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Love at First Sight ***BABY BLOG!!!***
Tuesday, August 02, 2011      40 comments

Anyone who says there is no such thing as love at first sight has never had a baby. It is true, deep and genuine. I am so in love once again!! My little guy was born on July 28th at 4:33pm. As predicted, I was induced due to high blood p... Read more
Trip to Labor & Delivery, Bed Rest and more Info...
Tuesday, July 26, 2011      21 comments

I thought I would take some time to do a quick update... Its official. Courtesy of my wonderful pregnancy induced hypertension, I am now officially on bed rest. Not strict, mind you, but the sit there and don't do much kind. ... Read more
False Labor
Sunday, July 24, 2011      10 comments

Friday night, something seemed like it was starting. I laid down with my son while he watched a movie and I noticed about 3 that afternoon I was getting contractions at a fairly consistent pace so I started timing them. They weren't double-me-... Read more
Week 38, No baby yet...
Thursday, July 21, 2011      12 comments

Week 38. Baby is now the length of a leek (19 1/2" long) He weighs about 6.8 pounds and I have 15 days until August 5th. Time flies. No doubt. I have noticed that... Read more
My Pregnancy Journey with SP -- The Journey and Destination
Tuesday, July 19, 2011      6 comments

This is for the challenge on my Fit & Pregnant team!! Some say it is the journey not the destination that is our goal. Normally I would agree but this recent adventure that I’ve been on the last 9 months is about BOTH the journey AND the d... Read more
N*E*S*T*I*N*G, Bag Packing and more pics!
Sunday, July 17, 2011      12 comments

Happy energy spurt -- where have YOU been the last 3 months?! I woke up at about 5:30 with an agenda and I kept to it. I have gotten so much accomplished today it is great. I have missed having energy and not having to feel the need to sit do... Read more
Week 37 -- OH MY!!! =)
Friday, July 15, 2011      11 comments

I keep thinking back to December and when we found out about this baby and his impending arrival, August seemed like eons away. Now, here I sit, August breathing down my neck and I am completely floored that it has gone so fast. We are officia... Read more
Operation Fit & Healthy Pregnant Mama
Monday, July 11, 2011      11 comments

DIY Challenge Assignment #4 For anyone interested in seeing the challenge, check this link: www.sparkpeople.com/mysp
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ad.asp?board=17785x48052x42922928 DIY Challenge Instructions 7/... Read more
Reflections of my Spark Journey
Saturday, July 09, 2011      9 comments

I feel like I have been a bit reflective as of late. I mean, really I am coming toward the end of my pregnancy. I look back and I really, truly, genuinely feel like this has been such an amazingly, fantastically, wonderfully healthy, successfu... Read more
Week 36 -- Digging in and Getting Ready
Thursday, July 07, 2011      6 comments

Week 36 is officially here. 4 weeks to go. 29 days. Sigh. It goes so fast. I am slamming things off of my Bucket List left and right and it feels pretty darn good. Boo-YA! Today I finished up my last minute Get-It-Before-Baby-Come... Read more
My *Before Baby Comes* Bucket List
Sunday, July 03, 2011      7 comments

I think about all the things I need to do/want to do and I have every intention to do it, but sigh, alas my body just gets so tired so soon. I find I will set out to do t... Read more
DIY Declaration of Independence blog & Info from the Doc
Friday, July 01, 2011      8 comments

I hearby put forth my Declaration of Independence from my own oppression (this goes along with a part of the DIY challenge here is a link for anyone interested -- the first one is for the entry form and the second one is for the first week's cha... Read more
Week 35 and DIY Challenge Entry
Thursday, June 30, 2011      10 comments

Holy contractions! I have been getting a lot! A lot more at this time than I remember with any of my past pregnancies. The night before last I had a couple that actually woke me up! Not painful, but obvious. It makes me wonder if I just may... Read more
37 Days??? *GULP*
Tuesday, June 28, 2011      8 comments

I had to look at the numbers twice. 37 days... wait, **37 DAYS?!?!?!** What the...? OMG I am in full blown panic mode. Well maybe not quite panic mode, but I am certainly astounded by how quickly time has gone. How little time I have left. ... Read more
*Pure Bliss*
Saturday, June 25, 2011      8 comments

Swimming. Is there truly anything better when one is 34 weeks pregnant than swimming? emoticon *Pure Bl... Read more

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