We released a collective sigh of relief once we made it past the terrifying first trimester of pregnancy. I naively expected to be able to sit back, relax and watch my belly grow... If I had truly thought long and hard about it I would have realized that conforming your body to hold a whole new person inside an already pretty cramped space wouldn't be easy or comfortable.
Fortner Baby Coming!
Seven months ago we sold our first house, our "Starter house" if you will and bought our second house. Days after we closed on the purchase I drafted a blog post that clearly shows my optimism and excitement. I held off on posting it only to take the time to add photos. Here is a snippet to give you an idea of how I was feeling...
Moving can be stressful... Trust me I know! We are currently moving out of our first home and into our (hopefully) forever home! While we are excited to be taking this next step in our family journey, the process is less than appealing. Between a lazy loan officer, an unresponsive appraiser and impatient sellers, getting into our new house has been one frustration after another.
Here are 10 of my tips and tricks to hosting a stress free Thanksgiving!
Fun Family Adventure to Comic Con!
This week, a date to the drive-in!
This week I want to give an update on our pregnancy journey.
When I started this blog I wasn't sure how much I wanted to share about our fertility struggles. I talked myself out of my mothers day post as well as avoided blogging after positive pregnancy tests. I didn't want to be a Debbie Downer and drag other people down with my own misery. I have changed my mind about not blogging this part of our journey, not because I sadistically want to spread misery but because perhaps sharing what I'm going through will help someone else know they aren't alone. I also hope getting it out will act as a kind of therapy for myself as well. This is my story so far...
Anyone who has had difficulty getting pregnant has probably heard some variation of "Just relax, don't think about it and it will happen"