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Baby Nina Constance is here!
Thursday, August 05, 2010      13 comments

Baby Nina was born yesterday, August 4th (one day before her due date), at 5:15am...she is 8 lbs, 21 1/2 inches and gorgeous!! She is so healthy and beautiful, my husband and I are pinching ourselves that we are so lucky to have another perfect ... Read more
30 years old today and 38 wks, 3days Preggo!!
Sunday, July 25, 2010      9 comments

So's my birthday and it's been a lovely breezy, humidity-free Chicago day. Derek, Maeve and I hit the Randolph Street Antique of my fave things to do... Read more
37 Weeks & Full Term...Woo-hoo!
Thursday, July 15, 2010      3 comments

Today is a good day. I am well-rested and elated that my 2 year old is healthy again and I'm full term!! It's the home stretch for Baby Girl #2. Had my midwife appt yesterday and all is well. Tested negative for Group B Strep. Very Good. Gained ... Read more
36 Week Midwife Appt & Family Stuff...
Friday, July 09, 2010      2 comments

Wow-36 weeks! I can not believe how close I am to meeting this little girl!! Today was a great checkup...which was much needed after a harrowing week taking care of my very sick 2 year old. Maeve has hand, foot, mouth disease and her poor little... Read more
34 Weeks Preggo!!
Wednesday, June 23, 2010      6 comments

Today was my 34 week midwife appt. I moved it up from Friday as I am technically 34 wks tomorrow and yesterday was really a rough day. I was cramping, head-achey and taking WAY too many trips to the bathroom (TMI, I know). I was feeling super f... Read more
32 Week Midwife Appt and Weight Gain
Friday, June 11, 2010      2 comments

Yesterday I turned 32 weeks and had a healthy midwife appt. My baby girl is active, healthy and gaining weight. My blood pressure was normal. Pretty standard appt. And I am so happy and grateful for that!! I DID gain 2.5 lbs in 2 weeks, muc... Read more
28 Week Dr's Appt...
Thursday, May 13, 2010      5 comments

So today was my 28 week appt with the midwife. The dreaded glucose test!! Last night I got sick to my stomach after dinner and was super fatigued. I was thinking, "oh great, and now I have to fast...that is, after my breakfast (which I hope I ca... Read more
24 Week Dr's Appt!
Thursday, April 15, 2010      5 comments

Today I am officially 24 weeks and had my appointment with the midwife. I saw a new midwife today as I am starting the rotation to make sure I meet all six before baby comes. I loved the midwife I saw today! She was SO positive about everything!... Read more
20 Week Doctor's Appt...and we found out the sex!!!
Thursday, March 18, 2010      8 comments we weren't planning on finding out the sex of Baby G#2. We didn't find out with my daughter, Maeve. My husband and I both agreed it was the most magical "It's a Gir... Read more
Yo Yo no more!
Saturday, November 07, 2009      7 comments

Okay...first blog...EVER. And I swear what's motivating to write right now is shear happiness. It's like in musicals when words can no longer explain what the heroine feels, so music raises the stakes and makes that diva sing! I am 2 ... Read more