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Pairofmoms

Detroit, Michigan
This is the blog of two women on the path to parenthood. We are currently using known donor sperm and doing home inseminations. We have had one pregnancy that ended in miscarriage at 15 weeks.
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Research Appointment by Pairofmoms Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Yesterday was my final appointment for the research study. This appointment had been rescheduled a few times. When I get there, the nurse told me that the doctor was in t ... Read on »
Bloat be gone by Pairofmoms Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Hi friends. My name is Nugget. This was taken a couple of weeks ago, but my moms forgot to post it. I'm pretty cute, eh? If you look closely you can even see me ... Read on »
199 beers on the wall by Pairofmoms Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting 199 beers. You take one down and pass it around, 198 beers on the wall. Or approximate days left in this pregnancy. We are in the 100's now and there's no turning back f ... Read on »
Bump the bump by Pairofmoms Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I really don't have anything to say, but I wanted those pictures bumped. I don't see a baby bump in the pictures, I just see fat. LOL. Now when I feel bloated, the top p ... Read on »
Dehydrated by Pairofmoms Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Here are the belly shots so far. Hopefully J doesn't mind that I am posting these without her permission! You can't tell much by looking, but you can definitely feel the ... Read on »
Luckily there is nothing exciting in this post. by Pairofmoms Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I find this part of pregnancy rather boring. By now (10w5d-but measuring even further ahead) I am starting to feel better. I have less bouts of nausea, less extreme fatig ... Read on »
Lots of News by Pairofmoms Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting U/s and new clinic was wonderful-the u/s tech was great and funny and very welcoming. She gave us two pictures of our little Nugget and let us hear the heartbeat. A b ... Read on »
Fetus Club! by Pairofmoms Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Our baby is now in the fetus club. Woot! Today marks 9 weeks. I'm a fan of 9 weeks. Very few of my pants are buttoning now. Yesterday's jeans had a good 3 inch gap bet ... Read on »
Plowing Along by Pairofmoms Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Second week of school (first full week with kids), and I'm a bit exhausted. I am usually pretty great, right through lunch, but when my afternoon classes start, I find mys ... Read on »
Emotional by Pairofmoms Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting To say I have been emotional this past week would be an understatement. Let's take yesterday for example. My first tearing up happened on the way to school when I st ... Read on »
Bloated by Pairofmoms Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I haven't gained any weight, but man, oh man, by the end of the day, my pants are TIGHT. When I unbutton/unzip them, it's almost like no turning back. They fit fine in th ... Read on »
A little ticked off right now by Pairofmoms Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I just waited 2 hours in an urgent care clinic, for what I thought would be a pretty easy visit. I have what appears to be an eye infection. I am not sure if it is bacter ... Read on »
Less than 3 weeks away by Pairofmoms Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I scheduled my first official ob appointment as a pregnant person today. The appointment is scheduled for Sept. 22nd. I have to take a half day off of work, but that is o ... Read on »
First Ultrasound by Pairofmoms Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I arrived at the office early and was taken back soon after I got there. The nurse called me back(gave me a hug!), took my weight and then headed into the room. The doctor ... Read on »
Quick update by Pairofmoms Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting A quick update since I'm at work and this is a totally illegal use of company equipment... We have one happy, healthy nugget. Read on »
2nd Beta Day by Pairofmoms Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting 30901 Awesome. Read on »
6 weeks by Pairofmoms Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Today marks 6 weeks. About once a week, since finding out I was pregnant (so about 3 times now), I wake up feeling NOT pregnant. My bbs aren't sore, I'm not tired, no hun ... Read on »
Todd Parr by Pairofmoms Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Any of my students and most of my friends could tell you that my favorite author is Todd Parr . I love his simple illustrations and the message of his books. He has been on ... Read on »
First u/s by Pairofmoms Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting My first ob u/s is scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 31st at 11am. The day before, on Monday, I go for my second beta. Good thing this weekend is jam-packed. I will have to st ... Read on »
Grateful by Pairofmoms Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I am so grateful for this pregnancy. I am grateful for having to get up in the middle of the night to pee. I am grateful for a bathroom upstairs (we didn't have this in o ... Read on »