Debbie Downer Loves Outblush

I am terrified and excited for tomorrow’s ultrasound. I’m constantly lowering my expectations; and the fact that I’ve been spotting pink off and on since Sunday hasn’t hurt my attempt to be Debbie Downer. And while I know that many women spot during pregnancy, I also know from articles on Google Scholar that these same women have a much higher rate of miscarriage than women who don’t.

So just when I was thought it was time to temporarily ban myself from Google/Baby Center/all things baby-related, the lovely ladies at Outblush answered my personal shopper request for maternity coats. And they rock.  Just the sight of those gorgeous coats made me giddy and hopeful again. I went from imagining my imminent miscarriage to visions of me Christmas shopping in my sexy maternity trench complete with bombastic belly and a grin on my face.

Which just goes to show that the pregnant woman’s brain is a confusing quickly-oscillating mass between exhilarating hope and absolute despair.

So which coat should I buy? Or, since I just flashed to a moment of despair: if I don’t hear a heartbeat tomorrow, what frivolous item should I spend my maternity coat money on to help ease the pain?

Yours,

Another Maternity Blogger/ Debbie Downer

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One thought on “Debbie Downer Loves Outblush

  1. The trenches were ADORABLE. Definitely an Outblush homerun on those.

    You’ll be on my mind tomorrow. I’m around to talk until about 3 PM your time, so give me a call at any point you want or need to.

    P.S. I had an employee at Target inform me that I look “ready to pop at any minute.” I have another 6+ weeks until my due date. *sob*

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