10th Week: Cracking Nuts

I’m loving the “What to Expect” pregnancy app because of the weekly articles on symptoms to watch out for (well this one I skip lately after my DVT diagnosis) and food tips. And so I learned that my favorite fruit mango is good for pregnancy because it is rich in vitamins A and C.  …

God’s Handprint of Care

(Featured image:  Taken from the a restaurant where we had dinner last Friday.  God never fails to remind me – “Take life one day at a time.”  No worries!  Cast all my cares to Him!  His mercies are new every morning!) I was thinking of skipping church this Sunday after being discharged from the hospital….

The 6 o’clock Habit

I wish it were just once a day, but the injections are every 6 AM and 6 PM.  I’m getting better at injecting Clexane myself. On my first time to do it last night at home, I had a hard time letting the needle go through my fat tummy.  Maybe I was partly scared and…

9th week: Going Home!

(Feature photo: triple decadence cake to celebrate today, thanks to my thoughtful husband for knowing what food to buy for me 🙂 ) After 1 week of staying in the hospital, I am going home 🙂 I probably have the most number of doctors in the floor, though there are only 2-3 of us here….

What I Know About DVT

(Featured image:  Disclaimer – Spaghetti doesn’t cause DVT.  Used this as the feature photo for happy thoughts – since this post is not exactly a happy one 😦  So this is my happy food for the day – who wouldn’t be jolly with a Jolly spaghetti? 🙂 ) I need happy food to keep my…

Thank God for Ice Cream!

Turns out that the seemingly harmless pain in my right leg was really DVT – deep vein thrombosis.  I first read about it last Wednesday when the pain in my leg made it difficult for me to go up and down the stairs.  Googled “leg pain pregnancy” and that’s what came up. The article (link…

Busy Long Weekend

Almost nearing my 8th week.  Time is just soooo slow.  So while waiting for Zara, here are a few things that kept me busy. (1)  Self-studying Canon D with a little help from my niece 🙂 Done with Page 1 so far (2)  Baked 3-ingredient Japanese cheesecake.  All I used were 1.  225 g of…