Wednesday, September 25, 2013

5 Favorites, Vol. 18 (or why I've been a bad blogger)

Yeah, I know I've made a few excuses before, but . . . linking with Hallie and the rest to share my absolute most favoritest things on a wonderful Wednesday.

1. This photo shoot gone terribly wrong:


Not quite

Still no

The shot I wanted . . . wrong parent

2. And this shot:

All bloat and chub, I swear

3. Yep, Lil Bean #2 is expected to arrive sometime on or around April 5, 2014. I'm 12 weeks and however many days. I'm doing well, as long as I have an adequate number of carbs ingested on any given day, particularly in the pre-noon hours. Baby is doing fine and has a nice strong heartbeat. And hearing your own baby's heartbeat, especially for the first time, is one of my favorites of all time.

4. Another real fav -- don't hate me! -- I don't get much in the way of morning sickness. I've never thrown up from it. The worst I've faced is nausea, largely caused by my stomach deciding this or that food is no longer an acceptable option. Carbs are safe, so carbs win. Often. Plus some strange milk cravings?!? And there's been plenty of exhaustion, compounded by life with a crazy climbing toddler-ish person.

5. So the real reason I've been a bad blogger has been the combination of first trimester exhaustion, first trimester stomach finicky-ness and feeling like I wasn't ready to write about a huge part of my life right now. Since everything seems to be good to go, watch out world . . . crazy pregnant blogger lady is on the loose! Definitely a favorite. :)

Happy Wednesday!!

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  1. Congratulations!!! Hope the morning sickness is gone soon :)

  2. Congratulations!!! So excited for you!

  3. Oh my goodness! Congratulations! You look so beautiful. And those pictures in #1 are hilarious. What a sweet pea she is. :)

  4. Congratulations on another baby! I love that picture of your daughter looking at Daddy's tummy as if there is someone in there, too cute!

  5. YAY!!! This is the best news ever. What a wonderful blessing. Will be praying for all of you.

  6. CONGRATS! We are due in April too! 11 weeks along. :) Just clicked over from 5 Faves @ Moxie Wife.

  7. Congratulations!!!! So happy for you. And that last photo in #1 is hilarious. :-)


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