Walk of Hope 2014 Wrap-Up

It was gray and drizzling at 7 AM when we loaded up the car to head down to National Harbor for this year’s Walk of Hope. Gibson quickly became angry in the car seat and let us know for the … Continue reading

Letters to Gibson

That’s right. It’s my hot blog, I’ll do what I want. And what I want is to hop on the mom blogger bandwagon and write letters to my son at pre-determined milestones. Like turning one month old. So yes, this … Continue reading

Let’s Hear It For The Boy!

Let’s hear for the man. No April Fool’s Day tricks or jokes today. Let’s hear it for my husband. This raising a kid thing is everything I thought it would be. But I’ll be damned if it’s not a million … Continue reading

Exercise in the Third Trimester

Seriously. Just… what? I can barely walk these days. I’ve had to bail on my group training because my pelvis wants to split in half at the mere thought of doing lunges. Even walking the hallways at work and taking … Continue reading

30 Weeks… EEK!

For someone who never thought she’d ever even be able to get pregnant, I’m pretty darn pregnant. It’s a blessing that comes with swollen ankles and lumbering steps as I walk down the hall. ┬áIn the mornings, I curse my … Continue reading

A Moment to Mourn the One That May Never Be

Thankfully this post isn’t about losing a child. At least not in the physical sense. Everything is still A-OK and on track with this pregnancy, thank the stars. I just want to talk a little bit about how I felt … Continue reading

20 Week & Boy or Girl?

This past Friday I hit the 20 week mark. HALFWAY THERE! I can’t believe it’s gone by so quickly. But in other ways, I remember every moment of morning sickness, round ligament pain, fatigue, heartburn, etc. If I reflect on … Continue reading

I Used to Love My Cats- The State of My State

I Used to Love My Cats- The State of My State

Judge me if you must, but since I’ve gotten pregnant- I just don’t love my cats the way I used to. Some may say it’s my shifting priorities. However, I know better. It’ because my cats are now more like … Continue reading

Two Years is a Long Time… But It Could Have Been Longer

On Tuesday I made my little announcement about finally getting pregnant. And a few hours later, I was reminded that it’s been a much longer struggle for so many other women. I know how much I’ve longed and despaired in … Continue reading