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2nd Wedding Anniversary and Some Updates

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Good morning! I have NOT been the best sparker once again. My life has been so busy lately with getting back on a workout schedule, work has been busy, and my house is still a chaotic mess. I got it in my head that the entire house needed to be rearranged (they say I'm nesting????). I do know this: every cabinet or closet that has been exposed to my organizational fury looks completely different than it ever did! emoticon

We got new furniture last weekend, which I plan to show off in pictures here once everything is in its place. I'm taking this week off from work and completely focusing on getting stuff done around here. Last week I didn't get much of anything accomplished, as I suffered from a UTI. It was miserable, and then to top it off, was having the worst heartburn of my life. So, it was recommended that I try papaya enzymes to help with this. I didn't have a second thought about investigating the stuff as I have definitely eaten my fair share of papaya fruit. Evidently the enzymes are from the seeds though and those who have allergies to latex should stay away. So, I did get rid of my heartburn, but it was accompanied by a big swelling rash on my tongue and my throat was swelling shut within minutes of taking it. I immediately took a benadryl (this is not my first rodeo with this kind of allergic reaction and actually quite mild as compared to others I have experienced) and called my midwife. Thankfully, she experiences the same irritating allergies to everything, and gave me some guidance that cleared it up pretty quickly. So, needless to say, last week was pretty exhausting!

My midwife came by last night for a quick check up; it's so nice that she comes to my home. Everything is going really well with mine and baby's health. Much to my surprise, my midwife mentioned that my figure still looks good with this pregnancy. Admittedly, I have felt my confidence rising, maybe because for the first time in my life, I'm not having to constantly worry about my naturally huge stomach sticking out--I have no control over it and when people say to me "when are you due?" it's not crushing....I actually have an answer! Most importantly though, my weight and self image issues aside, I'm so thankful that my baby is growing strong and healthy. The heartbeat was a strong 168 yesterday and I could hear it going right along with mine. I will never grow tired of that beautiful sound!

Besides being incredibly busy lately, I do want to take some time to reflect today, as this is my 2nd wedding anniversary. emoticon My sweetheart and I were married in a lovely outdoor wedding that I will never forget as long as I live. Maybe it was seeing his handsome face waiting for me under the gazebo.

I cannot believe he is mine forever and still filling my heart with a love I have never known. emoticon
What a wonderful journey this has been so far!

Honeymoon in Jamaica at Dunns River Falls

So blessed!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
DATMAMA4 5/17/2013 10:34AM

    What sweet photos. It's so refreshing to hear young women speaking lovingly of their husbands, rather than complaining or putting them down.

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RACHELBUGSMAMA 5/15/2013 11:09AM

    Beautiful wedding pics!

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CANDYCANE2B 5/8/2013 4:29PM

    emoticon Caiti, you were a beautiful bride! Thanks for sharing your Wedding anniversary with us! Looks like you definitely are Nesting!!! LOL, I think it's neat!

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SWAZY33 5/8/2013 12:06PM

    Great pics!! thanks for sharing!

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POOKASLUAGH 5/7/2013 5:10PM

    Happy anniversary! :)

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LINOVER 5/7/2013 4:50PM

    Happy 2nd Anniversary! Glad your pregnancy is going well. If you run out of things to clean at your home you are welcome to come over and clean mine!

Great pictures!

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KBRADFORD88 5/7/2013 3:01PM

    How sweet and gorgeous photos. Remembering us so much fun especially when you are pregnant. When do we get to see that belly? Hope it's soon.

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CHANGINGSAM 5/7/2013 1:32PM

    I'm so happy that your pregnancy is going well! I'm so excited for you and your hubby!

Congrats on your wedding anniversary! I love the pictures!

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_LINDA 5/7/2013 12:10PM

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Wonderful photos!! You look gorgeous with your handsome man!
So glad to hear all is going well for you and baby! How special is that hearing his heartbeat!!!
Can't wait to see your finished renos! Bet it will be amazing!
Have a great week!

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SAASHA17 5/7/2013 9:57AM

    Congratulations and many happy returns of the day!! looking at the pix..i bet it was a wonderful outdoor wedding!! love it!!

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