Category Archives: Pregnancy

Weeks 9 – 11

During the next couple of weeks we shared the news with a few close friends. It was weird to tell friends – something about the attention and while I was happy that people were excited, I was also felt odd … Continue reading

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Week 8 – Doctor’s Appointment

The little spot on the ultrasound screen has grown bigger. The fluttering of the heart reminds me of a lightning bug. So fast, so bright, makes me happy. We left with two copies of the ultrasound pictures. This was also … Continue reading

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Week 8 – Feelings and Senses

Sense of smell: Definitely more acute. Not to be too gross, but I am much more aware of when it’s the time of the month for certain people. I find it odd/interesting. Now I just need to get my husband … Continue reading

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Telling the Parents

Our plan all along was to tell our parents at eight weeks. We were originally thinking that we’d share the news after our 8-week appointment, but my father-in-law invited us down for a family dinner on the Sunday before our … Continue reading

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Week 7

During week 7 I had an acupressure massage appointment. It was my first massage since finding out I was pregnant. If course I needed to tell my masseuse so she could avoid certain points (contra-indicated during pregnancy) and also just … Continue reading

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The first 6 weeks

My husband and I had a plan. To have a baby in the summer of 2011. September was our “green light” month – as in, it would be A-okay for me to give birth in June if everything happened during … Continue reading

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Introduction

Two months ago, I went through a miscarriage – a missed miscarriage to be exact. During that time I did a lot of writing to process my emotions and just let some of the dialogue in my head out. During … Continue reading

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