Month: September 2017

Life

A dear friend just lost her beloved so suddenly. Meanwhile, I’ve been spending some Thursday mornings amidst cancer patients and senior citizens for almost two hours waiting for my turn at the doctor’s office. Even thinking about childbirth is enough to make me think about mortality. But for now, I’m brimming with life. This little one …

Weight gain

During my last check-up, my doctor got surprised when I gained about 10 pounds in a span of a month. “Saan galing yan?” she asked. I may have had a sudden weight gain on Week 25, around the same time my baby started gaining baby fats. I barely gained weight on my first trimester so …

September

This month marks the start of my third trimester of pregnancy. It’s also when we end our Nihongo class for beginners and start with our birthing class. For the latter, I fixed my Fino leather planner which I’ll use to track what I’ve been eating and maybe keep notes too during class.      I …