Tag Archives: First Trimester

Week 13 — Tri-One: An Amalgam of Sorts

It’s official.  I am 13-weeks along and just when I thought I was feeling better, today happened.  I won’t bore you with the details, but it wasn’t pretty.  In all honesty, it would bore even me if it weren’t making

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Week 12 — Tri-One: My Husband Is a Saint

So here it is, the official 12 week photo.  Suddenly my tummy popped out like a small melon and I can no longer suck it back in.   I am nearing the end of the first trimester.  As of Sunday,

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Week 11 — Tri-One: You’re Gonna Miss This, We All Do

This is the official 11 week photo.  I am starting to show.  I actually like that I am starting to show, but right now I am in that awkward stage where if people do not know you are pregnant, they

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Dear Dumplings — 10 Weeks: Well, It’s Passover … Sort Of

Dear Dumplings, On Wednesday of this week you were 10 weeks and 3 days old.  Wow.  We are in the home stretch heading into the second trimester where Mama is supposed to start feeling better.  I started this entry on

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Week 10 — Tri-One: Sometimes There’s a Bee in Your Bonnet

My official ten-week photo was taken on Sunday, March 24th.  We traveled to Phoenix all day Monday and I was unable to post, so here I am — typing from Phoenix. This past week has been full of ups and

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Week 9 — Tri-One: I’m Grateful, I’m Really, Really Grateful

This is my official week nine picture. I’m sure I haven’t fooled you — I really don’t feel well. The Dumplings are now the size of grapes.  They sure are wreaking a lot of havoc on my system for a

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Week 8 — Tri-One: Mourning With Gratitude

Here it is.  The official 8 week picture.  I am not eating too much more than I was before I became pregnant, but I feel as if I am doubling in size every hour.  My whole body feels heavier.  The

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Week 6 — Tri-One: An Unexpected Reaction

This is the longest period between blog entries since I started writing at the end of November, so I might be a little rusty.  Yesterday was the official six week mark for the dumplings.  They are now the size of

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Yes, They Hurt

Do your breasts hurt? Not yet. Do your boobs hurt? Nope. Do they hurt yet? Yes, they hurt.  My breasts hurt like the dickens.  Finally! It was a slow start.  In fact, it was one of the reasons I initially

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Week 4 — Tri-One: So Far, So Strong 1221

Terry, your HCG level is 450. Is that good? Yes. Very strong.  We would like to see it double in two days, so come back in on Wednesday.  These little chicken n’ dumpling babies exceeded expectations for test number one. 

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