Biweekly Update: 30 Weeks

We are officially in the homestretch! I’ve started a countdown on our chalkboard at home and it’s really surreal to see the number of weeks left slowly creep down. We have almost exactly 2 months to go as I write this and it just seems impossible! How far along: 30 weeks Maternity clothes: Either wearing maternity clothes or stretching out my regular …

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Biweekly Update: 28 Weeks

Time for another update. The third trimester is in full swing and I’m feeling much of the same. I did have some sharp lower abdominal pain on my right side 3 days in a row this week. I’m pretty sure it’s round ligament pain. It only lasted maybe 5-10 minutes each time but if it keeps coming back or lasts …

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Biweekly Update: 26 Weeks…2/3 of the Way!

Whoa…according to most sources I am technically in my third trimester starting next week which means Thing 3 is 2/3 of the way cooked! I will probably say this every update, but I can’t believe how fast time is flying by. I feel like Joe and I have been keeping pretty busy with friends, spending time with each other and …

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24 weeks

Biweekly Update: 24 Weeks

I honestly cannot believe another two weeks has flown by! Less than 4 months now until we get to meet Thing 3 and I’ll admit I definitely have my random mental freak out moments and am getting pretty anxious now that I’m almost 2/3 of the way through. I’m excited to have my registry pretty much completed and can’t wait …

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Biweekly Update: 22 Weeks

It has been a great two weeks! We found out we are having a sweet baby boy! And we also went to South Padre Island, Texas for our official Babymoon vacation. It was a great time and I’m glad we were able to have our little weekend away. The beginning of this last week I was having some intense back …

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19 Weeks

Biweekly Update: 20 Weeks

Another two weeks closer to meeting Thing 3! How far along: 20 weeks Total weight gain: ~7 lbs. Maternity clothes: Mostly wearing maternity shirts or larger shirts and the same skirt/pants every week that still fit. I did get a good pair of maternity jean capris that I like. Also finally bought some new comfy/workout shorts in larger sizes since I was down …

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Biweekly Update: 18 Weeks

Have two weeks already gone by? I feel like some days time is flying by too fast and others it seems to crawl. I think the waiting to find out if we are having a boy or girl will start to wear on me! We have our “big” ultrasound on May 6 where we could find out the gender, however …

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Biweekly Update: 16 Weeks

In order to not let my pregnancy completely take over the blog (like it has been lately), I’m going to shoot for biweekly updates on how Thing 3 and me are doing. I’ll still be adding additional pregnancy/baby related posts and also recipes and health tips like usual. How far along: 16 weeks Total weight gain: ~3-4 lbs. Maternity clothes: …

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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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