Oct 9, 2011  •  In Food, Funny, Personal, Pregnancy

How I Curb My Sushi Cravings (Gag!)

It’s confession time again, boys and girls! And the big shocker for the week is: I have eaten sushi with both pregnancies. 😮 When you think about it, pregnant women in Japan must eat sushi every day, no? And after having done my own research on the subject, I do not see how having some […]

Oct 5, 2011  •  In Aerin, Personal, Pregnancy

36 Weeks

There is now officially less than a month remaining until my due date. HOLY EFFING HELL! I also had a minor freakout last night, when I discovered that Bee, whose due date is a few days after mine, went into labor and had her daughter early in the morning. As happy as I am for […]

Sep 28, 2011  •  In Personal, Pregnancy

The Most Disgusting Thing About Childbirth

(I apologize to anyone who may be getting sick of all the pregnancy and baby-related posts as of late. With only five weeks left to go until BebeDeux’s due date — and just 2 days until Claire’s first birthday! — babies are naturally the #1 thing on my mind. I promise that this will subside…some […]

Sep 27, 2011  •  In Aerin, Claire, Personal, Pregnancy

On Sleeping Positions [Pregnant Edition]

Most pregnant women — as well as BTDT (been there, done that) mothers — are well-aware that the recommended sleep position during pregnancy is “SOS” (sleep on side). The left side, in particular, is favored by doctors because it helps increase the amount of blood and nutrients that reach the placenta and the baby. Sleeping […]

Sep 18, 2011  •  In Aerin, Personal, Pregnancy

My Second Belly Button

Two months after my appendectomy, my incision scars still hurt. The largest — a 1.5″ cut about 4″ above my belly button — is the most painful and remains an angry red. My doctor tells me that this is what I should expect with a surgical scar on a growing, pregnant belly. He says that […]

Sep 17, 2011  •  In Geek, Pregnancy, Random

9 Famous Sweaters

Earlier this week we saw a severe dip in temperature from the 80s to 50s — literally overnight. Fall is finally here! 😀 In celebration of our sweater weather, I present to you 9 famous sweaters from pop culture. Enjoy! Via Bit Rebels. P.S. — As much as I am grateful for the cool, crisp […]

Sep 8, 2011  •  In Aerin, Personal, Pregnancy

The Potential for Disaster

I think it’s safe to say that my body has been plagued with health issues throughout this pregnancy. In addition to the everyday stuff like vomiting (still!), migraines, insomnia, and major hip pains, I have had three more major issues since the first trimester: Two root canals An eye infection which required a visit to the […]