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Maisyn Belle

Maisyn Belle

So much love and happiness in one little face.  Mark and I are delighted to present to you our precious daughter, Maisyn Belle!  She was born on Saturday, June 7th at 8:38 p.m weighing 7 […]

06/12/2014

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Embarrassing Pregnancy Problems

When my husband and I learned I was pregnant, I’m pretty sure he was expecting a beautiful bump and a glowing, radiant wife. Little did he realize my pregnancy wasn’t always going to be pretty.

04/24/2014

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7 More Weeks

I apologize for falling behind on the blog!  The past weeks have been extremely tough.  I’ve called in sick one day each week, for the past 3 weeks because I’ve been in extreme pain and really […]

04/21/2014

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Meaning Behind a Name

We got to see our baby girl in 3D during a sonogram this past weekend.  It was incredible and almost unreal to see such great images of her!  She was shy at first.  She hid her […]

04/07/2014

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Toilet Paper > Gold

Talk about 3rd trimester symptoms! Just minutes after I finished writing and posting my positive 30 weeks pregnancy update on the blog, I all of a sudden lost complete control of my body! I had to leave work […]

04/03/2014

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30 Weeks

Only 10 more weeks to go!  Woohoo! How I’m feeling: It’s hit or miss. Some days, I’m extremely tired and moody. Other days, I feel fantastic and am full of energy! I’m grateful every day. :) […]

04/01/2014

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Baby Names

Mark and I have had a tough time naming our baby these past months.  We couldn’t agree on anything!  Great news- we have finally come to an agreement!  We’ll tell you baby girl’s name soon. :)

03/28/2014

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Say What? What Not to Say to a Pregnant Woman

Maybe I’m just hormonal and/or extremely sensitive but I believe some people, even well-intentioned ones, shouldn’t speak to moms-to-be.  Here are some annoying, upsetting and even scary things people have said to me throughout my […]

03/25/2014

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Flashback Friday

In honor of “Flashback Friday,” I wanted to share some baby pictures with you!  Mark and I have been enjoying ourselves, imagining how our baby girl will look.  Will she have my eyes?  Mark’s lips?  Who will she look […]

03/14/2014

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The Final Lap

As I approach the final lap (trimester) of pregnancy, I feel great!  Baby girl is about 15 inches long, 2 ½ pounds and is the size of a cucumber, according to What to Expect.  She […]

03/12/2014

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Up Close and Personal – Body Image Issues

I only had one fear going into this pregnancy: weight gain.  I’ve always had body image issues.  For a short time in my life, I suffered from anorexia.  At one point, my liver stopped functioning properly […]

02/21/2014

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Goodbye 20′s

I turn 30 years old today!  I’ve never been happier. I’m married to the love of my life, we’re expecting our first child, I’m surrounded by amazing family and friends and I’m living my dream […]

02/15/2014

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