Over the weekend, people all over the world participated in Climb Out of the Darkness, the world’s largest even raising awareness for perinatal mood disorders. They climbed to symbolize their past personal climb out of the darkness. They climbed to symbolize their current fight to find their way out of the darkness. They climbed to support… Read More Climb Out of the Darkness
You can read My Postpartum Anxiety: Part 1 here. I haven’t been fully honest about my experience with postpartum depression and postpartum anxiety. Part 1 of my experience was easy to write. So many moms feel that way, and even though postpartum depression, anxiety, and other perinatal mood disorders aren’t discussed as much as they… Read More My Postpartum Anxiety: Part 2
Happy Monday! Personally, I’m looking forward to Friday when I finally have my first prenatal appointment! I did cave and told my parents I’m pregnant. They came to visit two weeks ago and I was miserable that day. They’re excited, but calm, which is good. I know when my MIL finds out she’ll ask me… Read More Bumpdate: 9 weeks
My friends and I sit around a table. There are nine of us. Out of the nine, one just had a baby and one is about to pop. Despite the uneasy feeling I can’t shake off, I announce that I’m pregnant. Then another friend does. And then another. Four of us pregnant at the same time. Wow!… Read More I am 1 in 4
When I got married I had to have something old, new, borrowed, and blue. I wanted it to rain — not only because it is supposed to be good luck on your wedding day but because leading up until the big day, every time Hubby and I did anything wedding related it rained or snowed… Read More Avoiding Similarities
So maybe I’m being weird (that really wouldn’t be anything new). The second trimester is usually when people announce their pregnancies. Now that I’m in my second trimester close friends and immediate family want to know when I will announce my pregnancy to larger groups of people (that is, The World). Or, they want to know… Read More Second Trimester Rant – Why Shouldn’t I Be the One Telling People I’m Pregnant?