Kate and I both checked out perfectly today at the midwife’s! Her heartbeat was strong and in the 160s. I’ve gained 12 lbs. total, half of what they’re recommending I gain! Hooray! My blood pressure was perfect and we’re both growing right on track. I feel very grateful and blessed. Here’s me today after a speaking gig this morning.
I’ll get right to the good stuff… Kate means “pure” and Annelise means “grace of God’s bounty.” I picked out Kate for our girl name with baby #1 in 2005 and Annelise has been a favorite since I had a preschooler named Annelise in my AWANAS class in the 1990s. Plus Anne is a family name and mine and my… View Post
MILESTONE! This was me at the Gilbert Historial Museum during my stint at the front desk a few days ago and for THE FIRST TIME, I had an older lady turn to leave and said, “Now you go sit down and take it easy.” Most of the time, people say, “Oh, are you pregnant??” so it was nice to be… View Post
A lot has happened! This baby is bumping around more and definitely growing. My belly changes shape during the day and I look bigger as the day progresses. I added an extra pillow to sleep. Every time I sit up from lying down, I burp. It happens with every pregnancy. Feeling really terrific over all and zero complaints! At the… View Post
I’m definitely feeling the baby more, both just where it’s positioned (I feel this MASS on one side or the other) and little flutters and swishes. It’s the sweetest!! My nose has gotten better, I’m still sleeping great and I’m feeling super over all. I wore a new dress for Easter at church and everyone was admiring the baby bump…. View Post