Wow! What a month! The fundraiser was a big success! I’m not sure if I’ll do another of that magnitude, but I’m happy that one went well. We raised over $1100 for March of Dimes… In ONE MONTH! If you donated and are wondering if you won something look here for the list of winners.
Ok, enough of that! Not to belittle it, it’s just that if I type that out one more time I may go crazy!
For those of you who disappeared for a month and are maybe wondering if you missed some kind of big announcement I may have delivered… You didn’t. Don’t worry.
While I was “away”, I wrote in my journal a lot, and I Twittered a lot. Some of which I’ll share with you later.
I had a lot of time to think about this whole “stress thing” that people always talk about. I’m not sure what’s more stressful to me… Actually thinking about the reproduction process and how it works, or having people tell me NOT to think about it, forget about it, and “stop stressing about it.”
I KNOW everyone is well meaning, I really do. But at what point will people believe that I’M NOT STRESSING?
Really, cause I’d tell you if I was. No really… I would.
Conversations (on Twitter, cause I don’t have conversations like this in real life) have started to go like this:
Twitter friend: “How are you doing? How’s baby makin’?”
Me: “Oh good. I’ll know in a couple of weeks.”
Twitter friend: “Well don’t think about it!”
Twitter friend 2: “Do you know if you’re pregnant yet?”
Me: “No, I actually don’t even know what DPO I’m on.”
Twitter friend 2: “DPO? Don’t talk like that… Don’t think about TTC!”
Me: “Question: What kind of early pregnancy symptoms did you notice?”
Twitter friends 3-23: “@FutureMama: Why are you asking that! Stop stressing about it, it will happen!!!”
I’m a curious person, and I am interested in the topics of birth, pregnancy, and achieving that. So I tend to write about it a lot, ask questions about it… It doesn’t mean it’s because I’m stressing about every little thing TTC… It just means I’m asking a question, curious about your opinions!
I think I get more stressed out trying to convince people I’m not stressing out than with the actual stress of the process.
I mean it would be one thing if I was like crying and stressing about it all of the time, but really, I think other things stress me out more than this! Sure… This is one of the most important things in my life right now, but knowing that stress in a hindrance, don’t you think I’d try to take it easy?
Again, I know people are just trying to be nice, but if you know someone who is TTC here’s a tip… Don’t tell them to relax, it’ll probably just be annoying! Or is it just me?
Speaking of eliminating stress, today is the last day you can vote for me as Best Fertility Blog! I’m so excited to have been nominated and if I win I have a chance to win $1000… Good for future baby right?! The other main contender and I keep going back and forth and has a great blog too so visit her too (but vote for me! haha)