Archive of ‘Pregnancy’ category

[ARCHIVE] Dear Baby

Holy cow y’all. Ella is turning one on Friday. One! On Friday! Since this is her birthday week and I’m feeling incredibly weepy and sentimental, I decided to dig up a few old posts. I still remember the day I wrote the post below. I was about 7 months pregnant and bursting with curiosity about what sort of […] Read more…

Sh*t My Doctor Says

Recently I had my 6 week postpartum check-up whereby my doctor determined that all was well and that I was ‘clear’ for all types of physical activity. “That includes sex” she added. I almost burst out laughing. SEX? At what point, pray tell, would this sex be taking place?! Between the 2 a.m. and the […] Read more…

A Birth Story

 Wednesday, November 3rd 2010 11 a.m. – I wake up (Don’t judge me. In my defense I had been up for a full hour in the wee hours of the morning with false labor pains). I wake up feeling fine but I have a stinking suspicion that my water may have broken or at least […] Read more…

Premature Exhilaration

You know why I didn’t post anything on Monday? Because I thought I was in labor. Again. And I was wrong. AGAIN. I’m beginning to think that this baby is just toying with me…what kind of sociopath am I bringing into the world?  Teasing an exhausted pregnant woman with the finish line? WHO DOES THAT? […] Read more…

Are We There Yet?

I have been pregnant for the whole of 2010. Just about. March to November is pretty much the whole year. The fact that I’ve experienced all four seasons while preggo should at least count for something. The beginning of my pregnancy caught the remnants of the frigid winter weather and consequently, Winter 2010 will forever […] Read more…

Birth Plan

So, apparently, one of the major decisions leading up to delivery is whether or not one will be taking pain medication during labor. Usually, the question is framed in a round-the-bush sort of way like, ‘Have you thought about your birth plan?’ In the beginning, clueless as I was, I used to be all like […] Read more…

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