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Prediction Results!

Prediction Results!

Congratulations to Lucas for predicting the men’s winner and 4th place finisher as well as only being 8 seconds off of the women’s winning time. His win is especially impressive when you consider he had Amy Cragg in his women’s top 5 (who announced this […]

My Marathon Olympic Team Picks

My Marathon Olympic Team Picks

It’s finally here! The Marathon Olympic Trials are tomorrow, so it’s time to finally make my picks. Want to enter your picks? Join my prediction contest here. Women First place: Jordan Hasay If Jordan is healthy, I don’t see how she doesn’t win. She has […]

Baby Registry Essentials

Baby Registry Essentials

I am in the stage of life where many of my friends have babies or are pregnant, and I’m the type of person who compulsively reads reviews before making a purchase, so I put together a list of items I’ve enjoyed using with my little […]

Caleb’s Birth Story

Caleb’s Birth Story

39 Weeks I never had a 39-week blog post since he was born on that day, so a quick recap of what happened in that week: I was not feeling great. I was stressed about my blood pressure (really didn’t want to be induced), uncomfortable, […]

38 Weeks

38 Weeks

Baby Size Caleb is the size of a mini-watermelon at about 19.5 inches long and about 6.8 pounds. Pros We are officially in the 4-week timeframe of when Caleb will arrive! Likely 3-week timeframe since I’m not entirely sure my doctor would let me go […]

37 Weeks

37 Weeks

Baby Size Caleb is the size of a canary melon at about 19″ long and around 6.2 pounds. 37 weeks is considered early term, so really from here on out, he’s the size of a baby. Highs We checked a few more items off the […]

36 Weeks

36 Weeks

Baby Size Caleb is about the size of a papaya at 18.75 inches long and 5.8-6 pounds. Highs I had another doctor’s appointment at the end of last week and got to meet another doctor in the practice who I liked as well. She did […]

35 Weeks

35 Weeks

Baby Size Caleb is the size of a honeydew melon at about 18.2 inches long and about 5.25 pounds (though see the growth scan estimate below). Highs I’ve had a couple of weeks of feeling really good! It is amazing to me that I can […]

34 Weeks

34 Weeks

Baby Size Caleb is the size of a spaghetti squash at about 17.75 inches long and 4.75 pounds. Highs I put some shelves up above the changing table and despite the struggle to get them on the wall. Did you know that increased clumsiness is […]