One Last Letter to That 1 In Embryo

Written on Easter Sunday, April 4, 2010 Baby, I spent several hours this evening, Easter Sunday, reading birth stories, particularly those of LDS women. For weeks I’ve known that I wanted to take some time to sit down and write about my feelings surrounding your impending arrival, but I never felt like I was in […]

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Meeting With the Midwife: Appointment 9

Pink or blue? Pink or blue? The closer I get the more I want to know! I was hoping that appointment 9 would be my last, but I’m leaving for appointment 10 in two hours with no signs that labor is starting anytime soon, so 10 appointments it is. Things are still looking great, my […]

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End of Pregnancy Sleep

Sleep. I do a lot of it lately, and when I’m not doing it I want more. Then I climb into bed and the discomfort begins. I spend my nights trying not to count the bathroom trips and waiting for the sun to appear. The bathroom trip when I see the sunshine outside is my […]

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That Maternity Session: Part III

Unless otherwise noted, Bethany took the photos and I edited them (for better or for worse?). Please visit her blog to really see how lovely her work can be! I’ve put myself on “maternity leave”, which means no more Jenna Cole, no stressing about school, and stressing over my to-do list is a thing of […]

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Taking Risks… While Pregnant

I’ve taken many risks while pregnant. I’ve consumed cold deli meats, cheese made with raw milk, and frozen yogurt. I eat spoonfuls of dough/batter containing raw eggs when I’m cooking.  I like to eat my eggs sunny side up with yolk running all over the plate. I’ve dyed my hair, rode my bike during the […]

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