Category Pregnancy

The Pregnancy Blues

Ah, it has taken me way too long to update my blog. I have had some serious pregnancy blues the past few days. I turned 30 weeks pregnant and it is like my body started to crumble around me. I passed out on Tuesday morning for a few minutes; I had been getting these hot…
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Big Camping Trip For Memorial Day Weekend!

We are gearing up for a big camping trip this weekend, yahoo!! We are going up to the Delaware River and staying Friday till Sunday. I have been going camping since I was about 3 years old and even though my dad has passed on and my mom lives out of state, we still go…
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Sometimes I Forget I Am Pregnant

I am really having a hard time relating to this pregnancy. I remember how excited I was with Dakota; her due date couldn’t come fast enough. Now I find there are times that I forget I am actually pregnant. On days I don’t have bad hip pain to remind me, I find that I can…
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Birth Plans

I always hear about pregnant women talking about having a “Birth Plan”. An article on Just Mommies made me re-visit my thoughts on the subject. Many people think it is important to have one, while others don’t feel the need for one at all. I fit in the second category, I didn’t have a birth…
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"Oh I Didn’t Know You Were Pregnant!"

I feel like being almost 7 months pregnant and almost 30lbs heavier, I shouldn’t be getting the “Oh I didn’t know you were pregnant” comments anymore. Granted I am smaller than I was with Dakota and I am carrying much lower, but still, I do have a baby belly! I am also wearing maternity shirts…
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A billboard would be less obvious

Do you remember when you first went to buy contraception? It might have been condoms, or going to the local family planning clinic to ask for birth control pills, but either way it was nerve wracking. You were sure that your mum, or one of her secret spies, was going to be right behind you…
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My As-of-Yet Untitled WIP*

*(I’ve been dying to copy all you writerly types) We are thrilled to announce the arrival of our beautiful new baby girl. She arrived March 29th at 2:58 in the morning.  She is 8lbs and 20 inches long. We had a crazy journey getting her here…all the way to the end.  After going into freakishly fast (and…
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When the Dam Breaks

When pregnant I tend to carry my kids way out in front.   This phenomenon becomes even more freakishly impressive in the final days of a full term pregnancy. Lately it has been fun to go out in public and watch people’s reactions.  I, of course, have no concept of how big I look or how pregnant…
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Top 5 Favorite Pregnancy Helpers

Do you remember your last pregnancy? Did you have any favorite helpers during your pregnancy that you recommend to every pregnant woman that you see? No? You’re not that crazy? Well, I am and I do! I happen to love seeing pregnant women and spreading the love to them about what helped me the most…
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