THE TWO WEEK WAIT: WAITING TO PEE, WAITING FOR A BABY

This is our first month trying to conceive. It’s been very exciting (making babies!!!), but a little frustrating (The Two Week Wait), as well.

I’ve been charting my basal body temperature (BBT), checking my cervical…fluid, and using ovulation tests to check my LH (luteinizing hormone) levels. I started charting my BBT 5 weeks or so before we started trying,
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IF I WORRY ABOUT HAVING A BABY
AM I STILL CRAZY?

The other night I was laying in bed with my husband. He was already asleep and happily snoring, but I was amped up on some ill-advised late afternoon coffee, so I was still scrolling through Instagram. I don’t remember how I found the account I was looking at, I think one of the National Parks I follow might have re-posted one of her photos,

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UNSTUFFED
ANOTHER SOUKUP WIN

This post is written as part of the Unstuffed Blog Tour, which I am excited to be a part of along with many other inspiring bloggers. To learn more about the blog tour and join us, click HERE.

Have you heard of Ruth Soukup? I hadn’t up until about…8 months ago, but she is the amazing woman who runs Living Well, Spending Less.  

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OMG – I’VE JUST HAD A MOMENT
THAT MOMENT WHEN YOU REALIZE:
YOU ALWAYS PLAY IT SAFE

I am currently enrolled in Elite Blog Academy. From their own website, Elite Blog Academy (EBA, for short) is, “a 12-unit training program that offers a methodical, step-by-step framework to bloggers and communicators who want to turn their blog into a sustainable business.” The course is self-paced, “and consists of easy-to-follow videos, unit outlines,

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PRENATAL DOCTOR APPOINTMENT #1 OF…A LOT.

On Wednesday, I had the weirdest thing happen to me. I was on my way home from work (which is about a one hour drive, depending on traffic) when I started to feel really gassy and bloated. At first – that was not at all remarkable. I’m lactose-intolerant, but still insist on eating dairy, so gassy for me is about par for the course.

But this time,

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WELCOME TO BABY CRAZY AND BROKE (BACB)!!!!

My name is Jess, and this is my first blog attempt. My goal with Baby Crazy and Broke is to provide a sort of how-to for pregnancy, parenting, budgeting and everything in-between, mostly geared towards other millennials. You can expect to see book reviews (Must Read Monday!), product reviews, bargain round-ups, parenting tips and tricks, updates on news relating to women’s health, and some cost-cutting hacks and DIYs.

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