Hyperemesis Gravidarum, Life

A Day in the Life of HG Recovery

I just hit the 20 week mark of this pregnancy. Officially half over. The first 20 weeks were the longest and hardest of my life, due to hyperemesis gravidarum. When I think about the things that helped me through the darkest times, I think about endless internet searches for forum posts and blog entries. Desperately… Continue reading A Day in the Life of HG Recovery

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Hyperemesis Gravidarum, Life

An HG Dark Night of the Soul

This is going to be a tough post to write, which is why I’ve been putting it off for so long. I came up with the idea for it during week 16 of the pregnancy, and we’re now at week 21. Week 16 was still rough. The steroids were keeping me from vomiting, but nausea,… Continue reading An HG Dark Night of the Soul

Hyperemesis Gravidarum, Life

My Early Weeks with Hyperemesis Gravidarum

This is the second in a series of posts I wrote (by hand, to be posted online at a later date) during my time with hyperemesis gravidarum. The nausea started in week six. I had a great review at work, making me even more proud of my time and contributions there. I told my coworkers… Continue reading My Early Weeks with Hyperemesis Gravidarum

Hyperemesis Gravidarum, Life

I Can Only Drink Apple Juice

I wrote this at nine weeks pregnant, but was far too sick to be on the computer, posting things to the blog. I'm currently at 26 weeks, and nostalgic for the sense of purpose I still had at nine weeks. Debilitating illness breaks down your spirit. It forever changes you. This is the first post… Continue reading I Can Only Drink Apple Juice