Category: Body. Medical. Unknown.

Carry The Belief

Use the belief others have in you until you are strong enough to carry that same belief in yourself. Last night, I said to Ger “I’m doing ok.”  Then I woke up shortly before midnight, drenched in sweat, and realized “I’m really not ok.”…

Time is a River

Time is a river which sweeps me along, but I am the river; it is a tiger which destroys me, but I am the tiger; it is a fire which consumes me, but I am the fire. -Jorge Luis Borges I remember so distinctly…

Going Alone

So many of my appointments are solo visits. I waver back and forth between wanting my husband there, and thinking “I should be able to do this alone. If this were a normal pregnancy, I would be able to go alone.”

Crazy That Way

My obsession over every little detail regarding this pregnancy culminates when I have to go to my doctor appointments.  Today was no different with my regular OBGYN visit.  With Theo, I was the regular amount of first-time-mom nervous.  With Quentin, the appointments were boring…

The Current Normal

“Give me silence, water, hope Give me struggle, iron, volcanoes.” ― Pablo Neruda My pregnancies with Theo and Quentin were the definition of normal, save for the c-sections at the end. Morning sickness. Aches. Weight gain. I ate what I was supposed to eat and took…