Hyperemesis Gravidarum, Life

Small Wins: 34 Weeks Pregnant

I brushed my teeth with real toothpaste today. If you know anything about HG, or have been following my other posts about it, you'll know what a big deal it is for me to brush my teeth. I've mostly been brushing with just water, which is a huge step up from not brushing at all… Continue reading Small Wins: 34 Weeks Pregnant

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Hypothyroidism: A Tricky Beast

Disclaimer: I’m not a doctor/medical professional. Don’t take health advice from me, and do your own research. I had a recognizable pattern of “bad summers.” It started when I was 16, or at least that’s the first time we noticed it. I was sleeping all the time, preferring it to being awake. The summer in… Continue reading Hypothyroidism: A Tricky Beast

Hyperemesis Gravidarum, Life

Finding Peace in Additional Pregnancy Complications

My battle with hyperemesis gravidarum isn’t over yet. It won’t be, until I give birth, and even then I know I will struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder brought on by this debilitating illness. This week we’ve had a new pregnancy complication to deal with, on top of everything else. I just barely failed the one-hour… Continue reading Finding Peace in Additional Pregnancy Complications