I Didn’t Know I Had a Rainbow Baby

I was browsing Facebook yesterday and this gorgeous photo mentioning Rainbow Babies came up in my newsfeed. As many of you know, the whole reason I got into blogging in the first place was because I had a miscarriage with my first pregnancy and wanted to connect with others going through conception and pregnancy struggles so I wouldn’t feel so alone. A big part of that was having a “safe” place to discuss the different highs and lows I went through, {Read More}

I’ve Been Pregnant 11 Of The Past 12 Months

Friday is my due date. That means that I’m 9 months pregnant right now. Which means I’ve officially been pregnant 11 out of the past 12 months. That’s a lot of pregnancy. Don’t get me wrong – I’m still really thankful that we were able to conceive so quickly after the miscarriage last October. And I understand that estimated due dates are just that – estimates. But after being pregnant for the better part of a year, I’m definitely ready {Read More}

The Wall Is Coming Down

My friend’s wife just had her baby. I wish I could be happy for them. Instead, I’m dealing with my own emotions, and it’s hard. Really, really hard. It’s amazing how something can trigger a particular memory, and with that memory, all the emotions that come with it. I still remember returning to work after my trip to NY (yes, I had a miscarriage while I was on vacation. Needless to say, it wasn’t a happy trip). Just after getting {Read More}

Scared of Sunday

This Sunday is Mother’s Day, and I gotta admit, I’m a little nervous about it. Today I’m 25 weeks pregnant – already more than halfway there. I know I shouldn’t care about what other people think, but I wonder how others define what or who a mom is. Right now, I’m wondering if my husband will do anything special for me. I’m not talking presents, but a card or something to acknowledge me as a mother for Mother’s Day. We {Read More}