37 Weeks::

Hello! Spring is finally here and we are days away from meeting our little bundle! The nursery is set, we had the second baby shower this past weekend and it was a huge success… love seeing everyone and hearing all about how excited they are for baby to arrive. Everyone (Cory and I especially) are anxiously awaiting to discover if baby is a boy or girl! We have washed and folded everything and I think I have reorganized the room a hundred times. The carpet in the basement has been installed and the playroom has toys and books ready to go! Ready…Set…Baby!

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35 Weeks::

Darling’s I am 35 weeks and feeling more ready than ever! Been craving fruit like crazy and fajitas… plus I still cant seem to get enough peanut butter! Baby is getting crazy low at this point and the swelling has really started to take effect in my ankles and feet. I just feel puffy all together… all part of the miracle of creating a new life! Hospital tour has been completed. Car seat is installed and the room is all organized. Our hospital bags are all packed and ready to go… any time now little one! 

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Baby Shower #1::

Hi! This past weekend we celebrated my little bundle with family…lots of laughs, great food and sweets and of course loving gifts to help us welcome our baby into this world! We did a ready to pop theme with banner, bags of chocolate popcorn and tootsie pops… a baby bottle filled with kernels to “guess how many” it was a lot of fun! The weather wasn’t sure what it wanted to do, its April and we are getting sunshine, wind and snow all in the same afternoon… we are soo ready for spring to actually arrive and stick around! Only a few more weeks until May!! 

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Easter is Here::

Darling’s: it has been a while since I have really sat down and talked through what is going on… we are getting closer and closer to may, and we really could not be more excited! I will say that the last trimester has been the hardest for me by far… it has really been an emotional roller coaster and full of anxiety. Gestational diabetes is the hardest thing I have had to go through up to this point in my pregnancy. Seems no matter how hard I try to meal prep, eat healthier, and cut out all the bad things we are not supposed to eat the more I  struggle. Don’t get my wrong I know this is what the baby and I need at this point, but that doesn’t make it any easier. Things I used to take for granted I miss… just   being able to eat what I want when I want it.. I don’t mean eating a whole pizza followed by a bunch of ice cream. I just mean not having to wait till 2 hours after a meal to test my blood sugars and then have a small snack. If I really want an orange or even a cookie for that matter I shouldn’t have to feel guilty. Instead I just shrug it off and ignore that cookie, and wait till I can eat my orange for an afternoon snack. I would not wish this situation on anyone. I know that there are lots of worst things and that to some people what I am going through would be a cake walk, but for me being so far along in pregnancy, working full time and just being down right tired it is a lot to take on. I just hope and pray that this baby (ps can not wait to find out if baby is a boy or girl) is healthy! The end is getting closer… class is done, nursery is pretty much all set. Car seat will be here anytime for Cory to install, nothing will make us happier than to finally meet this baby on May 3rd. Yes that’s right we have a date… and time, due to previous medical issues it was out of my hands I need to have a cesarean. I have finally come to peace knowing that this is what is best for me and our baby, I will still get skin on skin after birth and I won’t miss the 40 week wait of its a _____! Hope you all have a fantastic Easter with all your family and friends. I will be back soon with another shorter update I am sure! 

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32 Weeks & Counting Down::

Hello Darling’s! The snow is finally melted and we are hearing the birds sing every morning- the days are getting longer and all I can do is count down until May when we get to meet our little bundle! I am still sleeping through the night, lucky me I am so counting my blessing’s regarding this! Still pushing forward with my GD and it is still overwhelming but I see an end in sight… around 6 weeks and counting down! Baby Shower’s are both scheduled and I can not wait to celebrate with all our family and friends! My classes are all complete and the nursery is pretty much all set- just needs a few final touches once baby is born (boy or girl accents) Car seat and stroller should be arriving any day and I am soooo excited to get everything installed and put together! Hope you all have a fantastic Easter this Sunday!

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