Posted in September 2015

In which I complain…

Le sigh. First I’ll start by admitting I don’t really have much to complain about – things are pretty darn good. But there are a couple of minor things that are out of my control and I want to whine about them for a bit :-). Constipation The big C. I am so damn sick … Continue reading

week 14 bumpdate

week 14 bumpdate

Baby is the size of: half a banana or a lemon, 3.5 inches long, and he can grimace, pee and I can confirm Mr. Smoochie couldn’t suck his thumb on Tuesday (arms not quite long enough) but maybe by now he can 😉 How Far Along: 14 weeks. Best Moments This Week/Baby Milestones: So many! … Continue reading

Sharing my fears

This could be a long post or a short post – either way I apologize in advance cuz it’s definitely not gonna be a polished post 😉 So this morning I woke up at 4:30, mind racing. I was thinking about a conversation I’d had with direct boss about the guy we report to who’s … Continue reading

13 Weeks update

Baby is the size of: About the size of a sweet Georgia peach, 3 inches long, and his stomach is finishing up moving from the placenta into his tummy. How Far Along: 13 weeks. Best Moments This Week/Baby Milestones: Finding out Smoochie was a he was the highlight! But we also crossed another big milestone. All … Continue reading

The BIG Gender reveal and first maternity appt

Some of you very smart (and might I add, very attractive) ladies figured it out when I stopped calling Smoochie “she” 😉. She is a he!  Smoochie is a little boy!!!! 👶👱👦🏃🙇💜💚❤️. Crazy right! I was sobbing on the phone when they told me, because I felt like it was a birthday present, a surprise. … Continue reading

Gender results and first maternity appt

Hi gang! Well things sped along quickly once I finally settled on a maternity Dr. I have my first maternity appointment this afternoon (unfortunately not with her, but her locum, as she’s away). I plan to ask if I can/should start being physically active again and at the same time, let her know I do … Continue reading

Week 12 Update

Week 12 Update

Baby is the size of: About the size of a kiwi, 2.5 inches long, and fully formed. How Far Along: 12 weeks. Best Moments This Week/Baby Milestones: Thursday was girl’s night, hosted my BFF’s mother, aka my other mother:-). We’ll call her ‘N’. N knows all about our difficulties and had a miscarriage between her daughters, so … Continue reading


I don’t have anything earth shattering to share, but I woke up this morning at the ungodly hour of 4:30 am filled with a strange emotion…. It took me a moment to figure out what it was and then I realized: it was a sense of having enough. For so long there was always another … Continue reading

Week 10, 6 days- ultrasound good

I’m really glad I shared my fears yesterday. It helped to get support from all of you. I really appreciated it😊. Thankfully, today’s ultrasound was perfect. Smoochie is doing great! She’s measuring perfectly, excellent hb. She was moving a TON so getting good pictures was hard, hehe. It looked like she was waving. I took … Continue reading