evilbrent wrote:That's so... clinical. But a necessary conversation to have, yeah?
Yeah, we are (have become? have learnt to be?) rather blunt and matter of fact about the situation. And my sense of humour hasn't become any less dark.
We planned to have two kids, partly for their benefit - having a relationship with a sibling is a nett positive. Only-children are becoming more common as the birth rate dives, but it's not what we want for our kid/s.
Having Sarah as a sister will be hard on Hannah. As we started to understand Sarah's situation, we started thinking that having 3 kids might be a better option for Hannah's sake - a sibling to have a relationship with, and
Sarah (who may learn to talk one day, but will never be much of a conversation).
Having a newborn and
Sarah made us re-think the re-think. Feeding Sarah takes about 5 hours a day, in half- to hour long blocks. Add a newborn, and it gets pretty busy - it was a pretty horrific year, really . Consider having Sarah and a toddler in a few years and _then_ adding a newborn... it's just not going to happen.
Things will change once Sarah is in school. Things will change if we lose her (it's likely she'll start having seizures sooner or later, and things can go downhill quickly if that happens). If we have the resources and energy to handle another baby, we might go there. At the moment, the concept scares the hell out of us
Basically, we're not making a firm (hehehe I said "firm" in a discussion of boy bits) commitment either way at this stage. So I remain intact.
Anyway, enough of this thread-jacking. Let's get back to the important subject of cycling with a post-op scrotum.
Maybe [url=http://www.flickr.com/photos/davidonformosa/3365736266/]one of these would help?
 what better time to start a small import business?
Nah, Cargo Cycles has been somewhat therapeutic. It's a hobby I can do while minding kids  - as opposed to, say, going for a ride.
 or at work. Shhh, don't tell the boss