The entire month that passed just felt like an endless day with nursing, changing, crying and soothing on one long sleepless loop! On the first few weeks, getting Eli Rei to latch and for my milk to come was a struggle. Since my right rib was injured during the labour, my movement was limited and […]
Ten hours of labor and a bruised rib later, the newest addition to our family is out! It wasn’t the easiest labor that with my weak contractions and improper breathing technique but I somehow managed to pull off a normal delivery. I have my husband to thank for being with me all the way; whispering […]
Happy Birthday To Me! Twenty seven beautiful years in this crazy beautiful world. I’ve been blessed. Blessed to have had a healthy mix of experiences both good and bad. If I were to sum up how it’s like so far, it’s me constantly butting heads with the grand design: making my own plans and milestones, […]
As soon as I entered the second trimester, I felt the nausea slowly disappear. The nightly urge to throw up also dissipated. Specific scents that I found intolerable have lost their effect on me. I’ve heard it said that the second trimester is generally a smoother time than the first and last but is it, really? […]
Now that I’m finally in Germany, the need to speak and understand German is more pressing than ever. In Germany, everything is in German: shop announcements, bus schedule, street ads, food & other supply labels… EVERYTHING. So even without our marriage papers that would allow me to take a government-supported integration course, I decided to […]
Hi, I'm Nina. I like stories and taking long walks. Sometimes I write about those here.