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Week 34 Meltdowns

Tonight I had a minor meltdown. It might have been the pregnancy hormones. It might have been that I am in my 8th month of growing a human. It might be that I have an amazingly fulfilling, yet very demanding job. It might be that I am pushing myself to finish up my Master’s before […]

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Week 18 and My Jeans Split

I tend to think mornings are super-duper annoying. That being said, I realize I live in a world where it is frowned upon to ignore people until 10am. To try and combat my loathing for waking up in the morning I came up with a little mantra that I repeat even before I open my eyeholes. […]

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My Journey to the Mommy Club: Things I have Learned 7 weeks In

If you don’t follow me on Snapchat (um, you should… @dezmelfi) you have probably missed the hilarity that has ensued in my life these past 7 weeks. I decided to put together somethings I have learned thus far, while growing a human. Campbell’s Vegetable soup with alphabits used to be my jam. Like, my JAM. […]

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My Journey to the Mommy Club: The Egg, The IUI & The Tattoo?!

I read the gospel of Mark, Chapter 1 as I wait for the phone call from the doctor’s office. The same phone call that is going to reaffirm the bad news the morning ultrasound already told us. I read about Jesus being baptized and about him calling his disciples, his chosen people, to come follow […]

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My Journey to the Mommy Club: My Last Ugly Cry of 2015

I was pretending it wasn’t really going to have to happen. If I whistled past the graveyard on this one maybe, just maybe I could get by without having to stab myself with a syringe full of baby making medicine. With the hustle and bustle of the holidays I had actually forgotten about the process […]

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