pregnancy

Halfway: An Update

I have been twice as bad about posting pregnancy updates the second time around. Looking back, I'm not quite sure why I didn't post more the first time - what did I do all day long? Anyway, the last few weeks/months have gone by quickly, and last week we found out...

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First post post-baby

I'm currently writing this post on about 5 hours of sleep without any form of caffeine, so forgive me in advance.Parenthood is and is nothing like I thought it would be.I expected the sleepless nights, but I didn't expect that I wouldn't care much. I look into his...

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Two weeks to go

Today marks my 38th week of being pregnant. According to the doctor that I saw 2 weeks ago, the baby could come any day now. This is equally parts scary and exciting at the same time. Oscar's parents are home from their vacation safe and sound, and so the baby has...

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I have a confession:

As 37 weeks looms over me, I'm continuing to feel both joyous and scared out of my mind. Most everything that can possibly be done is done. As of this coming Sunday, baby Mango will be considered full-term, and not a moment too soon. I confess - I'm officially over...

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“I’m mellllltttttiiinnnggg!”

Imagine that slowly screeching out of my mouth and I turn into a green and black puddle on the floor. I know it's not just me, but this has been one of the hottest summers Georgia has seen in a while. I know it's been hot EVERYWHERE, but Georgia has the dreaded wet...

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Various Pregnancy Milestones

Baby ClassesOscar and I went to our baby basics class and hospital tour last weekend.  A good friend suggested we save our money, because "never shake a baby" is pretty much the only solid thing you should know. However, I knew I'd feel better about going to some kind...

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Boy, am I overdue for an update

I kinda suck at this whole "cataloging the pregnancy" thing.  In my defense, I've had quite a bit going on, and lately, feel busier than I ever have, which is a good thing.  On April 5th, we found out baby Mango is a boy!See proof:I barely slept the night before,...

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