6 Weeks BUMPdate! – Ultrasound, Morning Sickness, and Hamburger Cravings! Oh My!

February 3, 2017

. I finally know my official due date! I had a dating ultrasound today, and the sonographer confirmed that I am indeed 6 weeks pregnant (not nearly 9 like my LMP suggested) and that my due date is September 25th! Knowing my body, there’s a possibility for an October baby. I know I’ll want to slap myself for saying that when I reach the end of my pregnancy and wanting…


Even Miracles Take a Little Time! ANNOUNCEMENT!

January 14, 2017

After nearly eighteen months of trying to conceive, month after month of tears over negative tests, countless OPKs and fertility meds, and everything else under the infertility sun…we have an announcement to make… We’re FINALLY pregnant!!! I am due September 9th, 2017. OMG…I HAVE A DUE DATE!!! To say that I am over the moon excited is the understatement of the year. I’ve waited so long (albeit not exactly patiently),…


Operation Baby Bump: Cycle Three Results

December 10, 2015

It’s that time of month! Time to give you guys an update on my TTC efforts and if I actually got pregnant this cycle. I’m not going to draw this out. I’m not pregnant. I’m handling this a lot better than I did the previous cycle, even though our BD (learn about TTC lingo by clicking this link) timing was pretty precise. I started testing at 7dpo, but I began…


The Pros and Cons of Getting the Paragard IUD

July 10, 2015

So…you’re thinking of having a copper T-shaped coil shoved up into your uterus? Like with most things in life, it’s best to research your options and the pros and cons of those options. All birth control methods have a laundry list of potential positives, negatives and risks. While I haven’t personally experienced some of the con’s (or even the pro’s), I still decided to include them so you know what…


5 Important Reasons to NOT Be Induced

July 3, 2015

Pregnancy tends to go rather slowly, but the last month feels like 34 months. We get anxious to meet our little ones. We guess their hair color, eye color, skin complexion, weight, height, and if they’ll have all ten fingers and all ten toes. While there are definitely appropriate reasons to opt for an induction (such as gestational diabetes and preeclampsia), there are also plenty of reasons to choose not to.  1.)…