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Turkey Quinoa Burgers

Turkey Quinoa Burgers

Lately, Ive been all about the quick and simple meals during the weeks when my husband is away on business. My go to has been these turkey quinoa burgers. I like to put the patties on top of my salad for some added protein, eat […]

My Angel Baby

My Angel Baby

[Below is how we announced our loss to friends] My Angel Baby, I cherished all 5 months we had together and I so deeply wish we had a lifetime. August 4th we found out about you with the ever so faint second line on the […]

Pregnancy update week 18!

Pregnancy update week 18!

How far along? 18 weeks
Baby is the size of a: Sweet potato!
Total weight gain/loss:
+6.4 (from 99.7 to 106.1)
The Bump:
I see a little one!! Cant wait to watch it grow!
Symptoms:
nausea went away!
Maternity clothes?
Maternity leggings for the win!
Stretch marks?
none! and hopefully that stays!
Sleep:
wake up to go pee and BACK PAIN!
Have you told family and friends:
YUP!
Miss Anything?
Deli meat! and energy to do anything
Movement:
Yes! Felt little kicks
Food cravings:
deli meats ๐Ÿ™
Anything making you queasy or sick:
smell of meat and any strong scents. And no sweets for this mama!
Have you started to show yet:
YES! A teeny little bump is making its appearance ๐Ÿ™‚
Gender prediction:
GIRL! We find out the gender November 16th!!
Any names picked out yet:
Weโ€™ve had our girl names FOREVER but stumped on boy names!
Labor Signs:
HECK NO!
Belly Button in or out?
IN
Wedding rings on or off?
ON
Happy or Moody most of the time:
Happy! Iโ€™M PREGNANT!! ๐Ÿ™‚ Maybe a little moody towards the hub
Best moment of the week:
Feeling my little babe kick!
Looking forward to:
Our next appointmentย  which is November 16th! ๐Ÿ™‚ Finding out the SEX!!!! Feeling more movement! Spending the week of Thanksgiving baby shopping!! and hopefully getting good black Friday deals! Decorating the nursery since we will know the sex soon!! Already planning the babes gender announcement!!! (more…)

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Pregnancy update week 17!

Pregnancy update week 17!

How far along? 17 weeks Baby is the size of a: Pear!! Total weight gain/loss: +5.4 (from 99.7 to 105.1) The Bump: I see a little one!! Cant wait to watch it grow! Symptoms: exhaustion, nausea is now only in the morning (but more dry […]

Pregnancy update week 16!

Pregnancy update week 16!

How far along? 16 weeks and 6 days Baby is the size of a: Dill pickle!! HR was 159! Total weight gain/loss: +4.6 (from 99.7 to 104.3) The Bump: I see a little one!! Cant wait to watch it grow! Symptoms: exhaustion, nausea is now […]

Pregnancy update week 15!

Pregnancy update week 15!

How far along? 15 weeks
Baby is the size of a: Avocado!! HR was 150!
Total weight gain/loss:
+3.4 (from 99.7 to 103.1)
The Bump:
I see a little one!! Cant wait to watch it grow!
Symptoms:
exhaustion, nausea is now only in the morning (but more dry heaving lately), veiny boobs and stomach!
Maternity clothes?
Maternity leggings for the win!
Stretch marks?
none! and hopefully that stays!
Sleep:
wake up to go pee and then I toss and turn the remainder of the night
Have you told family and friends:
YUP!
Miss Anything?
Deli meat! and energy to do anything
Movement:
Yes!
Food cravings:
deli meats ๐Ÿ™
Anything making you queasy or sick:
smell of meat and any strong scents. And no sweets for this mama!
Have you started to show yet:
YES! A teeny little bump is making its appearance ๐Ÿ™‚
Gender prediction:
GIRL! We find out the gender November 16th!!
Any names picked out yet:
Weโ€™ve had our girl names FOREVER but stumped on boy names!
Labor Signs:
HECK NO!
Belly Button in or out?
IN
Wedding rings on or off?
ON
Happy or Moody most of the time:
Happy! Iโ€™M PREGNANT!! ๐Ÿ™‚ Maybe a little moody towards the hub
Best moment of the week:
We got to have a gender reveal ultrasound!! Little babe wouldn’t cooperate so we still don’t know the sex though!!
Looking forward to:
Our next appointment which is on Halloween! And growing a bump! Oh and I plan to paint a pumpkin on my bump ๐Ÿ™‚ Finding out the SEX!!!! Feeling more movement! (more…)

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Pregnancy update week 14!

Pregnancy update week 14!

How far along? 14 weeks Baby is the size of a: Peach!! Total weight gain/loss: +3 (from 99.7 to 102.7) The Bump: I see a little one!! Cant wait to watch it grow! Symptoms: exhaustion, nausea is now only in the morning (but more dry […]

Pregnancy update week 13!

Pregnancy update week 13!

How far along? 13 weeks and 2 days Baby is the size of a: Lemon!! Total weight gain/loss: +2.5 (from 99.7 to 102.2) The Bump: I see a little one!! Cant wait to watch it grow! Symptoms: exhaustion, nausea is now only in the morning […]

Pregnancy update week 12!

Pregnancy update week 12!

How far along? 12 weeks and 6 days
Baby is the size of a:
Apricot!! (Actual size at OB visit was 5 cm ~ 2 inches!) HR: 173 BPM
Total weight gain/loss:
+3 (from 99.7 to 102.7)
The Bump:
I see a little one!! Cant wait to watch it grow!
Symptoms:
exhaustion, nausea is now only in the morning (but more dry heaving lately), veiny boobs and stomach!
Maternity clothes?
none yet! On my days off youโ€™ll find me in just a big tshirt
Stretch marks?
none! and hopefully that stays!
Sleep:
wake up to go pee and then I toss and turn the remainder of the night
Have you told family and friends:
YUP!
Miss Anything?
Deli meat! and energy to do anything
Movement:
not yet!
Food cravings:
deli meats ๐Ÿ™
Anything making you queasy or sick:
smell of meat and any strong scents. And no sweets for this mama!
Have you started to show yet:
YES! A teeny little bump is making its appearance ๐Ÿ™‚
Gender prediction:
GIRL! We find out the gender November 16th!!
Any names picked out yet:
Weโ€™ve had our girl names FOREVER but stumped on boy names!
Labor Signs:
HECK NO!
Belly Button in or out?
IN
Wedding rings on or off?
ON
Happy or Moody most of the time:
Happy! Iโ€™M PREGNANT!! ๐Ÿ™‚ Maybe a little moody towards the hub
Best moment of the week:
Seeing our little one again!
Looking forward to:
Our next appointment which is on Halloween! And growing a bump! Oh and I plan to paint a pumpkin on my bump ๐Ÿ™‚ (more…)

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Pregnancy update week 11!

Pregnancy update week 11!

How far along? 11 weeks and 2 days Baby is the size of a: Lime!! Total weight gain/loss: +1.5 (from 99.7 to 101.2) The Bump: I see a little one!! Cant wait to watch it grow! Symptoms: exhaustion, all day nausea, veiny boobs and stomach! […]

Pregnancy update week 10

Pregnancy update week 10

How far along? 10 weeks and 6 days Baby is the size of a: Tart Kumquat!! Total weight gain/loss: +1.1 (from 99.7 to 100.8) The Bump: I see a little one!! Cant wait to watch it grow! Symptoms: exhaustion, all day nausea, veiny boobs and […]