My Baby Shower

My “Somewhere Over The Rainbow” themed Baby Shower was yesterday, and I must say it was perfect! Decorating Onsies was a hit!  We all had a lot of fun with this, and Ace will have the cutest, and silliest, one-of-a-kind onesies! I was instructed ahead of time to have typical Baby Shower Games too, so […]

What I Wasn’t Prepared For …

With this being my first pregnancy I feel that, during the course of the pregnancy, my doctors should have informed me if some very common and not-so-fun “side effects”. What they don’t prepare you for during pregnancy: *  nosebleeds *  round ligament pain *  urgency (with a little leaking) *  general itchiness *  slightly blurred […]

Its So Surreal

Pregnancy Status: Week 28 Current Mood: Hard to say; it is so surreal that soon I’ll be using the words “Mom” and “Son” when referring to my life Hormone Level: Normal-ish but needy Cravings: Nothing specific Looking forward to: “Meeting” Ace Right now fearing: Not having the nursery finished in time! Partner’s Status: He’s excited […]

Glucose Tolerance Test: 3 Hour

Arrived at 8am … My blood was drawn to have a glucose level to base the following tests on, before drinking the sugar solution. Finished the red sugar solution drink at 8:27AM which was chilled and tasted like overly sweetened fruit punch.  Yes, I admit I kinda liked it. I’m a little worried about the […]

Glucose Tolerance Test: 1 Hour

I had my standard Gestational Diabetes Test yesterday.  My blood was drawn an hour after drinking a bottle of red sugary beverage (that didn’t taste bad at all actually; just like over-sugared fruit punch) and I was told “no news is good news” … Today I get a call from my doctors office letting me […]

sweet tooth

Pregnancy Status: Week 24 Current Mood: feeling so unprepared for Ace’s birth Hormone Level: getting back on track Cravings: SWEETS Looking forward to: holding Acelyn in my arms for the first time Right now fearing: birthing methods ~ researching anything and everything! Partner’s Status: a little overwhelmed by all my planning, but excited

little black maternity dress

… It occurs to me that I’ve been tracking my “baby bump” in photos since Week 13, but haven’t posted any here on my blog!  Maybe I’ll just post a collage of them when Ace is born 🙂