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2016… I’m Back… And officially a MOM!!!

Want to hear something crazy?!?!? ….. I. AM. A. MOM! I had Maverick Lee on October 22, 2015 at 12:11pm. My beautiful baby boy was 6lbs. 8oz. and 20inches (in other words; he’s perfect) J. I can’t begin to express my love for him and for his health. Labor and delivery was, uh, AWFUL. I… Continue reading 2016… I’m Back… And officially a MOM!!!

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Being pregnant and engaged has turned me into a girly girl…. WEIRD!

I grew up playing sports and wrestling with brothers. I don’t have any sisters and have always been outnumbered by the boys. I don’t think I have been downright boyish, but I would say that I have always been a “tomboy”. Given the choice over nike shorts and a t-shirt or a dress?? ummmm I… Continue reading Being pregnant and engaged has turned me into a girly girl…. WEIRD!

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My first official baby shower….. SURPRISE!!!!

So my first official baby shower was a complete surprise and I loved it. My co-workers planned a little surprise shower for me at work. Now I know most women plan little after work or lunch showers for other women at work, but let me just say I never expected to have one at work.… Continue reading My first official baby shower….. SURPRISE!!!!

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35.5 weeks pregnant and still working…. FUN!

So today I am 35.5 weeks pregnant, having those false contractions every few days, constant back pain, swollen ankles & hands, using the bathroom every 15 minutes, and all those other fun symptoms that come with the joys of being pregnant. Some women make this pregnancy thing look like a walk in the park on… Continue reading 35.5 weeks pregnant and still working…. FUN!

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For those like me that don’t want a Gender Reveal Party!

So let me start by saying that I have been to many Gender Reveal parties and loved every one of them. I think they are so fun and exciting (when hosted the right way). If you had one or are planning one please don’t think I am bashing the idea because I definitely am NOT.… Continue reading For those like me that don’t want a Gender Reveal Party!

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The first trimester (sparing you all the details): There is nothing “glowing” or “miraculous” about morning sickness:

                       Let me start this by saying that “morning” sickness is a crock of shit. For me it was more like morning, mid-morning, lunch time, and afternoon sickness. My guess is some male doctor somewhere called it morning sickness to trick pregnant women into thinking… Continue reading The first trimester (sparing you all the details): There is nothing “glowing” or “miraculous” about morning sickness: