Category Archives: The First Few Weeks – Sort of Freaking Out

Telling the Families

I knew that I wanted to tell my mother first, before anyone else. A baby is a special bond shared by women, and it was only fitting to honor the woman that brought me into this world by sharing the … Continue reading

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Birth Center Whirlwind Tour

Yesterday Dan and I went to tour two birthing centers in town, Motherwise Birth Center and Bend Birth Center. Although I am only six weeks and three days pregnant, I am so darn excited about this whole experience that I … Continue reading

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Massage Chair Bliss

I have been flexing my self-indulgence muscles, a rare thing for a type-A taskmaster like me. One of the wonderful things about being pregnant is that I am beginning to think of myself as a “we”. Each action that I … Continue reading

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Hello Hormones!

The hormones have officially kicked in. Poor Dan! I have already broken down in tears twice today, and it’s only 1pm. The first tantrum was brought about by frustration in trying to get the Sony TV to work with a … Continue reading

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It’s Planned

Yesterday marked the 1-week point since we first found out that we were pregnant. Dan and I were out walking on the beautiful Central Oregon high desert and we laughed about the fact that seven days could seem like such … Continue reading

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Our Little Will Be

It took us a mere 24 hours to commit to the idea of having a baby. By Sunday evening, there were no more doubts that we were in for the long haul. On Monday, I went to the library to … Continue reading

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Honey, Does this Look Positive to You?

Saturday night I woke up at about 12:30 in a panic. Okay, so it was actually Sunday morning, but Saturday night was on my mind and at the time, it definitely didn’t feel like Sunday yet. I woke up, heart … Continue reading

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