Book Review

How to Be Sick

You can tell from my blogs on my hyperemesis gravidarum that I had a rough pregnancy. When you’re wondering if your body is even capable of bringing a baby to term, because you’re basically allergic to being pregnant, and you could lose your own life and the life of your not-yet-viable baby…it’s a lot of… Continue reading How to Be Sick

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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

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

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