week 8

i'm proud to be pregnant. not in an anti-abortion kind of way but in a... dagnabit, if i can suffer nausea and bloating and weight gain all because something the size of a kidney bean is inside of me then i will gladly tuck in my shirt and showcase my belly (to me and my …

week 7

nausea. if i could pay someone a year's wage to make it go away, i'd find that money somewhere. that almost reflects how much i hate my current state. it's so bad that if i haven't felt nauseous for a while and then just THINK about it, i get nauseous. i'm telling you...i couldn't dream …

week 6

parasite now has limb buds that will grow into shoulders-arms-hands-fingers and thighs-legs-feet-toes. it's growing 1 millimeter ever day. i like the fact that its heartbeat can be heard. can't wait to hear it! that's so weird/cool/incredible. oh, and there's also an umbilical chord. the little leach is about to suck up all my goodness. well, …

week 5

i'm pregnant. oh boy/girl! what strange parasite lingers softly? it has a brain and a spinal cord, both still developing, and a heart that's already formed. i don't care how much someone tells you about pregnancy in high school biology, nothing sounds so wonderful until it's about the tiny thing inside you. inside me. it's growing. …