I posted a video on my Instagram teasing about a possible pregnancy some weeks ago. After a flurry of messages in my inbox, I came clean. I wasn't (am not) pregnant at all. I'm under some duress from baby fever, but no, not pregnant. Then ladies wanted to know why I looked like I was. … Continue reading My (Ongoing) Struggle With Ovarian Cysts
On October 13, 2016, my most precious bundle of joy was born. It feels like just yesterday that I heard the doctor say "Siobhán is out!". She was so tiny, even her newborn clothes were big. My husband hogged her for the first few weeks. The only thing I would get to do was feed … Continue reading Becoming Mother: She’s 1!!!
It's been a month since I had my little Pepperseed and it seems the time has gone up in smoke. That's easy enough to feel when it comes to the baby. My body, not so much. This part feels like its been forever. Forever and a day. When will the never ending changes just stop? … Continue reading Becoming Mother: Postpartum Body, Mentally Acclimating
After months of fretting about what labour would be like and my ability to handle the pain, needless to say, I had resigned myself to letting it happen. I'm pretty sure whimpier women have done it, right? (Feel free to jump in and back me up anytime here). Losing much of my mobility and excruciating … Continue reading First Pregnancy Series: Labour (Or a lack thereof) & Delivery
The third semester was daunting as the last stretch. In the beginning, it went by kind of fast, but by the time I had 2 months or so to go, it was as though time became a sloth. A cruel pace. It seemed everyone I knew who was pregnant had their baby and mine was … Continue reading First Pregnancy Series: Third Trimester Update
1. My feet grew As much as I would like to tell you this isn't something that bothers me, it most definitely does. My feet grew. They hang off all my sandals and my closed up shoes feel like I borrowed them and they're so tight, even my lungs rebel. (Young gal wear yuh size!). … Continue reading 5 Interesting Things That Happened To Me During Pregnancy
I haven’t made a blog in quite some time. I’m inclined to make some comment about football and write a long ass post about it. Nope…this is not one such post. So if that’s what you were expecting please leave now. If you’re interested in what I have to say these next couple words please … Continue reading First Pregnancy Series: A Husband’s Perspective