My OB/GYN wants me to see her every week for an ultrasound until she sees the baby’s heart beat. I get to see my baby’s progress a lot during this second month. That should be exciting right? Well, only when I look at the monitor and see there’s something growing in my uterus. My first appointment… Read More We have yolk!
This pregnancy has been different from the last one symptom-wise. So much so, that some days I don’t even think I’m pregnant and I’ve found myself in denial over it. The other day one of my friends asked me if I wanted a glass of wine. I had been eyeing her glass. It looked yummy. I knew… Read More Pregnancy Symptoms: Take 2
When you’re trying to conceive, there are two different waits. There’s the well-known two-week wait, which occurs between ovulation and your period (or lack there of if that’s what you’re hoping for). Then there is the lesser talked about wait that occurs between your period and ovulation. If you use ovulation predictor kits (OPKs) like me, then… Read More My name is Emma and I’m a Peeonastickaholic.
It’s been a while since I posted anything on here. My last posting was actually written several months ago. I don’t know why it never made it onto my blog. I love Gone With the Wind, and the quote that’s the title of today’s real post has been going through my mind for about three… Read More “You know Scarlett, I think you’re on the verge of a crying jag.”
I went to my old job to get my glasses adjusted (I used to work for an optometrist office). My boss knew I was pregnant – I told him when I got my eyes examined. My brother also works there, so, obviously, he knew about my miscarriage. I was unsure who my brother told, if… Read More Miscarriage: Do I Owe People an Explanation?
On March 31st I finally received the call I had been anxiously waiting for. The results of our baby’s pathology tests were in. The doctor said our baby had a rare chromosome abnormality and there shouldn’t be a great chance of me miscarrying again. Then she asked if I wanted her to fax the lab… Read More The Results Are In: Turner Syndrome