Tuesday, March 28th – I was 39 weeks and 5 days pregnant. With my due date looming, I was feeling anxious, impatient, and overwhelmingly excited. Liv was on spring break from school, so we enjoyed a slow morning before I headed to the gym and jogged 3.3 miles on the treadmill, thinking: “I feel so… Continue reading Leo’s Birth Story
How we’re growing?: Tomorrow, we’ll be 38 weeks pregnant! Baby’s probably 19+ inches long and 6-7 pounds — the size of a honeydew melon, spaghetti squash… or a newborn baby! I get a mix of comments every day, ranging from: “You’re so tiny!” to “Wow, you’ve really popped!” Whatever your opinion, my midwife’s happy with… Continue reading Cookie: 38 weeks
How we’re growing?: On Thursday, we’ll be 36 weeks pregnant, which means baby’s about 18.5 inches long, 6+ pounds, and the size of a papaya or a cabbage patch doll! With (about) a month to go, I could start saying “I’m in my ninth month,” but I haven’t said those words outloud. I like pretending… Continue reading Cookie: 36 weeks
How we’re growing?: At 34 weeks, baby’s around 18 inches long, 5 pounds, and the size of a cabbage or cantaloupe. Although Liv was born right on her due date, I’ve had a gut feeling (and so many dreams that) this little guy’s coming early, so I hope he hangs out another 3 weeks until… Continue reading Cookie: 34 weeks
On Sunday, Liv turned FOUR! A year ago, I asked Liv the following questions, and here’s what our big four year old had to say this year! What is your name? – “L-I-V Luhwee” (*She writes her name on her own now!) Do you have any nicknames? – “Daddy calls me Weasel. You call me… Continue reading Liv is FOUR!
How we’re growing?: At 30 weeks (gosh, that sounds so far along…) baby’s close to 17 inches, 3.5 lbs., and the size of a cantaloupe! How I’m feeling?: I’m overly emotional, battling sciatic nerve/low back pain, restless leg, and guys, I. am. so. tired! You know what baffles me? Pregnant mamas who sleep well… Speaking… Continue reading Cookie: 30 weeks + Race Recap
Nearly four weeks ago, Liv got her first haircut — It’s just hair. It’ll grow back. — I know… I know! But I’m an emotional, pregnant mama, so let me process for a sec, k? A few weeks ago, I wrote about “Crazy Hair Day” at school. Jared had brushed Liv’s beautiful mess of waves… Continue reading Liv’s 1st Haircut