I’ve spent many mornings frantically eating a giant bowl of oatmeal, followed by my fenugreek pill and then waiting 15 minutes before taking my More Milk Plus tincture. It’s exhausting to say the least and I know that you know what I’m talking about. Once upon a time, my mother came to help me once … Continue reading Galactagogues Galore!
It’s been – dare I admit – weeks since I’ve cooked a proper meal for L. Between the cravings, pregnancy tiredness and just plain laziness, I’ve managed to stockpile chicken thighs, beef bones, and one expensive cut steak in my freezer. So instead of defrosting one of these possibilities, I went and picked up some … Continue reading Cooking Porkchops When You and I’d Rather Be Doing Something Else
Knock, knock. Who’s there? Baby. Baby, who? Can I see some ID? My pregnancy up until week 9 was surreal to me. I felt joy about being pregnant but was hesitant to embrace it completely. It really bothered me that I felt this way during that time. And, like any good thinker, I pondered it … Continue reading First Trimester Prenatal Screening and Natera
Things I used to love: tasty, unusual foods – the more flavorful, the better staying up late and watching t.v. on demand – marathon style! flights of beer that I probably would never order again due to hoppiness Gala apples pineapple Chobani yogurt Cobb salad lamb burger Things I love now: toast with butter … Continue reading Aversions & Other Yucks
For the first weeks, I needed L to do just one thing: excuse me from tv time to sleep. As he was catching up on his It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia on demand episodes, I’d be blissfully – I mean blissfully – asleep. Every now and then he’d pop his head into the bedroom with … Continue reading Hubby’s To Do List
During this pregnancy, I’ve been reading about how some women starting to show their bump around 6 months into their pregnancy. And then there’s my experience. Let me tell you that I welcomed my maternity pants – at week 9. Terry cloth, stretch with a demi band, thank you, Motherhood Maternity. They felt oh-so-wonderful the … Continue reading Maternity Smarty Pants