; the cries of the dying echoed across the battlefield and they struggled to keep moving. A shell rocked down in between them and they were blasted apart, each flying in another direction. Continue reading

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Having a baby…

Having a baby is supposed to be one of natures easy things for a woman.
It’s what we were made for after all. It’s supposed to be an easy, natural thing. At least that’s what I always thought. This pregnancy however… Is kicking my ass. It’s so hard to be over the moon happy about it when I can’t even keep down water with the help of five different medications. Continue reading