So I think we’re all caught up! I’m 24 weeks, and writing this to be published tomorrow, instead of in weeks. That’s the best part of everyone knowing now – less to worry about accidentally revealing! Okay so let’s get into it. How big is the kit? The size of an eggplant, or a GI… Read More 24 Weeks – all caught up!
So I’m 34 weeks now and oh. My. Goodness. How is this possible? It seriously feels like I’ve only been pregnant a few months, not EIGHT. Full disclosure – I’ve had a great pregnancy. I was sick in the beginning, and I still struggle with wanting to do MORE than I currently can. I explain… Read More 34 Weeks and OMG
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – one of the most beautiful things about being pregnant is the rise of the village around me, all the people who have reached out to say congratulations, sent gifts and good wishes, and expressed love already for us and our baby girl. Being emotional (as… Read More Baby Showers
“You’re not going to name your baby a weird name, right?” “You’re not going to name your baby a super basic name, are you?” “You’ll be super hot this summer” (duh) “My friend didn’t show until she was like 32 weeks pregnant…” (cool story bro) “Are you having a ‘normal’ birth?” (no, it’s going to… Read More Fun Things People Have Said to Me About My Pregnancy
So we’re 20 weeks. Halfway through. Just about five months along. And oh. my. gosh. it’s going by SO FAST now. I can remember feeling so pregnant and tired. I went through what my work calls an Annual Outage during my first trimester. During the Annual Outage, we all work around 12 hours a day… Read More Oh I’m Halfway There!
In the past four weeks, we’ve told most of our close friends and family, and it’s been SO FUN but it also makes it SO REAL. In addition, I’m feeling SO MUCH BETTER. I can’t believe how much fun pregnancy is now that I’m out of the first trimester, and before I get into the… Read More Pregnancy Update – Week 16
An overview of our trip to Greece: Athens, the history, the islands, the food and the wonderful people!
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I’m writing this now, in February, despite nobody knowing yet, planning to just keep this in my drafts until we announce in a few weeks! I just want to be sure I’m capturing this amazing process. First, let me tell you a funny story that leads me into our unborn baby’s nickname. Josh and I… Read More Pregnancy Update – Week 9
10 years together (this July). 6 years married (this June). 4 homes in 2 cities. 3 college degrees. 2 sweet puppies. 1 very, very exciting addition, due September 2019 This comes after 10 years of our families asking when we’d start trying to have babies, and 10 years of so many answers: “After we get… Read More The Post I Love to Write
My life, like so many others, is filled with wonderful things. I have a great husband, great family, a great job, sweet puppies, and great experiences and memories. But of all the things to feel blessed or lucky about in my life, the people in my life are definitely the thing I feel the most… Read More Benefits of Friendships