Tag Archives: friends

An Email, Annotated

Hi girls! (I haven’t heard from you in almost a year. Is this some sort of pregnancy email?) Hope you all enjoyed summer and sunshine, and now fall festivities! My favorite! (Enough with the small talk. get to the point. … Continue reading

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Thoughts On Mother’s Day

On this day last year: Mother’s Day. I went to a brunch at a nearby function facility with my mother and grandmother. Neither knew I was pregnant; in fact, my mother commented that I looked like I lost weight. The … Continue reading

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30 Weeks and Baby Shower

Today we have officially hit the 30 week mark! I can’t believe it! I know I keep saying that, but as we keep climbing up in weeks it feels surreal. Last Friday I had a visit with my OB which … Continue reading

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Odd Mother-To-Be Behaviors

In my current situation I am particularly sensitive to, and keenly aware of less than considerate, obnoxious or rude behavior from pregnant woman. 1 – My friend (acquaintance?) C, she of the group text hostage announcement, has NOT yet thanked me for … Continue reading

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And the Card Attached Would Say…

Last month I wrote about a night out with my friend M. Some people commented, and rightly so, that M sounded like an awesome/wonderful/really good friend. M and I have been friends since we were four or five; we were neighbors, and … Continue reading

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Birthday Friends

Last week my best friend M and I went out to dinner. She lives about an hour away from me and we met at a restaurant half way between that also has a mini arcade/game room which we indulged in … Continue reading

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Two Years

The end of this month marks two years since I stopped taking birth control. Two years and two losses later and here I am. It is saddening, and frustrating, and disappointing, and maddening to think about this, and I can’t … Continue reading

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Lend me your ears and I’ll sing you a song, I will try not to sing out of key

Since my first loss I’ve struggled with most, if not all, of my relationships and specifically with my friendships. I’m not the same person I was before and thus my friendships aren’t the same as they were before. Pregnancy loss … Continue reading

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Annnnnnd we’re talking about your kids again

Today I went to a “Baby Sprinkle” for my best friend, M. M’s second daughter is due in early January. To read about my *awesome* (is there a sarcasm font?) reaction to her pregnancy feel free to click here. It’s … Continue reading

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Sleeping Beauty

Alone. As I go through this experience (again) I feel alone. Not so much lonely but alone. Since February I’ve basically isolated myself from my friends. I don’t want to open up to them because there isn’t anything they can … Continue reading

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