• The Fear of Almost There

    September 16, 2015

    When I was around 24 weeks pregnant with Kaden, everyone gave a huge sigh of relief. I’d made it to the “safe(r)” zone and past where I’d lost Preston and Julian. His ultrasounds were good. My cerclage was in place and things weren’t changing down there. I remember my OB saying after an ultrasound, “Things look…

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  • 6 Months Without Zoloft

    July 17, 2015

    As most of you know by now, I’ve taken almost no medication this pregnancy. In fact, besides prenatals and extra vitamins/minerals recommended by the HHV-6 Foundation, the only thing I’ve taken is about six Tylenol at times I had a severe migraine so bad I was vomiting, and hip pain that made me unable to sleep/walk.…

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  • {The Myth of} All Better

    April 9, 2015

    You know that saying about how a baby won’t fix a disaster of a relationship? It’s true of course, but often in the midst of, “If we could just have a baby…” it tends to be ignored. Because really, what wouldn’t a squishy new baby fix? And then when it happens, you slowly begin to…

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  • First Tri Thoughts

    March 21, 2015

    ::waves:: I’m here! I’ve just been really, really nauseated. I can’t say it’s as bad as my other pregnancies because eating does help, but only if I eat almost constantly and never let my stomach get empty. Ever. EVER. Which really does a number on how I try to cope with inevitable weight gain. Yes,…

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