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Halloween – Tricks and Treats

We have our orange pumpkin full of candy ready and waiting for the neighborhood kiddos to come knock on the door. I'm actively trying to ignore the thoughts in my head. As usual, it's not really working. Last year I wore a skeleton shirt with a baby skeleton on the tummy. The very first outfit… Continue reading Halloween – Tricks and Treats

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15 Week Bump

15 weeks (yesterday). We find out gender next Thursday. So far everything is going good. Morning sickness has eased up a bit, now I just have a really sensitive gag reflex, so any weird smell makes me sick (which is getting really tiresome). Blood pressure is still doing great. Getting pregnant less than six months… Continue reading 15 Week Bump

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The Weight of Grief

I'm guessing it's all of the rapidly approaching holidays, or maybe it's just the seasons changing. Whatever "it" is, I've noticed the grief deepening lately. The heavy weight of the hurt and the ache has slowly been building. The tears have been falling all too easily. I'm sure some of that is just pregnancy hormones… Continue reading The Weight of Grief

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Innocence Lost

It's surreal to think that this time last year I was pregnant with our first child. I was almost 12 weeks along. Nearing the end of the first trimester. I was looking forward to finding out the gender and to the end of morning sickness. Everyone (doctor included) kept saying how our risks of a… Continue reading Innocence Lost