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Today is the three year “anniversary” of my first due date. It’s different this year, for sure, with McLovin here. I still feel cheated, I still feel a longing. But the edges are a little smoother, it’s less bitter and … Continue reading

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Thought of the Night

I’ve become a big fan of The Milk Meg. Just enough facts, insight and humor to keep me entertained. SaveSave

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Eight Months

This weekend my little McLovin is eight months old. Two thirds of a year. Eight months has flown by. It never went so fast when we were in the midst of the struggle and felt like we’d never get out. … Continue reading

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June 1, 2016

6/1/16 Weight check: up three pounds. I heard the heartbeat at our doctor’s appointment yesterday… in the 160’s and strong! Best moment of my week so far. I still want a turkey sandwiches and I miss feeling fit. I feel … Continue reading

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McLovin: Six Months

My little man has made it halfway around the sun (and a little further at this point.) He is doing well and being with him is the best part of my days. At his six month visit he weighed in … Continue reading

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May 24, 2016

5/24/16 The NIPT results came in today. We got an excited call from E… the results are NORMAL! Negative/low risk for all of the abnormalities that the MaterniT21 tests for… And, my gut feeling was correct… it is a BOY! … Continue reading

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Twenty Six

I’ve felt a bit emotional the past week or so, for different reasons. Nothing I care to write about tonight. I’m almost feeling a bit hormonal, but it’s not consistent. At 10:33 PM tonight it will be 26 weeks since … Continue reading

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May 16, 2016

I’ve gained two pounds thus far. I feel like it’s more but the numbers don’t lie. Today we had our nuchal scan with MFM at the hospital. The nuchal measurement is 1.9, which is well below the 3.0 that Dr. … Continue reading

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Thoughts On Mother’s Day

On this day last year: Mother’s Day. I went to a brunch at a nearby function facility with my mother and grandmother. Neither knew I was pregnant; in fact, my mother commented that I looked like I lost weight. The … Continue reading

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May 2, 2016

5/2/16 Well, today I found out what it feels like to go to an ultrasound and get good news. We had a visit with MFM at the hospital today, and at 10 weeks Dr. T was able to rule out … Continue reading

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