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Almost Done

“Almost done!” That’s what everyone keeps telling me, but pregnancy has a funny way of messing with time.  Days seem longer, weeks are anxiously marked and then you’re “almost done.” At 35 weeks, I don’t feel almost done. Gestational Diabetes has a way of making things feel drawn out.  In my earlier post, I shared what […]

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Dear Baby Girl

Dear Baby Girl, You both delight and terrify me. I have spent many a sleepless night wishing for you, and now that you’re on the way I am overwhelmed with emotions. Up until you, I have been elbows deep in trains, dinosaurs, bugs, worms and dirt. Literally letting worms crawl in and out of his […]

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Homemade Ice Tea Lemonade

Since I gave up soda and sugary drinks long ago, I mostly drink water or polar seltzer now. However, some hot summer days you just want something else. Since I’m pregnant and have Gestational Diabetes, it has to be low carb and non-alcoholic.  I was craving some ice tea lemonade, but one popular brand I […]

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You Want Me to Eat What?

You want me to eat what?? I’m sure my husband thought that exact question on several occasions over the last few years, but thankfully he had the good sense to keep it to himself.  When we first met he was a self described junk food junkie.  His diet consisted mainly of pizza, chips, soda, brownies […]

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