Infertility · Motherhood · Pregnancy · TTC Baby #2

Finding My Foundation & Just So Nauseous {6 Week Update}

There is a me-shaped imprint in my disheveled bed. A bed that I’ve been retreating into as much as possible for the past four days. Right on schedule on the first day of my sixth week pregnant, the nausea has hit and hit hard. The first day, I made it through a workout and walk… Continue reading Finding My Foundation & Just So Nauseous {6 Week Update}

Infertility · Motherhood · Pregnancy · TTC Baby #2

5 Weeks, 2 Days {And I’m buying frozen meals}

The exhaustion this time around seems all-consuming. Perhaps my memory has grown foggy, but I feel like I’m so much more lethargic in early pregnancy than I was when pregnant with Abby. Perhaps it is because I’m chasing a two-year-old now. Or perhaps it is just because this season of our family’s life has a… Continue reading 5 Weeks, 2 Days {And I’m buying frozen meals}

Giving Thanks · Infertility · Motherhood · Pregnancy · TTC Baby #2

My Little Lion Baby {Forever}

*Warning: For those deep in the trenches of the infertility battle, this post may be hard to read as it references pregnancy success. Please feel free to come back when your heart is ready. I understand. I truly do.* I’ve needed to write this post for over a week now. But, I didn’t have words.… Continue reading My Little Lion Baby {Forever}

Infertility · Motherhood · Pregnancy · TTC Baby #2

Lion Baby {And other FET updates}

In summary, everything yesterday went smoothly with the embryo transfer and now all that is left is to navigate “resting” with a toddler while waiting for pregnancy test results in the next couple of weeks. Oh, yay, resting and taking a whole lot of meds. But, beyond the summary, the DETAILS of yesterday are what… Continue reading Lion Baby {And other FET updates}

Infertility · Motherhood · TTC Baby #2

Here’s to doubled estrogen medication {And explosive bathroom experiences}

I would love to romanticize all aspects of this journey and hold on tight to the beautiful moments of preparing my body for a baby. But, let’s be honest folks, there are crappy moments. Crappy aspects. Crappy hormones. And, I don’t use that word lightly. Take for example, my recent bathroom habits. The additional estrogen… Continue reading Here’s to doubled estrogen medication {And explosive bathroom experiences}

Infertility · Motherhood · TTC Baby #2

Undress from the waist down {And other FET adventures}

While I have been quiet for the past week or so, it has not been because life has been slow or the days quiet. Rather, the past week has been a flurry of activity to wrap up all my doula client responsibilities in Colorado, situate our living arrangement so that I could be gone for… Continue reading Undress from the waist down {And other FET adventures}