Honored That I Was Published on The Mighty
Apr05

Honored That I Was Published on The Mighty

As some of you know, I had a miscarriage back in February. During a routine ultrasound, we learned that the baby had died several weeks earlier. We learned that we had to sit around and wait for my body to initiate a miscarriage and we learned that there is nothing that read...

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My Push Present – Adventures of a Lifetime
Mar02

My Push Present – Adventures of a Lifetime

I did a terrible job blogging throughout my pregnancy and I am in the process of resurrecting the Sporting the Small Stuff blog so, in the meantime, I offer this video for your viewing pleasure – Eric’s creative and incredibly thoughtful “push present”....

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Week 16 Pregnancy Recap
Dec28

Week 16 Pregnancy Recap

How far along? 16 Weeks (ended about December 27, 2013). Size of Baby According to The Bump, the baby is about the size of an avocado, measuring 4.6 in. and weighing 3.5 oz. The baby’s hair, lashes and eyebrows are growing, taste buds are forming and it can hear my voice!! Maternity Clothes? Not yet. Symptoms The usual – tired, hungry, lots of pee breaks. Cravings/Aversions Nothing unusual. Exercise Saturday: 6 mile run...

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Week 15 Pregnancy Recap
Dec21

Week 15 Pregnancy Recap

How far along? 15 Weeks (ended about December 20, 2013). Size of Baby According to The Bump, the baby is about the size of an orange, measuring 4 in. and weighing 2.5 oz. The baby is squirming a lot, possibly hiccuping, and moving all joints and limbs! Maternity Clothes? Not yet. Symptoms The usual – tired, hungry, lots of pee breaks. Over the past few weeks, muscles and ligaments in my lower abdomen have felt like they’re...

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Week 14 Pregnancy Recap
Dec14

Week 14 Pregnancy Recap

How far along? 14 Weeks (ended about December 13, 2013). Size of Baby According to The Bump, the baby is about the size of a lemon, measuring 3.4 in. and weighing 1.5 oz. The baby has doubled in size since last week, kidneys are making urine, liver and spleen are working, and lanugo is forming! Maternity Clothes? Not yet. Symptoms The usual – tired, hungry, lots of pee breaks (although those seem like they may be slowing a bit)....

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Week 13 Pregnancy Recap
Dec06

Week 13 Pregnancy Recap

How far along? 13 Weeks (ended about December 6, 2013). End of the first trimester!! Size of Baby According to The Bump, the baby is about the size of a peach, measuring 2.9 in. and weighing .81 oz. Its head is about 1/3 the size of the body, vocal cords are forming, and intestines are moving from the umbilical cord to their permanent location! Maternity Clothes? Not yet. I’ve been using the BeBand for pants that feel...

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