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Weekly re-cap of pregnancy #2: Week 16

Week 16 (Nov. 12 to Nov. 18)  Symptoms: Heartburn, but not enough that I actually remember to take the pill most of the time. But it’s coming. I’m certain more is coming. Body changes: I do appreciate that my boobs are bigger. Thanks, God. Love, Margaret. Baby movement: Still pretty faint most of…

Pregnancy week by week

Pregnancy

Baby fever  Stalking other people’s babiesWhen everyone is waiting for you to get pregnantThe loud ticking of your biological clockBeing nervous to tell your family you’re baby-obsessedKeeping it a secret from your friends and colleaguesSongs about pregnant / trying to conceiveWanting a baby desperatelySeriously,…

Weekly re-cap of pregnancy #2: Weeks 33, 34

Week 33 (March 10-16) & Week 34 (March 17-23) Got behind on my blogging, so I’m cramming two weeks’ worth of re-cap into one. This whole pregnancy-when-you-have-a-toddler-and-work-from-home gig is … hard! Symptoms: Heartburn — still taking the daily max of four pills, and it’s…

Weekly re-cap of pregnancy #2: Week 20

Week 20 (Dec. 10 through Dec. 16)  Symptoms: More round ligament pain (a.k.a. stomach tightening/stretching feelings). Dizziness. Headaches. And OH YEAH, HEARTBURN! Body changes: I keep trying to compare my bump to my previous pregnancy’s bump, but I think it’s pretty similar. Bumpish and all. Baby movement: Starting to feel more like kicks. Tiny…

Weekly re-cap of pregnancy #2: Week 17

Week 17 (Nov. 19 to Nov. 25)  Symptoms: Headaches! Ow! Hate! Body changes: Probably frown lines as a result of the HEADACHES. Baby movement: Still feeling movements, but they just aren’t as forceful as I remember from last time, so they seem … puny. Cravings: Nah. Aversions: No, but the compost-y bin…

Weekly re-cap of pregnancy #2: Week 7

Week 7 (Sept. 10 to Sept. 16)  Symptoms: So very, very, very, very nauseous. And tired. And weak. Body changes: I live in fear that people will see me and ask how far along I am, and I’ll have to admit I’m only six weeks…

A year ago today …

I can’t believe a year ago today, I was just 16 weeks pregnant. I was dreaming of how this year, I would be spending Christmas with Darling Husband “and our six-month old.” I didn’t even know Baby Boy was a boy yet. He was…

Owwww, it burrrrrrrrns!

Thursday, May 13, 2010 36 weeks, 4 days pregnant 24 DAYS TO GO! OMG, people! I thought I had bad heartburn BEFORE. I had NO IDEA what Week 37 would bring. Ow ow ow! I am chugging milk. I am eating ice cream bars…

Kick me … please?

Saturday, January 16, 2010 19 weeks, 6 days pregnant Remember how I first felt Little Baby moving around in Week 15, and I was all, “Ohh, the baby’s moving! Sunshine and rainbows, I’m so happy!” Well, back then — you know, waaaaay back a…

Testing, testing … 1, 2, 3 …

Wednesday, December 23, 2009 16 weeks, 3 days pregnant Now that I’m in my 17th week, there is a chance — according to the all-powerful, all-knowing internet — that Little Baby can hear. Aughh! The pressure is on! All of those books I’ve been…