Why So Tired?

In the past couple posts I have talked about how tired I have been recently. Partly from starting a job but I think we all knew there was something else going on.  We are finally able and ready to talk about what has been going on in the background. So I’ll just leave this picture…

Morning Sickness

One of the most commonly thought of symptoms of pregnancy is nausea or morning sickness. You hear all the time about how it should be called all day sickness. It hits every pregnant woman differently and some don’t even get it. Those women are the kind that I hate. With a passion.  I had morning…

PM Birth Story

Continuing our birth story series with my latest bundle of joy, PirateM. I had a not so great experience with LittleM after we arrived at the hospital that I am allowed to use with my insurance. So when we got our surprise Christmas Eve present of a positive home test I gave them one chance….

Big M’s Birth

**Warning: Image of a birth at the bottom**   During my pregnancy with my first child in 2010, Big M, I was working. Had a uniform, worked long hours, sometimes had to work at night, the whole shebang. There were a few of my co-workers that I was close to and one was even my…

Shiloh and Peanut Births: Shiloh

Whenever the question of how many pregnancies I have had comes up, it catches me off guard. Giving them the answer is like pushing on an old bruise. One that never goes away. Four five pregnancies. How many living children? Two. For anyone who hasn’t caught on yet, I am currently pregnant with Pirate M….

Big M’s Quad Screen

Up until this point my pregnancy with Big M had been perfectly normal. We were already going to get baby checked out for heart defects because of family history. The provider emphasized that the specialist would want the blood screening done and we would have to get it done sooner or later. Believing that the…