What I Ate Today: Second Trimester

Now that I’m well into my second trimester food has been tasting really good (except for the few days here and there where I have crazy heartburn or other stomach issues). Below is an example of what I ate in one day. Hoping it helps others if you’re in a rut and need new meal ideas. Breakfast: scrambled eggs with …

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Biweekly Update: 24 Weeks

The past couple weeks have been a little insane. To not go into the whole story, Joe’s Dad went into the hospital a week before Thanksgiving because his heart was infected from a previous surgery. The family has been through numerous ups and downs (from being told there was nothing they could do, to trying to get a transplant, to …

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Biweekly Update: 22 Weeks

How far along: 22 weeks Size of baby: Grapefruit Gender: ?? Movement: Still pretty sporadic. Some days I feel baby lots, others, not as much. Movement has woke me up in the middle of the night a few times which I don’t really remember experiencing with Enzo. Sleep: I have been passing out every night. I got into reading non-fiction …

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Biweekly Update: 20 Weeks

How far along: 20 weeks Size of baby: Banana Gender: Still leaning towards girl. Movement: Getting more stronger movements throughout the day but usually in the morning or at night. When I’m busy running around, I tend to not feel anything. Then once I sit down and relax, baby starts kicking things up a notch. Sleep: Every night is a …

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Biweekly Update: 18 Weeks

The last couple of weeks have been a little crazy. Joe’s dad is currently in the hospital. Won’t go into all the details right now but prayers for his healing are needed and appreciated. We drove up to Springfield, MO where he is and have been trying to help out as much as possible. Though it was an unplanned trip …

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Biweekly Update: 16 Weeks

Some people sounded interested so I’m going to try and keep up with biweekly posts for this pregnancy like I did with Enzo. Check it out below! How far along: 16 weeks Maternity clothes: A few things but mostly wearing longer shirts, yoga pants and using the hair tie method on my pants and shorts since they definitely won’t button …

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Pregnancy After Loss

As I sit here and think about being pregnant after experiencing a loss, I’m struggling with how to even begin. After losing our baby at 11 weeks in April of this year, initially I wanted to get pregnant right away. I thought it would help relieve some of the pain and help me move on from losing that baby. But …

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Our Recent Pregnancy Loss

Not many people know that Joe and I recently suffered a miscarriage. I found out right around Valentine’s Day this year that we were expecting our second baby. We were nervous but excited to welcome another little one into our home. Only to find out at our 11 week appointment that our baby had no heartbeat and had stopped growing …

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Baby Enzo: 16 Month Update

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Wow – it’s been 4 months since I’ve updated on little Enzo. A lot has changed over the past few months and he’s growing like crazy! Enjoys:¬†walking around especially if he can carry things or kick a ball around, being outside as much as possible, eating a lot (and honestly it’s a lot!) and basketball. Dislikes:¬†still hates brushing his teeth, …

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Veggie Egg Muffins

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It’s about time I posted a new recipe! These egg muffins are so easy to make and super versatile. You can add any veggies you want, leave out the quinoa and cheese for strict Paleo, change up the cheese or add meat. Enzo has been waking up between 5-6 a.m. lately (please just be teething) and he expects food the …

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