I stepped on the scale at least two times during my maternity leave, and the needle never moved. But when I looked in the mirror, it was like I had become the incredible shrinking woman. People would ask me how I lost the baby weight and I’d reply by saying, “I didn’t stress out about […]
My maternity leave is now officially over. I thought that I would be returning to work with everything in order. But, I quickly realized that I had a lot of unfinished business to do.
It’s been an interesting first three weeks so far. Baby O is such a great baby. I feel so blessed. For the most part, he’s pretty easy to figure out. He only cries when he’s hungry, needs to be changed, or is just uncomfortable. Breastfeeding has been providing him with added comfort, in addition to […]
I thought this day would never come. The last few weeks of my pregnancy seemed extremely slow moving. The contractions would come and then stop suddenly. At one point I thought that maybe this baby just had no plans of coming out. When I was pregnant with Princess, my water broke at 38 weeks. With […]
I didn’t think I’d make it this far in my pregnancy. Between the cramps and intense pressure, among other symptoms previously mentioned throughout my pregnancy diaries, I thought I’d be delivering earlier. I was 38 weeks when I gave birth to Princess. I remember coming home from work, taking a shower, and hitting the sack. […]
I’ve always made it a point to talk to Princess about being a big sis. I think it’s important to prepare her for the big change that’s ahead. At first she wasn’t too excited about the idea of having a new addition to the family. But, clearly she’s had an about face. She’s already making […]
Let the countdown begin! I’ve been feeling those Braxton Hicks contractions again. But, still nothing consistent. I feel it most at night, sometimes out of no where! As I mentioned previously, my bags are all packed and I’m ready to go. I’ve also got some stuff done around the house, and have done some shopping […]