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Showing posts from April, 2018

Meet Emma

As I said in my previous post, my pregnancy went pretty smoothly. 
I was lucky to not deal with morning sickness. Well, just very mild nausea here and there when hunger struck or from certain smells. Coffee turned my stomach during first trimester but by third I was craving it. I didn’t have any fun cravings. I just found myself dealing with food aversions most of the pregnancy. And by the end I had such bad heartburn that I ended up avoiding a lot of foods to prevent it. 
My biggest complaint about my pregnancy was the water retention I had. I was a giant swollen pregnant lady by the end. My feet barely fit in shoes and I had cankles for the last three months. It was horrible. But overall I enjoyed being pregnant. No symptoms were unbearable. 
We found out at our 20-week anatomy scan that we were having a girl which made everything incredibly real. Now I could try to picture our baby, think up names, and call the baby ‘her’ or ‘she’. I loved feeling her kick and hearing her heartbeat th…

Where Has the Time Gone

Wow. Where to start?! 
Last year was a bit of a blur. Life got overwhelming and crazy and wonderful. Not everything was great but the year ended amazing. And so far 2018 has been really good.
We decided to move at the beginning of last year; sell our house and find our forever home. We wanted to purchase something a bit nicer, bigger and in a great neighbourhood. This meant we had to head out of the city to find something we could afford. This lead to months of stress while we got the house ready, had house viewings, open houses, and then finally we got an offer! We were left with a short closing date so we had to go crazy looking at homes quickly to find something sooner than later. Well, we found our dream house! We had about a month to pack up our house and move into the new place. It was nuts! But it was all worth it.
This past summer we also found out I was pregnant. We were over the moon! But also shocked and amazed since it finally happened. I feel like the summer was a very surre…