Without having regular menstrual cycles, it’s easy to feel like your body’s gone rogue. While it’s normal (and expected) to experience the lack of a period after giving birth, I was feeling anxious about its continued absence at 20 months postpartum. The sheer amount of pregnancy tests that I took in the last year is… Continue reading Worried About No Period Almost 2 Years Postpartum? I was too.
Let me start off by saying that this baby has taught me to have patience, trust, and an open mind. Like many (if not all) new mothers, I started this pregnancy with little to no expectations. I knew some women got morning sickness while others didn’t. I knew some women truly enjoyed pregnancy while others… Continue reading The Waiting Game: 39 Weeks Pregnant
I never knew how interested I would be in learning about what other expectant mothers pack in their hospital bags. I would seriously hate to know how many YouTube videos I’ve watched about labor & delivery, newborn life, and hospital bag packing. Well here is my chance to add to the massive pool of pregnant… Continue reading Packing My Hospital Bag: It’s Almost Baby Time
I can't believe I just ordered postpartum essentials for my hospital bag. My little man is going to be here before I know it, and it is blowing my mind. You would think my bowling ball of a stomach would make his imminent arrival feel more real, but I have gotten used to my body… Continue reading Third Trimester Update- 34 Weeks
If you follow me on Instagram, you probably know that recently I have been enjoying baking sweet treats and cooking delicious vegetarian food. It’s not that I just decided to start taking pictures now for the first time. It’s that this is the first time in my adult life that I am not afraid of… Continue reading How Pregnancy Changed My Perspective of Food
Hello 23 weeks! This boy is growing so fast. I knew going into this pregnancy that I would probably have a good-sized bump given that I have a short torso and a small frame overall. That said, I didn't expect how quickly it would happen. There is virtually no space between my ribs, bra line,… Continue reading Pregnancy Update: 23 Weeks- Body Image, Preparing During Social Distancing
Let me just say… My life has been filled with so much love and joy since telling the world about my precious baby. For someone who feels especially loved via words, there is nothing better than having those around you give support and wisdom. Even though I still have two-thirds of my pregnancy left to… Continue reading The Best Thing We’ve Ever Made