Biweekly Update: 32 Weeks

It’s getting real folks…baby will be here before we know it! I’ve started gathering all the supplies I need for my home birth (per my midwife’s instructions) and have a refresher birthing class coming up in a few weeks. Yikes! How far along: 32 weeks Size of baby: Honeydew melon Gender: Still leaning girl. Movement: Pretty uncomfortable at this point …

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Pesto Beef & Veggie Noddles

It’s been a really long time since I posted a recipe on here! I’ve been addicted to these Austin-based veggie noodles and couldn’t help but try and make a recipe for the blog. They are super easy to use and fairly inexpensive. I haven’t bought my own spiralizer yet and so these noodles are my go-to when I want something …

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Biweekly Update: 30 Weeks

How far along: 30 weeks Size of baby: Large cabbage Gender: So hard not knowing still! Movement: Movements are getting a little more uncomfortable now especially when baby is turning around in there. He/she likes to jab me in the right hip bone and towards my right ribs. Sleep: Still sleeping pretty well though my snoring has been keeping Joe …

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Biweekly Update: 28 Weeks

I’m so glad to be in Austin and settled for at least a little bit. This past weekend was the first time our little family was here all together in over a month. It was so nice! I’m also looking forward to celebrating Christmas here and having family visit instead of having to travel again. I’m not sure if I’ve …

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Biweekly Update: 26 Weeks

This week has been just about as crazy as the last few. Joe’s grandpa unfortunately passed away and he went to Omaha for the funeral this weekend. I wish I could be there with him but it’s just wasn’t feasible for us right now with all the traveling we’ve been doing. Enzo also caught a nasty stomach bug that he …

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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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