Category: Week 5

Adventures in bloodwork

Wednesday, September 30, 2009 4 WEEKS, 3 DAYS PREGNANT BLOOD-TAKER (reading sheet): So you’re pregnant? ME: Yes! BLOOD-TAKER: Congratulations. ME (beaming): Thank you! BLOOD-TAKER: Uh … are you … keeping it? ME (shocked): … Yes! Then she took 10 empty tubes — at least… Continue Reading “Adventures in bloodwork”

Weekly re-cap

(Sept. 28 to Oct. 4) Symptoms: Feeling totally exhausted, bit of nausea, bloated Body changes: Very bloated. I think I look four months pregnant sometimes. Boobs are a tiny bit bigger, and sore. Cravings: None yet Loved chowing down on: Veggie pizza, glass after… Continue Reading “Weekly re-cap”

By the numbers …

Monday, September 28, 2009 4 WEEKS PREGNANT According to my handy-dandy blog, the first day of my last period was Aug. 31. Today is Sept. 28, so I am exactly four weeks pregnant today. Wow, that kind of seems like a lot, considering I… Continue Reading “By the numbers …”

How it happened …

Monday, September 28, 2009 6:10 a.m. I am pregnant. Pregnant!!! My hands are shaking as I type this. I just took the test about 10 minutes ago. It was my last test, a First Response one stashed in my medicine cabinet, and I almost… Continue Reading “How it happened …”

The big announcement …

… I’m pregnant! Sorry for the lack of posts this week, guys! I’ve been bursting with the news, but wanted to wait to tell you until after I’d see the doctor and been for bloodwork. I’ve been writing nonstop, though, and over the next… Continue Reading “The big announcement …”