The Bump, The Glow, and The Baby – Part 10

Here we are. November 2016. I've never felt worse than I currently did on Metformin. In addition to the other symptoms I mentioned, I also couldn't eat. I was in a constant state of nausea and "fuck this shit" because I felt so terrible. It's like walking into your favorite restaurant absolutely STARVING, ordering your… Continue reading The Bump, The Glow, and The Baby – Part 10

Absence Update

WOW you guys - time flies. And it sure knows how to get away from you. It's been a while since I posted, so what's new. Well, my little miracle dude turned ONE! The emotions that went along with that were enough to keep me locked in my head. The thing about anxiety is when… Continue reading Absence Update

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

The Bump, The Glow, and The Baby – Part 6

Back to square one. Or two, if you want to count learning why I'm infertile as square one. Nonetheless, I was no closer to being a mother than I was a year prior to this. It's now October 2016. At this point I was refusing to go down quietly without a fight in my battle… Continue reading The Bump, The Glow, and The Baby – Part 6