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Katie Patient Expert

My name is Katie. I am a SAHM to a wonderful little boy, who is our dream-come-true after several miscarriages and several ART cycles.
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Happy Holidays by Katie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I just wanted to put a note on this blog, wishing all of my blog friends and their families a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! I plan to post more in the New Year, b ... Read on »
Not the End by Katie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I took a little break without really intending to, and I am honestly not sure how often I will be posting here in the immediate future. But I always hated it when a blogger ... Read on »
There Are Perks To This Job by Katie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility After dropping the kids off this morning, I got picked up by an Enterprise representative and got the keys to my very own. . . GROCERY GETTER! That's right, my bridge rental ... Read on »
First Day by Katie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I have a fairly non-traditional job. Because of that, today really wasn't bad as far as first days go. I didn't have to meet my boss until 11:00 AM. So I fed the kids bre ... Read on »
Last Day by Katie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Well, of course, technically, Sunday will be my last day before work. But today is my final non-work-work-day. I don't really know how to describe my feelings today. Mos ... Read on »
Just When You Can't Take Anymore by Katie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I have noticed a definite pattern with kids. . . THERE IS NO PATTERN. Just when you think your baby/toddler/child is sleeping through the night, they start waking up. ... Read on »
Separating Anxiety by Katie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility As the days dwindle on this phase of my life, I am feeling all sorts of sentimental. Being a SAHM has been one of the greatest joys and privileges of my life. It was my life ... Read on »
Follow Up by Katie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Lest anyone think that poor Will is still locked up in his bedroom, crying, he came out after his TWO HOUR tantrum yesterday and actually was a reasonable child for the rest ... Read on »
So, What Is SO Bad? by Katie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility ****DISCLAIMER**** I apologize, in advance, for the liberal use of italics, bolded font, and capitalization (and some words? I used all three!) in this post. When you have ... Read on »
It's Official by Katie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I got my official offer today. I had been expecting it for awhile. I start October 24. Wow, just a little over two weeks away and everything changes. *** Will continue ... Read on »
I'm An Auntie! by Katie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility My sister delivered her first son, my nephew!, yesterday. It was a bit scary of a start (his APGAR was 1 at birth) and he had some NICU time after an emergency C-section, b ... Read on »
Again by Katie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility My friend is miscarrying. Again. Read on »
Now, I Just Need To Have A Party by Katie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I love having "go to" meals and appetizers, special things that I make when I am entertaining or celebrating. Lately, I am going more towards finger foods and apps when we ... Read on »
Mismatched, Mishmashed by Katie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility It's so funny the spot I find myself in now. It's an odd place to be, where I don't quite fit in anywhere. I am not quite a working mom yet. I am still home with the ... Read on »
Peyton by Katie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I have spoken briefly of Peyton here before. Last November, a former coworker's little girl was diagnosed with a terminal brain tumor. I remember the moment I found ou ... Read on »
Introducing Skittle by Katie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Last week, I noticed Will seemed to be talking to "himself" more often. I also noticed that these conversations seemed a bit one-sided, as if there was someone else in the ... Read on »
Doppler by Katie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Does anyone have a doppler they are interested in selling? No, it isn't for me, it is for a friend! That's right, the friend I talked about in this post is pregnant again ... Read on »
When Does It Get Easier? by Katie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility So. A decision has been made. I am returning to work in October. And I feel as if I can't breathe. Every time I look at my kids, I want to cry. I know th ... Read on »
Forks In the Road by Katie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Life goes along, you know? Day by day, things go by, little by little. Most of life is really quite unplanned once we make the Big Decisions. Then, every once in a ... Read on »
Happy Third Birthday, William Patrick by Katie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Dearest Will, Three years ago today, you were born and my world changed completely. This is what I wrote on your birthday, August 20, 2008. The most ... Read on »