Pregnant Ladies – Read Warning Labels on All Prescriptions!

This evening, I had to pick up a prescription for a UTI.  Since these infections are very common during pregnancy, I wanted to share my cautionary tale with you.

I read the warning label when I got home and noticed that this particular drug is not Continue Reading…

Pregnancy Does WHAT?! No Way!

When we announced we were expecting, there were some things that people described to me that I simply didn’t believe would happen…until I went through them.  Here’s my list of things that sound too weird to be true.  Feel free to add additional ones Continue Reading…

Why Every Pregnant Woman Needs an Exercise Ball

Why Every Pregnant Woman Needs an Exercise Ball
About a year ago when Hubster wanted to get an exercise ball, I was against it.  I pictured this big ol’ ball taking up what precious little floor space we had.  I pictured it sitting there collecting dust because neither of us would ever use Continue Reading…

Bra Shopping, the sequel

Back in November, I had a mortifying experience purchasing bras.  Little did I know that there would only be more shock and embarrassment to come.

Why did no one ever warn me that in the second and third trimesters, your rib cage expands to accommodate your increased Continue Reading…

A Bladder Betrayal

The scene: a cold, Midwestern evening.  Sitting in my apartment, cruising the web and absent-mindedly watching Netflix.

Suddenly, I sneezed.  My eyes widen in horror, then well up with tears as I realize that my bladder has completely betrayed me Continue Reading…

Vindicated

So I guess I’m not the only one who doesn’t enjoy being pregnant…  The Bump published an article that was included in their latest email, entitled, “Pregnant and Miserable.”  If you agreed with me and are, well…Pregnant and Miserable…there are some tips to get you through. Continue Reading…

Weekly Update

27 weeks, 0 days

Size of baby: Cucumber (15 in., 2.2 lbs)

Newly craved food: Grapefruit, alfredo sauce

Food aversions: Beef, fried foods

What do you miss: Not necessarily what I miss, but I really, really would love to go on a Continue Reading…

Weekly Update

26 weeks

Size of baby: Cucumber (approx. 15 in., 2.2 lbs)

Newly craved food: I indulged in some Cold Stone this week and it was fantastic!

Food aversions: Beef, fried foods

What do you miss: This week I started to miss working in a full-time Continue Reading…

Weekly Update

25 weeks, 2 days

Size of baby: Eggplant (approx. 9.2 in., 2 lbs)

Newly craved food: Chocolate, Cold Stone Creamery ice cream

Food aversions: Beef, fried foods

What do you miss: Nothing new :)

What are you looking forward to: I ordered Continue Reading…

Taboo

There are some things that are just not politically correct.  I’m usually someone who tries to be PC, but there are times when it just gets in the way.  I think the biggest non-PC thing that you can say about pregnancy is that you don’t enjoy Continue Reading…

Bladder Kicks

My life is going to get quite interesting as this baby gets bigger.  At 25 weeks, he just kicked my bladder and I peed myself a little.  Awesome.

Here’s to bladder control (raises empty glass filled with pretend wine)! Continue Reading…

Weekly Update

24 weeks, 2 days

Size of baby: Eggplant (approx. 9 in., 1.7 lbs)

Newly craved food: Oranges

Food aversions: Beef, fried foods

What do you miss: Working out at the gym!  I think this is the one thing that I miss most about not being pregnant.  I Continue Reading…