Tag Archives: anxiety

All These Things I Carry Now, In This Bittersweet, In This Bittersweet Now

My baby shower is this weekend, and while I am mostly looking forward to it and excited, I have also been experiencing some mixed emotions as it draws closer to the date. It’s been an unlikely trigger and brought up … Continue reading

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The Fear is Real

I’ve been having a bit more anxiety than usual the past week or so. The trigger – it started after I read something on social media – a friend of a friend’s 3 month old daughter passed away in her … Continue reading

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Wooooah, Livin’ On A Prayer

I am 21 weeks pregnant. Well, tomorrow I will be. I can’t believe it. It feels like time has gone by very fast since our first anatomy scan. And now I sit here typing this and I can feel kicks … Continue reading

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If things were different, they’d be different

The past three days have been very long and exhausting and, although it isn’t related at all to my pregnancies or losses, I really need to get it all out. I’ve written in the past (here and here) about my … Continue reading

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Good vibrations

Last Thursday I had my first acupuncture appointment. The acupuncturist was a recommendation from E, the perinatal counselor who facilitates the support group I attended. I always feel better having a recommendation from someone I know and trust, and I … Continue reading

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Watchin’ the ships roll in, then I watch them roll away again

Today’s appointment went well, as well as could be expected. Baby’s heart rate is 166 and was measuring two days ahead of schedule (9w6d, I am 9w4d). The fluid/blood that was there on the first ultrasound is gone. All my … Continue reading

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8w5d

It’s been a while since I’ve posted. I haven’t had too much to say, as I haven’t had an appointment with Dr. S since the July 21st, and my next appointment is next week (less than a week away, finally!) … Continue reading

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