Today is July 18, 2011… Do you know why this date is significant, dear readers? Well, today is my baby’s DUE DATE!!! Today is the day I’m supposed to meet my baby girl…the love of my life, the apple of my eye – the doll that I get to dress up every day for at least the next 5 years…. But I don’t know, something tells me little one is getting cold feet. … [Read more...]
A week ago when I got an invitation to attend a surprise bachelorette party for my friend this weekend, I was sure I’d have a baby by now. BUT, if for some god awful reason I was still preggers by the time the party rolled around, I figured the “live entertainment” – read: STRIPPER – would send me straight into labor! So I was all about it! I was told recently on … [Read more...]
Trading binge drinking for an ice cream binger – happy 4th of July! Plus, check out my 38-week baby bump!
Oh how life can change in the span of a year. <------This time last year I was down in Hermosa Beach celebrating our nation’s b-day by binge drinking for 3 days straight. It was so fun. I’ll never forget that weekend because my hangover on the ride home officially ranks in my top 3 worst of all time. But you don’t get into those high ranks without it being a … [Read more...]
With 3 weeks until my due date, I’ve taken my final class of pregnancy – childbirth preparation! From 9-4 this past Saturday, Jeff and I learned the various techniques of pain management, watched videos of women giving birth with and without an epidural, and learned all the many details I’ll need to know to help prepare me for this monumental event coming up. I’d … [Read more...]
On Saturday night, as my husband was putting together the new baby swing and I was organizing the baby’s dresser drawers by clothing size, my mind shot back to that fateful night in October when I read the word “Pregnant” across that little EPT stick. I was in New Orleans and, unfortunately, was nursing a wicked hangover! I just had this nagging feeling that I … [Read more...]