Category Archives: On Being Pregnant

Now I Understand the “Oops”

For years, as a woman who struggled to successfully conceive a child, I struggled mightily with “The Oops.” I just didn’t understand how someone could have an oops, cry over an oops, be shocked by the oops, possibly even regret … Continue reading

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40 Weeks: What a Feeling

September 21, 2012 … Wow, I never EVER thought I’d make it to this day! I thought for sure I’d have my baby girl by now. But God and she had other plans! Happy due date to me! For a … Continue reading

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Things I’ll Miss

In an attempt to remind myself that this pregnancy really is nearing its end (whether I believe that truth right now or not), I’m going to try to list all the things I’ll miss about being pregnant. Here goes nothin’… … Continue reading

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Sacred Moments

I’m unnecessarily impatient. Only 5 days past my 38th week, and I’m aimless, lethargic, and wondering why she hasn’t come yet. Silly me–expecting her to be as early as her brother! So, today, I decided to make the best of … Continue reading

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38 Weeks: One Day

I woke up this morning, got my buddy breakfast, filled my coffee cup to the brim, and sat down to read my Bible. I started with my Jesus Calling devotional, September 8:   Accept each day exactly as it comes … Continue reading

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36 Weeks: Mind Over Matter

It’s amazing how my mind can get so set on something. No matter how many times I remind myself I’m 4 weeks out, and Baby Boo is due on September 21st, my mind is convinced she’s coming as early as … Continue reading

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33 Weeks: More Nesting

Sorting. I often can’t breathe. I have sporadic “pregnancy panic attacks”, my diaphragm is so overworked and squished it hurts, I am stiff and sore, I can hardly put my weight on my left leg …. and yet nesting takes … Continue reading

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