The Bump, The Glow, and The Baby – Part 9

In some ways, it felt like I was starting over again. And in some ways, I was. We had scheduled the repeat sonohysterogram (SHG, for short - seriously that's a long word to keep typing, guys). At this point, I wasn’t afraid of these tests anymore. I had spent hours holed up in the fetal… Continue reading The Bump, The Glow, and The Baby – Part 9

Anxiety

Trigger warning: Intrusive thoughts and discussion of suicidal thoughts. If you are experiencing suicidal thoughts, please text 'HOME' to 741741 and chat with a crisis counselor. Credit: Facebook Today you're getting a bonus post. It's been a particularly rough few days. I'm learning as a new mom that my clueless-ness is a new trigger for… Continue reading Anxiety

The Bump, The Glow, and The Baby – Part 8

Trigger warning: Anxiety, job loss Amidst all of these road blocks, I had switched jobs four times in search of better insurance coverage. I had worked for the same hospital for almost three years coding medical records. Basically, if you go to the hospital for pneumonia, there's a code for that. That code tells insurance… Continue reading The Bump, The Glow, and The Baby – Part 8