Fear

10 (More) Things I Never Thought I’d Do

Back in 2016, I wrote a post titled 10 Things I Never Thought I’d Do. I randomly came across it and decided I needed to add 10 more things I never thought I’d do since it has been several years since I wrote that post.

In 2016, I was fresh out of college, newly married, and childless. A lot has changed, so here are ten more things I never thought I’d do!

Airplane window on Breeze Airways flight (more…)

Pregnancy Diary March 2nd: First Symptoms and Fears

March 2nd, 2022

Hi! I’m here again to write about this pregnancy. A few new updates: I’m tired, I have a dating ultrasound scheduled, and I’m in the process of setting up prenatal care.

I’ve also done that obsessive early pregnancy thing where I take a cheap pregnancy test each morning just to see that second line. I think it still shocks me to see the second line because I have taken a lot of pregnancy tests since we started trying in August 2020 and every. single. one. was negative. I sometimes just pass by the test during the day and look at it and smile. I love this baby so much!

Pregnancy test with faint line

I’m feeling decent so far, I’ve had some night sweats (I forgot how intense those were!), my chest is starting to feel tender, and I have taken some hardcore naps + gone to bed early. No food aversions or sickness at this point! I remember having about two weeks of no sickness with Sadie’s pregnancy and thinking I would be one of those women who don’t get morning sickness. Then it hit. So we’ll see what happens. Taking it all in stride! (more…)