Category: First trimester

Trimester smack-down

From comparing my week-by-week updates from this pregnancy and my last pregnancy, I’ve definitely noticed that I’m experiencing all the same symptoms — and at the exact same times. I had heard that boy-pregnancies and girl-pregnancies were supposedly really different, but I haven’t found…

Weekly re-cap of pregnancy #2: Week 13

Week 13 (Oct. 22 to Oct. 28)  Symptoms: Crippling exhaustion. But that is probably because I am a ONE-WOMAN MOVING MACHINE OMG. Boxes. Unpacking. Ow. And headaches. Body changes: I think I’m officially done playing “Pregnant or just fat?” The answer is (luckily) always “pregnant.” And that is…

Weekly re-cap of pregnancy #2: Week 12

Week 12 (Oct. 15 to Oct. 21)  Symptoms: Boobs are definitely bigger — not awesome-big, but better than those sad-looking, flat, post-breastfeeding disasters. Body changes: I keep reading stuff in pregnancy guides about how “your regular jeans might be getting snug.” Bite me, pregnancy guides! Now where are…