I had nine months to prepare myself for motherhood, or at least the idea of it, but instead, I spent the entire nine months, preparing myself for one day: birth. And every day since then, I have spent countless hours typing maniacally into Google when I should be sleeping. Some of you read about my... Continue Reading →
It's been just over SIX weeks since the most important moment of my life. It felt like every other morning, I had yogurt and muesli, showered and rushed off to the hospital for my check-up. As with every other check-up, we expected to be in and out within an hour and spend the rest of... Continue Reading →
At week 13, you are officially in your second trimester, for most people, the nausea subsides and you start feeling like your old self again.
As I near the end of this journey, I am thinking back to my first trimester and am in shock at how quickly it seems time has passed. (You can find my reaction to getting a positive test result HERE). At 8 weeks we entered our OBGYN's office and the second she squeezed the cold gel... Continue Reading →
The question mark in the title represents the tone I used when I saw the second line of the pregnancy test appear (and then again when I tested 30 seconds later). I... am... pregnant...? Am I? What? Pregnant? Really? Pregnant? Wait, let me take you a few months back. My "PMS" symptoms started a week earlier... Continue Reading →