29 weeks

[Thursday, July 27] “Baby is as Big as an Acorn Squash!” I always look forward to Thursdays because it means I’m into another week of pregnancy. But now it is even more meaningful because every week gives baby a better chance of being born healthy and happy. One of the first things I did this […]

Officially on bed rest

[Wednesday, July 26] Everything is a bit of a blur of many phone calls and lots of information but I will try to get it straight (mostly thanks to call logs). Jesse went to work since it was his last few days before going back to school for 2.5 months to finish his apprenticeship. A [...]

Some bad news

[Tuesday, July 25 (cont’d)] Pregnancy had been going well … a little too well perhaps. I mean, getting pregnant was a breeze! And sure I have the usual discomfort of growing a little human inside me, the frequent bathroom breaks, sore hips, and all that fun stuff. But I have experienced hardly any nausea/morning sickness, […]

Welcome to the third trimester

My blog posts are usually happy-go-lucky rambles with beautiful photos of friends and I enjoying the trails and mountains. Unfortunately things are about to get a bit more serious. Last Thursday was my first official day of the third trimester. How exciting! And also terrifying. Things were starting to get real and the concept of […]

Starting a Family

Both my husband, Jesse, and I were never determined to have children but we did picture our future with them – maybe one or two. I think part of me never wanted to get too excited about kids because there was always a chance that it wouldn’t be in the cards for us. However, we were both open to adoption or becoming foster parents if that was the case.

Around the time we got married, we starting discussing family more and more. At some point we set a tentative date, because I felt like we might just always put if off if we didn’t have sort of a vague timeline in mind.