Tag Archives: fears

March 6, 2016

3/6/16 We have started having unprotected sex again. I guess we aren’t preventing, but we aren’t “trying.” Let the chips fall where they may. I am terrified but also, strangely enough, hopeful. I don’t know which is stronger. But I’m … Continue reading

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I hope you don’t mind that I put down in words, how wonderful life is while you’re in the world

My little McLovin is two months old tomorrow. I can’t believe it has already been two months! It’s been the shortest, most trying, most amazing two months. I feel like we just brought him home. But, he is growing and … Continue reading

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Ready to exhale

I’ve been in a funk the past few days. It started Sunday night really, and has continued through this evening. I feel just really sort of down, like I want to cry, and just sort of SAD. In a way … Continue reading

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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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Our Souls Were Singing, Do You Remember, Never a Cloudy Day

Today I am 28 weeks pregnant! It really didn’t hit me until I was in the shower tonight, and I thought to myself – “Wow! I am in the THIRD TRIMESTER.” I almost cannot believe it. I look down at … Continue reading

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All We Want Are the Facts, Ma’am

So as I go about researching and buying products for November the SIDS guidelines have pretty  much already been cemented in my head. Back is best. Flat, firm surface. Nothing in the crib/bassinet such as bumpers, blankets, stuffed animals. Don’t … 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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The Girl Who Cried “Pregnant!”

I feel like a fraud. Y’know: a person or thing intended to deceive others, typically by unjustifiably claiming or being credited with accomplishments or qualities. In other words…impostor, fake, sham, charlatan, quack, mountebank (never even heard of mountebank before, thanks … Continue reading

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Day 18: What Am I Afraid Of?

This question reminds me of that Modern Family episode… where they are all interviewed at the beginning and they are asked this very question. It goes like this: Mitchell : What am I most afraid of? Hmm.., let’s see. Alex … Continue reading

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