Category Archives: Pregnancy

32 Weeks Pregnant; Bring on the Protein

This week marks my 32nd week of pregnancy.  Today I was paging through the notebook where I had taken notes about my symptoms and feelings during the first trimester.  As I stared at my own handwriting, it sort of transported … Continue reading

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31 Weeks Pregnant

I am now in week 31 of being pregnant and that translates to “Oh Sh#$% that means only 9 weeks left, If I in fact make it the entire 40 weeks!”  Next Monday I will enter the EIGHTH month of … Continue reading

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Buying Maternity Cloths

For Thanksgiving my husband and I flew to Indianapolis to stay with my parents for the holidays. I had just entered my sixth month of pregnancy. A few months ago when we bought the plane tickets I was worried I … Continue reading

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Showing at 22 Weeks Pregnant

Towards the end of September and beginning of October I was starting to wonder when I would start showing and be obviously pregnant. This would have been around my fourth month of pregnancy. At this time I noticed something more … Continue reading

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I Am Pregnant: Should I Get H1N1 Vaccinated?

With all of the media attention that H1N1 has received, I find it hard to determine if getting the vaccine is necessary. Normally I would not concern myself with this as I do not get a flu shot every year. … Continue reading

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Fetal Movement 20 Weeks: Feeling the Baby Kick

According to OB and midwives it is common to start feeling your baby kick any time between 18 and 25 weeks or so. They say it feels like fluttering or like butterflies. After having nausea for the first 3 months, … Continue reading

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Baby’s Crib Setup

We set up the crib for the baby today. Every time we walk by the bedroom I imagine the baby there reaching its arms out as if to say “come pick me up”. It is becoming very real that the … Continue reading

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A Revisit to Fast Food

Last night I could not decide what to have for dinner. As I am pregnant I have allowed my diet to vary more than I normally would. I am hoping this will expose the baby to more tastes and then … Continue reading

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12 Weeks Heartbeat

We had a doctor’s appointment yesterday. They dump a lot of of information on you at the beginning. They also ask a lot of questions. Questions that you really don’t need to answer yet like who your pediatrician will be. … Continue reading

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I spoke too soon about the nausea lifting

I just began my 11th week of pregnancy, or it’s the 10th or the 9th depending on when you start counting. Before I became pregnant I never know there were different ways of counting the weeks. I also thought that … Continue reading

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