Category Archives: Pregnancy

I’m 38 1/2 weeks pregnant, which would seem really really pregnant to some people, but I have always had my babies 4-5 days after my due date, so I’m merely really pregnant. And yet, way too pregnant to do the following things: I’m too pregnant to wear a bra for more than 3 hours. This […]

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So many people said to me, “You’ll just know. You’ll know when your family is complete.” And the last time I was pregnant, I was willing myself to know, but it never felt final. I mean, of course, I said I was done because, well, 3 was the plan. That was the agreed upon number, […]

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“Hey, I noticed my urine sample is still in the bathroom. Do you need to get that to the lab?”  “Oh, no. I don’t think they’re going to run it.” I’d been in the L&D unit at the hospital for about 2 hours at that point with monitors strapped to me to check baby’s heart, […]

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Pregnancy is a miracle and we are grateful for our little blessings that come into this world as a result of it, blah blah blah. Photo by Kelly White Photography Now that that is out of the way, PREGNANCY IS ALSO AWFUL SOMETIMES. It is. It just is. You can be thankful for the gift […]

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Earlier this summer, back in my lat 1st tri when my hormones were surging and my food aversions were on blast, I asked my Facebook page what were some of the craziest things they’ve ever cried over while pregnant, mostly looking for solidarity because I was an emotional nightmare. At the time, my husband had […]

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The guy walked up to me with a look of importance, like whatever he was going to say or ask had been thought out. “When are you due?” It was nearly a demand. I mean, I don’t mind sharing my due date, but people aren’t entitled to it, you know? “Mid December,” I replied quickly […]

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