A Labor and Delivery Story (#3)

My third child was born just over a month ago, on August 3rd, 2017. I had joked that the labor would only take three hours because my first had taken around nine and second only six hours. I was off by an hour – the whole thing, labor and delivery from start to finish, took…

Being Pregnant is Awesome

I love being pregnant. Here’s a list of what’s awesome about it: You get to have a baby to cuddle with and love at the end! Feeling kicks, jabs, and somersaults Giving your belly high-fives Seeing someone else freak out about feeling or seeing baby move Going grocery shopping alone while you’re moderately hungry and…

Not Complaining about being Pregnant

I thought having this blog would be easy because I seemed to have endless things to say about Morning Sickness. Now that my morning sickness is gone however, I haven’t been so sure about what to say here. Today, I realized why: I don’t like to complain about being pregnant. In general, I don’t feel like complaining…

A Labor and Delivery Story (#2)

My second child was born two weeks and two days late. Since my first was 2 1/2 weeks late, I wasn’t worried when we got to two weeks after my due date. I was positive baby two would be born earlier than baby one, and she was. Labor, delivery, and post L&D was a completely different experience…

11 weeks, a few notes

Throwing up apples is the worst. Throwing up peanut butter and syrup (waffles) isn’t so bad. This week I officially found out my due date! It is July 17. It is my best friend’s birthday, which is AWESOME. My first child was due on my birthday but was born two and half weeks later. Child two…

Throw up and Nosebleeds

Throwing up is not fun. I try to avoid it by lying down, snacking on crackers, eating every three hours, or sipping water, but those things don’t always work. Bit of advice: don’t cough while you are tossing your cookies. You might accidentally make throw up shoot out your nose, which does not feel good….