The First Trimester is the Worst Trimester (and other reasons I’m telling you I’m pregnant)

My left eye won’t stop twitching. I sleep nine hours a night, take hours long naps, and I’m still exhausted. I feel like if I grit my teeth really hard, I might not retch, but then again, I might, and I have a splitting headache from all this teeth gritting, or possibly from not drinking … Continue reading The First Trimester is the Worst Trimester (and other reasons I’m telling you I’m pregnant)

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The Scary Stuff

For all the close calls and near misses that we’ve had in this pregnancy, not one single less-than-stellar thing that’s happened so far has been something I anticipated or feared ahead of time.  Don’t get me wrong, I have PLENTY of fears, but I never for a second was afraid of placenta accreta, or getting … Continue reading The Scary Stuff

Wow! You can really feel that fundus! - Third year med student on my pretty darn perfect fundal height.   Most nutty thing my doc heard all day: “I’m sincerely excited for labor.” -Me, to which she replied, “That’s not one I hear very often.”

To-Do

Take all of the classes Read all of the books Assemble all of the furniture Decorate with all of the woodland creatures Put batteries in all of the gadgets Buy all of the groceries Pack all of the bags Practice all of the relaxation exercises/push positions/pain management techniques Overthink all of the things Finish all … Continue reading To-Do