Tag Archives: Pregnancy

Eleanor’s Birth Story

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Eleanor Anna Fields was born on Monday, November 16 2015 at 3:28 am via emergency c-section, 33 hours after my water broke. She weighed 6lbs 3oz and was 19.5″ long. She is perfect and beautiful and we are totally in love. Friday, November 13th we had a doctor’s appointment. Our Read more →

HDBD Week 36

This is me, every day. Hardest part of my day by far.

36 weeks. I have survived to tick off another week on my shirt. Baby is still cooking nicely regardless of how I feel. Just taking things one day at a time. After the fiasco that was two very confusing back to back appointments last week, I ended up at the Read more →

HDBD Week 35

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It seems as though I may only have a few of these updates left at this point. In reality I could have another 5-7 of them, but it’s looking less likely I will make it to December. Maybe. Supposedly. First thing’s first, an update from last week’s appointment. I packed Read more →

HDBD Week 34

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The light at the end of the tunnel, I see it. I need it. Basically every person at work stops me in the hallways to tell me I look tired, swollen, uncomfortable, in pain, am waddling, am walking so slow and awkwardly, insert anything about how shitty I look. I’ve Read more →

HDBD Week 33

Pouty face in pouty. She is not a fan of ultrasounds. Good news for her, only one left!

C’mon time, move faster please. After this week I only have three more weeks of work left. I am looking forward to being off my feet so much. By the end of the day at school I am so sore. My hips, my back, my tailbone, hell even my bump starts Read more →

HDBD Week 32

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32 weeks. Ehhhhh. Do I really have eight more weeks left? How long is eternity? Eight weeks? That’s what I thought. Baby size- I’ll find out for sure on Friday, but she should be over four pounds by now, my little bok choy. My size- I finally gained a few Read more →

HDBD Week 31

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Oh look, I actually wrote a post. I have been so busy and so stressed lately that I’m just feeling very done with everything right now. If I could have just one full day where I don’t put on pants or leave my bed the entire day I think I’d Read more →

HDBD Week 29

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Happy Hump Day Bump Day! I’m am 29 weeks and 3 days along and definitely feeling it. I am chomping at the bit to see my weeks pregnant start with the number three. I’m not sure why, but being in that 30 week range will make it feel like I’m Read more →

HDBD Week 28

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Oh my, I am so tired. I worked through my whole first trimester, had my whole second tri off, and now at the start of my third tri I’m back to pulling 8+ hours of work on my feet all day. I’m teaching my usual six classes a day and Read more →

Renovating My Normal

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I’m writing this from what feels like a state of pure exhaustion. If it makes no sense, that’s definitely why. My first week back to full time work was tough. It’s always an adjustment. Throw in being super duper pregnant and by Thursday I thought I was dying. I was Read more →