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Cookie: 34 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

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Cookie: 30 weeks + Race Recap

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

Cookie · family · half marathon · holiday · Liv · race recap · run streak

Cookie: 26 weeks

Merry Christmas Eve!  Happy 1st night of Hanukkah!  Whether you’re celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, (or both, like us!), or simply enjoying a peaceful winter weekend, we hope it’s filled with joy and love. How we’re growing?:  Oh baby boy, we are growing!  I’m supposed to be gaining ~1 lb. per week as baby packs on weight,… Continue reading Cookie: 26 weeks

Chicago · Cookie · essential oils · family · Liv · sick

Cookie: 18 weeks

Written:  Tuesday, 10/25 I won’t hit 18 weeks until Thursday, so I’m a couple days early with this update, but we’re so excited (and busy!) preparing for our trip to Chicago for a whirlwind week of travel, family, friend-time, a wedding, and Halloween! How we’re growing?:  At 17 weeks, my pregnancy apps. say Baby Cookie’s… Continue reading Cookie: 18 weeks

BQ dreams · Cookie · family · fun-size races · hubby · Liv · race recap · recipe

Cookie: 14 weeks

Written:  Thursday, 9/29 At 13 weeks, Cookie was the size of “Nemo,” and by 14 weeks, has grown into a “Cinderella mouse!”  We’re also officially in the second trimester!  My little baby bump is getting more obvious, though I’m still disguising it under big, flowy shirts most of the time. How I’m feeling?/What we’re up… Continue reading Cookie: 14 weeks

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Cookie: 12 weeks

Written:  Thursday, 9/15 How I’m feeling?:  As of today, we’re 12 weeks pregnant, and while we’re getting closer to the second trimester, I’m still battling the nausea and exhaustion every day.  It seems like every “almost normal” day is immediately followed by an absolutely horrendous day of vomiting, headaches, and fatigue.  I’m hanging in there,… Continue reading Cookie: 12 weeks