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: 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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First Trimester Experiences: Symptoms

The first trimester has brought many ups and downs for us (mostly me). At about 5 ½ weeks pregnant I was still having some significant cramping and also some light spotting. My doctor ordered an immediate ultrasound to eliminate the possibilities of a tubal pregnancy or the embryo attaching anywhere else except the uterus. The results were fine and everything …

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How I Found Out I was Pregnant

As I mentioned previously, I had been charting my cycles for about six months by taking my waking temperature and tracking my cervical fluid. Based on my charting, specifically my temperatures, I had not ovulated. I never had a significant rise in temperature that usually signifies ovulation. Enter January 1, 2014. What a great way to start off the New …

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