• Third Trimester: Weeks 36 and 37

    Week 36 Between weeks 35 and 36, my belly noticeably grew. And so, I guess, did my general discomfort. Luckily, week 36 started out with Thanksgiving weekend, which meant I could stay home for four

  • Things I Ate

    I haven't been very good in writing about food and cooking during most of this pregnancy. I guess I got out of the habit a bit during the first trimester

  • Third Trimester: Weeks 34 and 35

    We're getting so close! Week 34 This week started out with Veterans Day. I stayed home and got lots of work done, which was great, since everything is taking longer than expected, as it always

  • Third Trimester: Weeks 32-33

    Week 32 During weeks 32 and 33, we made some serious headway on our remaining baby related to-do items. In week 32, we got a crib, courtesy of one of Paulus' colleagues and his family (a big thank

  • Third Trimester: Weeks 28 – 31

      We've arrived at the third trimester. That's both exciting and scary. Long-term scary and short term scary, at that. Long term scary because now is the time to think about what kind of

  • Second Trimester: Weeks 23-27

    They weren't lying when they said the second trimester is the golden time of pregnancy. I've generally felt good during this trimester, and in the last month of it, I even started looking and feeling

  • Baby Moon in Yellowstone

    We haven't really had any proper summer vacation this year. Generally, we end up spending our vacation days going to Europe, either in the summer or around the Christmas holidays, but not this year.

  • Second Trimester: Weeks 14-17

    I finally entered the second trimester. For a lot of women, the annoying and sometimes debilitating pregnancy symptoms of the first trimester start reducing at this time, and the second trimester is

  • First Trimester: Weeks 9-13

    First of all thanks to everyone who reached out to me with comments and private messages about the previous pregnancy posts. All the messages made me glad that I made the decision to share the

  • First Trimester: Weeks 4-8

    As I'm leaving the first trimester behind, I find myself reflecting on how I've felt over the past couple of months. This post describes my experiences with food, exercise, and feelings in the first