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Catching a cold while pregnant (can you take anything for it?)

Catching a cold while pregnant (can you take anything for it?)

(Here’s me being dramatic at the doctor’s office.) So back around Easter weekend, I ran around visiting family and when I got back to work the following Monday, I started getting this itchy feeling in my throat. You know the kind where you try to […]

Worrying about miscarriage

Worrying about miscarriage

(1st ultrasound picture of our baby!) Oh man, I was worried. I’m still worried, but maybe not quite as much now that I’ve made it out of the first trimester. I couldn’t help myself but my mind was always thinking about it. From the moment […]

Pregnancy Cravings & a Mystery Smell (What IS that??)

Pregnancy Cravings & a Mystery Smell (What IS that??)

Everyone wants to know, “have you had any weird cravings??”, like this is the most interesting and bizarre aspect of pregnancy. They want to hear that I am one of those women who suddenly craves dust or paper or at least pickles in my ice […]

Babies: not yet, not yet, okay we’re ready (thoughts leading up to starting a family)

Babies: not yet, not yet, okay we’re ready (thoughts leading up to starting a family)

When we first got married, I distinctly remember Grant saying, “I don’t know if I’ll ever feel ready for kids”. I know he wanted to have kids eventually, but he wasn’t sure if his mind would flip a switch and he would know that it […]