7 Weeks Pregnant

At 7 weeks pregnant… I started to feel better. My nausea started to subside, and food was starting to appeal to me again. I think that since I had already experienced a loss, this symptom made me really nervous and anxious. I feared that I was losing my pregnancy symptoms and I was going toContinue reading “7 Weeks Pregnant”

6 Weeks Pregnant

My second pregnancy was different than my first. For my pregnancy with Mackenzie, I was in shock for days and not at all prepared. For my pregnancy with Chase, I was very prepared for the first trimester as I knew what pregnancy symptoms to expect. At 6 weeks I was already feeling nauseated, tired, hungryContinue reading “6 Weeks Pregnant”

Taking Pregnancy Tests is Exhausting.

In the beginning of September, I had a really strange feeling. Everything was coming together, I was moody, but in a good place. Charles and I started our semester on August 28th. I reflected back to the last time I started a semester, and I found out I was pregnant. It would be nice toContinue reading “Taking Pregnancy Tests is Exhausting.”

10 Weeks Pregnant… A Fourth of the Way There.

On Monday February 18th, I hit 10 weeks of my pregnancy. At this point I had grown used to a Monday morning routine of waking up, thanking God for another day, and opening my pregnancy app The Bump to see how big baby was that week. At 10 weeks baby was the size of aContinue reading “10 Weeks Pregnant… A Fourth of the Way There.”

The Day My Symptoms Changed….

On Saturday February 16th, I didn’t sleep much at all. I was waking up every hour having to pee and feeling very hungry. I had eaten a fulfilling dinner at 8pm and went to bed at 10pm. I couldn’t understand why I still was waking up super hungry. By 6am I couldn’t take it anymore…Continue reading “The Day My Symptoms Changed….”

Valentine’s Week

The week of February 11th through the 15th was pretty crazy….. On Monday February 11th, when I was 9 weeks pregnant, I finally had my first OB appointment. This was the intake appointment where we were asked many questions about both sides of our family history, as well as mine and my husband’s health. IContinue reading “Valentine’s Week”

A Rocky First Trimester

The next few weeks of my pregnancy weren’t easy. For the semester I was interning at a government agency that required me to volunteer anywhere from 15 – 20 hours a week. I was also working 10 hours at the dining center, and taking three classes. By the end of the day I was exhausted.Continue reading “A Rocky First Trimester”