My pregnancy story: Release Candidate

Stories from the third trimester of my pregnancy, mid-May through late July 2018.

16 May 2018

Wait! Weight?

One of my biggest worries about getting pregnant was the inherent weight gain that comes with it.

31 May 2018

Thoughts about pain

Going into this pregnancy, I always knew the last trimester would be rough.

13 June 2018

Contractions != Labor

I am 33 weeks pregnant as of yesterday, which (naturally?) means contractions start.

28 June 2018

Feelings from the inside

I haven't yet written about what it feels like to actually have another human growing inside you.

05 July 2018

Pre-postpartum thoughts

As I enter the last month of my pregnancy, I have this recurring and overwhelming thought

21 July 2018


My friends and I code-named the kiddo "Lord Kick Ass" sometime in my second trimester.

26 July 2018

Almost there

My last high risk appointment was yesterday and my last OB appointment was today.

30 July 2018

Induction day!

I check into the hospital at 4pm today to get induced.