Tag Archives: third trimester

I don’t think you’re ready for this belly

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Rolling toward the finish

I hit the 37 week mark on Friday and breathed a huge sigh of relief.  From here on out, I am within the window for a home birth 🙂  Despite general increasing discomfort for me, the more time baby spends … Continue reading

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The consequences of eating watermelon seeds

It should be illegal to sell watermelon without some kind of warning label. WARNING: Consumption of watermelon seeds may cause extreme abdominal swelling and numerous other side effects.

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Right back where I started from

Saltine crackers, nice noodles, and lots of bonding time with the couch.  35 weeks is looking a lot like 7 weeks, though I suspect it’s not entirely pregnancy related.  Rather than nausea, I’ve been experiencing lots of GI cramping, so … Continue reading

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Cupcake craving

We shared these eight cupcakes among seven people — I swear!

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First Mother’s Day-ish

We biked over to the Botanical Garden for a short walk before I headed on to church this morning.  The iris greeted us — quite a show!

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Back in the saddle

The bike saddle, that is 🙂  My chondromalacia (AKA runner’s knee) mostly resolved itself, no medical attention necessary. How did I know I had chondromalacia without visiting the doctor?  Well, I’m a bit of an expert in self-diagnosis.  Since I’ve … Continue reading

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