Hyperemesis Gravidarum

This post is a continuation of a new weekly feature at Amateur Parenting: Working Mom Wednesday. Each week, we’ll discuss another aspect of the challenge and reward of balancing the roles of employee and mommy. Want to request a post on a specific working mom issue? Contact us with your idea! Over much of my young […]

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Last week was rough, but I’m feeling a little perkier today. Psychologically, anyway. Physically I’m still completely wiped out, but I don’t feel like I’m perpetually on the verge of tears as I have been for the last few weeks. This past weekend was my hometown baby shower, and I didn’t know how much I […]

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Ever since I started to become sick during week 6 of my pregnancy (I’m 25 weeks and 3 days today), I’ve spent my life on hold — literally and figuratively. Literally, I’ve been on the phone virtually nonstop during waking hours with doctors, nurses, dietitions, insurance companies, hospitals, bill collectors (because those of us who […]

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Today is 4 months exactly until my due date and last night I had a complete breakdown when I realized how much further I still have to go. Both of my arms hurt (right from the old PICC and allergic reaction to the wing guard and left from the new PICC and what we now […]

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I didn’t realize how good I had it before I was pregnant and dealing with hyperemesis. In fact, I am beginning to understand exactly how much I took for granted. For example: Being able to cut my toenails in less than 1 minute instead of almost 10 minutes. Seeing my feet without leaning waaaaaay far […]

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