Life update: 14 months with Drew

It’s been quite the year. A busy, fun-filled year. Full of love and growth. My intentions were to keep this blog going after Andrew’s one month update. I had big plans! Well, motherhood took over and this tiny human had my full attention while finishing my dietetic internship, getting a job, and studying for the…

Life with Drew: 1 Month old

The days are flying by. It feels like we just brought Drew home from the hospital. It doesn’t even seem right that he’s a month old. This first couple nights were rough especially since we had an appointment with our pediatrician literally the very next day after getting discharged. At 9 am at that. Brad…

Andrew’s birth story

This post is one of my longest as I talk about my son’s arrival and the events that occurred that day. I never thought he would come. 38 weeks rolled around and he was still camping out. 39 weeks… 39 weeks and a few days, nothing. The entire time I was dealing with What my…

“The Pregnant One.”

I found out I was pregnant the last day of orientation for the internship. If you’ve been reading my blogs, you know I’m in the Dietetic internship/masters program at Marshall University. I remember that day. The interns were touring the local food bank and we were all sweltering because it was the middle of August…

34 week pregnancy update: Emotions are all over the place + New weird symptoms

It has been an emotional, exhausting past few weeks. Baby Drew is sending many signals to my body preparing it for birth. You mamas know what I am talking about. At some point, the body just feels….different. The first trimester includes a mix of excitement, fatigue, and sickness. I anticipated Andrew’s heartbeat every doctor’s appointment,…

We’re halfway there! 20 weeks pregnant -Positively Whole

Can you believe 20 weeks (well now almost 21 weeks) have gone by already? There have been so many changes, some good…some not so great, during this pregnancy with Drew. I feel like once I hit 20 weeks, he decided to go through quite a growth spurt! And so am I. Stats & Symptoms This…