Essie Ruth
  • week 16: avocado

    this has been a delightfully uneventful week. no dramas, no worries, i’m just sitting back and letting fruiby grow.i know s/he’s growing because i…

  • week 15: apple

    i feel like the fruit choice was pretty arbitrary again this week, but who am i to question the undoubtedly rigorous scientific processes that…

  • week 14: lemon

    i’m not sure how a lemon is considered consistently bigger than a peach, or much smaller than next weeks fruit (spoilers!), but it’s what…

  • yesterday SUCKED

    early yesterday morning i woke up with bleeding. i’ve had a little bit of spotting earlier in this pregnancy, so i didn’t worry about…

  • maybe baby

    this afternoon i watched maybe baby by shannon o’rourke. it’s a documentary that follows six women (most single, one lesbian) as they try to…

  • week 13: peach

    this is the first of the second trimester, and i’ve been feeling great about that. there is so much anxiety and trepidation around the…

  • 12 week scan

    we had our 12 week scan this morning.
    it was great to see the baby on a bigger screen, with better imaging equipment. we got…