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“And I’ll know every tear was worth it all”

A couple months ago a friend posted a link to a video of a Shane & Shane song on Facebook.  I listened to it and then I listened to it again...and again.  Each time more and more of it sinking in, touching the broken parts of my heart.I began to sing along.  "Though You slay… Continue reading “And I’ll know every tear was worth it all”

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19 Week Bump

We are 19 weeks (yesterday). Everything is still going smoothly. I'm feeling good and seem to have a lot more energy lately. We have our 20 week doctor's appointment next week and level 2 ultrasound the following Monday with our perinatologist. Hopefully we will continue to be told that everything is right on track, and… Continue reading 19 Week Bump

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How Are You Today

While at work last week, a coworker came in and simply asked, "How are you today?" It's a simple question. Innocent. I did not expect that it would bring me to tears. Really, I'm not even sure where they came from. But there I was, unable to hold back the tears that were welling up… Continue reading How Are You Today

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18 Week Bump

We are 18 weeks (yesterday). I have started feeling a lot more kicks lately which makes me feel so much better. I still have a little bit of nausea, but for the most part it has subsided. Overall, I feel pretty great. My energy had definitely returned and now I just want to shop and… Continue reading 18 Week Bump

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17 Week Bump

We are currently 17 weeks (yesterday) into this pregnancy. We are rapidly approaching the halfway point! I am wishing we could just skip this winter and get to Spring already. I'm ready to have this little baby girl safe in my arms. Blood pressure is still doing great, and baby was right on track at… Continue reading 17 Week Bump

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Our Cupcake Gender Reveal

      We decided to have a little fun with our gender reveal.  Instead of just telling our family after our ultrasound, we I decided I wanted to let them know with cupcakes! First, start with your favorite cake recipe.  I used a simple yellow cake (recipe below). Add paper liners to your cupcake… Continue reading Our Cupcake Gender Reveal

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Confession

I have a confession. We had our 16 week appointment yesterday, and while to most people around me I was beyond excited (and I really was), inside I was terrified. I try to stay positive. I try to keep my faith. But truthfully, everyday is a struggle. Despite feeling the baby move while my husband… Continue reading Confession