Tag: doctors

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.” ┬áThen I woke up shortly before midnight, drenched in sweat, and realized “I’m really not ok.”…

Leave Them There

You have to meet people where they are, and sometimes, you have to leave them there. -Iyanla Vanzant We talk, about what it will be like “After.”  After this baby is born.

Battle On

“We must try not to sink beneath our anguish… but battle on.”  -Albus Dumbedore, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince In almost every SHARE meeting, it comes up: the innocence of pregnancy has been stolen from us.  There are no “normal” appointments.  There are no…

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…