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Making Peace with The Pitts

With the countdown on to my scheduled c-section, I’ve been thinking, Googling, and crying WAY too much. Until today. I think I’m finally at peace with the status of this pregnancy. I think I’m finally through the darkness, and reaching for the light. I’ve had moments of anger and resentment toward my innocent baby boy…

Sad, but true

The ECV didn’t work, but it wasn’t that painful, so at least there’s that. After two attempts, one to the left and one to the right, my doctor was unable to get baby L’s head past the mid line. He just kept popping right back to the belly button area where he’s been for awhile…

Ahhhhh, freak out!

I have been crying on and off for the last hour. This is kind of funny because earlier today I planned to write about what an amazing weekend I had, how renewed and rejuvenated I felt, and how I finally felt a small burst of that second trimester energy. I was going to write about…

Scary Mommy = Scared Mommy

My post, Weaning Woes, is going to be published on Scarymommy.com! So cool! While I’m honored that such a popular website chose me, and my words, I’m also so terrified I feel sick (no wait that’s the pregnancy nausea I still have at 17-weeks). Seriously, though, I’m one scared mommy. Before I get into why I’m afraid (and it’s…

Fear.

Heart pounding, mind numbing, paralyzing fear. That’s what I felt as I stood on Mt. Baldy’s trail looking ahead at a portion of it that seemed to warrant instant death. Months ago I had decided to join a group of co-workers from my previous job on their quest to conquer Mt. Whitney, for the third time. Whitney is…