10 weeks to go! (Pregnancy journal)

I blinked and we're on the home stretch! So much has happened with this pregnancy since my last update, so bear with me because this post is going to be long.

How bub is progressing

He's great! Even through all the sickness and viruses I've had, he's soldiered on like a champion. He's getting bigger and stronger every day. We haven't had any recent ultrasounds so I don't have any pictures to share, but if you look at the comparison of April and August you can really see just how different my belly is. To think I felt so fat back in April; I really had no idea! [...]  read more

The news is out there – we’re having a baby!

After what has felt like forever, we finally made a public announcement yesterday that we’re expecting a baby. Hooray!

We had been discussing how we wanted to do it, and ultimately it was important to me that we were both represented in the picture. Me appearing in the picture though? Hell no. Mario is known for his baking/cooking skills, and I’m known for my love of converse. So we put our heads together and we came up with this:

I can’t say how much of a weight has been lifted off now that everyone knows. I’m not great at not¬†sharing things about myself – I write a blog about my life after all! I had started telling more and more people, especially as my belly started to come out. We made the announcement at work yesterday as well, and it wasn’t much of a surprise to anyone! [...]  read more