Appointments and Other News

The early part of this week has been chock full of appointments for C and me.  C had his 15-month checkup, and is doing great.  I absolutely love his new doctor.  She’s extremely nice and very thorough.  C is now 19 pounds (6th percentile) and Continue Reading…

Building My Team of Doctors

So, if you haven’t heard…Hubster and I are starting to think about trying for Baby Deuce.  Since I’ll be at high risk for experiencing another postpartum mood disorder, I want to be as prepared as possible before becoming pregnant.  I’ve been working Continue Reading…

A Bag of Urine

That is a STRANGE blog post title, you say?  Well yes, it is.

Today I ask you what struck you as odd once you were no longer pregnant?  For me, the strangest thing was going into the OBGYN office without a bag containing my first-morning urine. Continue Reading…

Good As New!

WOOHOO!!!  My 6-week checkup is over and now I can return to life-as-usual.  Exercising, being able to lift C in his carseat…doing whatever I want!  I am *SO* excited to start working out again.  Now, to work back into a cardio Continue Reading…

Birth Plans

All of the pregnancy books tell you to come up with a birth plan so that you know exactly what you want to do when the time comes.

I’ll admit, the thought of a birth plan was a little daunting to me.  This was my first pregnancy and I had no idea Continue Reading…

Waiting for Labor is a Crash-Course in Patience

I’ve never been a patient person.  Waiting for labor is driving me completely insane.  I am now convinced (illogically, I admit) that Baby C is NEVER. COMING. OUT.  Good thing I didn’t get my hopes up yesterday when they told me I was probably Continue Reading…

Nightmares and OBs

Going back to body image, this is what I have nightmares about before my appointments with my OBGYN: “Little Mama Jama, you gained 10 pounds since your last appointment.  That was only four weeks ago.  You need to seriously slow it down before you Continue Reading…