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antibodies

so a while ago this happened.  and i didn’t read about it until yesterday, when this happened. here’s the thing.  i was raised to have a very strong belief in equality.  i’m not sure why my parents, especially my mom, felt so strongly about it–if it’s because of detroit’s storied past of racial strife or … Continue reading

suck on that, NYP.

i got a request, thanks to a facebook friend who i worked with in PR, to do a story on post-Sandy babies.  edgar and i had planned to try to conceive in October–it really had nothing to do with the hurricane. but the prospect of being in the papes, like the newsies say, was appealing, … Continue reading

It’s been a good year

I was all ready to post about Sebastian being 5 months today, but then Jason surprised me with this video this morning for my 30th birthday and I just can’t not share this.

frustration

i’m about to put aside all sarcasm and other tools i use to prevent myself from being emotionally honest and say, being pregnant can seriously suck a big one sometimes. i never thought i would actually have a pregnant glow.  i was shocked when i read that was a real thing and not just something … Continue reading

things i say (more) now that i’m pregnant

“i want my fucking colace.”  i know you’re thinking, courtney, how often did you say that pre-pregnancy?  um, more than the average bear.  i find there’s a girl, interrupted quote for almost every moment in your life, and here’s one that i didn’t know would come in handy so often.  in the past, i usually … Continue reading

Sebastian’s Birth Story – Part Fin

Sebastian’s Birth Story – Part Fin

People talk about the overwhelming love they feel immediately after the baby is born. Others say it doesn’t hit them right away. For me the last month has been full of waves of emotions that are more pure than anything I’ve ever experienced. Euphoric happiness, can be followed by fear and then replaced with immense love. I keep having to remind myself that I’m a mom. I don’t think that will stop anytime soon. Sometimes I have no idea what I’m doing and other times I feel like this is something I was meant to do. Mostly I can’t believe that Sebastian Christopher is finally here. Continue reading

Sebastian’s Birth Story—Part 1

I continued going into work until well past my due date, but the day I went into labor I decided to work from home. I was 41 weeks and 5 days pregnant. I’d been having intermittent cramping for a few days, but I wasn’t actually sure whether they were contractions or not. For some reason … Continue reading

The never-ending pregnancy

The never-ending pregnancy

I know, I know. It’s been a while and I still don’t have a baby. Let’s flash back to the last several weeks and see if waxing nostalgic will get this baby to decide to come out. 37 Weeks Full term! Any day now! This could be our last chance to… eat at restaurants without a baby … Continue reading

Are we there yet?

Are we there yet?

On the last episode of Sara’s belly pics, we made it to 31 weeks. Well time has flown by my friends, and in the midst of the the hottest, driest summer in who knows how long, the little man has continued to grow. Thankfully we have air conditioning. 33 Weeks On the train this week … Continue reading

I don’t know how I feel about Marissa Mayer

I admit I’d never heard her name before Monday as I am not what some would call “in the tech sector.” Still I found out pretty quickly when Marissa Mayer was named Yahoo’s CEO. I read an article talking about her rise through Google and thought “hmmm, maybe she will help Yahoo turn a corner.” It wasn’t until the next day that I found out she was pregnant. I was informed of this fact by my boss. Continue reading