The best day of my life

I sort of fell out of the blogosphere for a while there (sorry!) so for those who don't follow me on social media, we gave birth to a healthy baby girl in October, just a couple days before her due date. I’m nearly three months into motherhood and I’ve been meaning to write this post about [...]

New mom dreams

When I was in high school, I got my first job as a cashier at Safeway. I worked a lot of the closing shifts (I guess on weekends or during the summer) until midnight. I’d often have work dreams and I’d wake sitting up in bed feeling around for bags of groceries. I’d realize what […]

Some good news

My morning task was to apply for EI. While on bed rest, I am eligible for sickness leave until baby arrives at which point it will switch to maternity leave. I’m so thankful to still get the full year leave to spend with baby.

The online application was not too painful and hopefully they will process it quickly and without problem although I’ve heard this is not always the case.

Getting into a routine

I’ve got a good routine going on now that includes writing blog posts, watching TV, perusing baby names, and eating many small meals. My abdominal pain is down to what I expect is a normal amount for muscles and ligaments get fixed stretched and pulled during pregnancy. This is SUCH a relief but at the same time, it’s getting harder to just stay on the couch and relax.

Nursery shopping … from bed

I didn’t sleep well again, reaffirming the need for Gravol still. I woke up early as usual and read a baby names book for hipsters. It had some good names and a lot of horrible names, but it poked fun at all them making it very confusing.

Jesse left to run some errands and my job was to finally just choose a crib and order it. Since finding out I was pregnant I had scoped out a few cribs online but just couldn’t pull the trigger for some reason … and then they’d end up being out of stock.