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
While I should’ve been tackling items from my excessively long and detailed “Before Baby Arrives To-Do List,” I decided to set up “Cookie’s Baby Pool.” Here, you can guess our little guy’s birth date and time, height, weight, hair color and eye color, as well as the first letter of his name. Liv recently suggested… Continue reading Cookie’s Baby Pool
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 32+ weeks, we’re only 5 weeks away from “full term!” Baby’s about 18 inches long, 4 lbs., and the size of a large jicama or pomelo. How I’m feeling?: Like a mess! The sciatic pain in my low back and through my left side has gotten worse. I’m getting terrible calf… Continue reading Cookie: 32 weeks
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