Postpartum Depression

… maybe I am experiencing PPD. I’ve come to the realization that I really have become detached from everything and everyone in my life this past month.  The only thing that matters to me is my perfect little boy.  I didn’t really see what I was doing (or not doing) but haven’t even been taking […]

Its So Surreal

Pregnancy Status: Week 28 Current Mood: Hard to say; it is so surreal that soon I’ll be using the words “Mom” and “Son” when referring to my life Hormone Level: Normal-ish but needy Cravings: Nothing specific Looking forward to: “Meeting” Ace Right now fearing: Not having the nursery finished in time! Partner’s Status: He’s excited […]

Glucose Tolerance Test: 1 Hour

I had my standard Gestational Diabetes Test yesterday.  My blood was drawn an hour after drinking a bottle of red sugary beverage (that didn’t taste bad at all actually; just like over-sugared fruit punch) and I was told “no news is good news” … Today I get a call from my doctors office letting me […]

the first time I saw his tiny face …

One of the local medical colleges were in need of ultrasound models for their students’ final evaluation licensing.  I was more than happy to volunteer to be an ultrasound model, not only to assist future technicians, but also to also have Ace’s vitals checked and to get to see him! I’m so excited to have […]

sweet tooth

Pregnancy Status: Week 24 Current Mood: feeling so unprepared for Ace’s birth Hormone Level: getting back on track Cravings: SWEETS Looking forward to: holding Acelyn in my arms for the first time Right now fearing: birthing methods ~ researching anything and everything! Partner’s Status: a little overwhelmed by all my planning, but excited

little black maternity dress

… It occurs to me that I’ve been tracking my “baby bump” in photos since Week 13, but haven’t posted any here on my blog!  Maybe I’ll just post a collage of them when Ace is born 🙂