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My VBAC Birth Story

When my oldest son was born, everything happened so fast. I was only thirty-seven weeks gestation when he was born, and it was quite the experience. Outside of extra monitoring and progesterone shots, I had a pretty normal pregnancy, until my 35 week appointment. My ultrasound revealed a possibility of some type of blockage in […]

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Breaking Out of the Darkness and Into New Light {Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness}

My husband and I were thrilled to start a family. My first pregnancy was incredibly smooth, with my OB literally saying that every appointment was perfect. Besides the normal morning sickness, there were no complications. I gave birth to a healthy 7 pound 12 ounce baby boy at 40 weeks. He was gorgeous! He even […]

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A Story About Stretch Marks

I got my first round of stretchies in the later part of my second trimester with my son. With baby #2 due in the next month, the marks are overlapping. There’s no way of knowing which child they belong to. I’ve tried everything and taken everyone’s advice to try to make them disappear. From creams […]

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Barbells and Belly

I’m pretty obsessed with following all sorts of lady fitness gurus for inspiration to stay in shape. When these trainers would become pregnant and still worked out, this was a foreign concept to me. I had my first son almost seven years ago, and I practically sat still for 35 weeks straight. I was nervous […]

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