Posted in October 2015

19 Week (B)umpdate

19 Week (B)umpdate

Baby is the size of: a mango or an heirloom tomato! Smoochie weighs about 8 1/2 ounces and measures 6 inches, head to bottom. His arms and legs are in the right proportions to each other and the rest of his body now. His kidneys continue to make urine and the hair on his scalp is sprouting. How … Continue reading

Swatch out! Play decorator with me

Another photo blog post :-). DH’s mom is stoked to put her sewing skills to work for Smoochie’s nursery. Here’s what I’m thinking so far…. Our nursery walls are a soft robin’s egg blue. Trim is bright white. Furniture is creamy white (though the wardrobe will be a bright, high gloss white). The mood we’re … Continue reading

Week 18 (b)umpdate

Week 18 (b)umpdate

Baby is the size of: a bell pepper and my uterus is the size of a cantaloupe. Starting this week my centre of gravity is changing so that I may (finally) start to pop. Smoochie weighs 5 ounces. He hangs out a few centimetres below my belly button. How Far Along: 18 weeks + 1 … Continue reading

Pacing myself/Josie

Josie I’ll start by asking for your kitty well wishes. My little lady cat Josie had surgery yesterday and she’s still pretty wonky today, so we’re not sure when she can come home. It started Monday night. She was yowling and ‘talking’ more than usual and there was a panic-y pitch to her cries, so … Continue reading

16 week bumpdate

16 week bumpdate

Baby is the size of: an avocado. He is 4.5 to 5 inches. Mr Smoochie’s eyes are now working and he can perceive light. How Far Along: 16 weeks, 2 days. Best Moments This Week/Baby Milestones: Meeting my maternity doctor. Seeing a bit of a real bump. “Feeling” pregnant. Getting the crime and change table. … Continue reading

Yeay!!!! Finally feeling human-ish

The start to feeling semi-normal was a rocky one, but I’m glad it happened ;-). Last week I had a migraine that just went on. And on. And on. Saturday was day 4 and I’d done everything in my power to end it – hot foot baths, extra strength Tylenol, massage, walking, water, stretching, more … Continue reading

15 weeks bump date

I’m really behind on comments and reading other people’s blogs and have a 4 day headache. So this will be short. Hoping to catch up soon, apologies for being so self-centred 😉 Alternate title for this blog post: Where’s my mother fucking second trimester glow? Baby is the size of: a navel orange. Four inches long. His … Continue reading