Biweekly Update: 36 Weeks

Holy moly…four weeks until due date! I’ve been trying to finalize all last minute prep items as much as possible (getting remaining baby items, freezer meals, postpartum prep) and trying not to freak out too much about how soon baby will be here. I think we are just about done prepping freezer meals which hopefully will be a huge lifesaver …

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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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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: 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: 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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