PREGNANCY UPDATE: 39 WEEKS

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Hi Everyone,

I can’t believe I’m doing my 39 week pregnancy update! We’re so so close to meeting our little one that it seems surreal to me! I am definitely feeling exhausted and am over being pregnant at this point. Nonetheless, I’m extremely grateful to God for every moment of this beautiful journey.

HOW FAR ALONG: 39 weeks!

TOTAL WEIGHT GAIN: I’m currently 149 pounds :/ seriously, how is this even possible? lol

MATERNITY CLOTHES: of course… nothing else fits 🙂

STRETCH MARKS: Nope!

SLEEP: I don’t remember what it feels like to sleep through the night.. but it’s ok 🙂 all worth it!

BEST MOMENT RECENTLY: Setting up the nursery! It’s such a delicate and girly room. Can’t wait to show it to you all.

MISS ANYTHING: SLEEP!

MOVEMENT: Not feeling as much movements but they’re definitely stronger.

FOOD CRAVINGS: Pomegranates

ANYTHING MAKING YOU QEASY OR SICK: No

LABOR SIGNS: Lots of pre-labor contractions. Baby is super low, so low that doctors are able to feel her head when checking my cervix. Lol TMI, I know 😉 Was also told that I’m currently 2cm dilated.

MOOD: Anxious, in a good way. Definitely feeling like I’m exhausted from being pregnant and am ready to meet our little girl.

LOOKING FORWARD TO: Meeting our baby! I still can’t believe that soon we’re going to be parents of two!

WELCOMING FALL 2016

Hi everyone! Hope you’re all doing well and are enjoying the beautiful fall weather. It’s hard for me not to smile while writing this post because I’m just so overwhelmed with joy and gratitude when I look at these pictures. They remind me how lucky of a girl I am. God blessed me with a loving husband, a handsome little boy and a precious little girl who we will soon welcome into this world. Don’t get me wrong, my life isn’t perfect but I sure am one happy gal right now.

We recently had the pleasure of meeting and shooting with Veronika from “HONEST IMAGE PHOTOGRAPHY“. Taking pictures isn’t something David and Roman enjoy but thanks to Veronikas very hard efforts we were able to make them smile in a few of the shots 😉 thanks girl!  It was extremely difficult having to narrow down some of our favorite pictures because there were that many beautiful shots. If you live in the Sacramento area definitely consider her for your next photo shoot because she’s truly amazing and super fun to be around. I hope you all love the pictures just as much as we do!

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PREGNANCY UPDATE : 31 WEEKS

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Hi everyone! Hope you all had a wonderful weekend. I’m 31 weeks pregnant which means I’m only 9 weeks away from my due date, and that my friends, is so so soon!!! I’m due December 15th but based on how I’ve been feeling and my previous pregnancy I think this little one will be an earlier baby. My husband and I have pretty much settled on a name for our precious little girl but I still have that 2% doubt about it. I’ve grown up knowing that if I was to ever have a little girl I would name her (….) but now that I really am having a girl I”m a little nervous about calling her such a bold name. I just now realized how much easier it is with boy names! I can easily give you 5 names that I LOVE but with girls there’s only a couple and one of them is taken, my beautiful little niece has that name!!! The struggle is R E A L guys!

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HOW FAR ALONG: 31 weeks

TOTAL WEIGHT GAIN: I’m currently 138 pounds, which puts me at 28 pounds total :/

MATERNITY CLOTHES: That’s all I can fit at the moment 😉

STRETCH MARKS: Nope!

SLEEP: WHAT SLEEP? Horrible, absolutely horrible. Just last night I woke up at 2 am and couldn’t go back to sleep until 4:30 am! I wake up several times per night to pee. Dark under eye circle game is currently really strong.

BEST MOMENT RECENTLY: Having my husbands mom visit from Washington. My son LOVES her so much and every time she’s over he’s just such a happy kiddo!

MISS ANYTHING: SLEEP!

MOVEMENT: TONS! Sometimes it’s a little scary because her movements can get really strong and painful.

FOOD CRAVINGS: None at the moment.

ANYTHING MAKING YOU QEASY OR SICK: No

LABOR SIGNS: A LOT of braxton hicks! They are getting stronger and stronger the closer I get to my due date…. but nothing to worry about.

MOOD: Moody and very anxious. The closer we get to the due date the more nervous and anxious I’m getting.

LOOKING FORWARD TO: Our 3D ultrasound. I haven’t seen our little girl since our 19 week ultrasound and I can’t wait to see how much she has grown. Has any one of you done a 3D ultrasound?