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    Final Pregnancy Update

    I’ve been scrambling to get this final post up for awhile and a late evening phone call has forced me to get this done tonight. My midwife called to let me know that as of Monday, she will no longer be my care taker for my pregnancy and that she is transferring me to Dr. Noble who has agreed to induce me on Tuesday morning.  From our brief phone conversation, these are the details: Monday, I will have the appointment with the doctor at 9 am to discuss the cervidel that will be inserted for 12 hours later that night, to help my body ready itself for the large amounts…

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    Mr. Sandman

    Once again, insomnia strikes again.  I’m sitting here, typing, after a Tylenol pm and a two hour attempt to fall asleep.   I keep trying to holler for the sandman to come but I think he must be out on vacation. This stinks. I have to wake up early and it makes me fatigued all. day. long.  UGH! So frustrating. It’s a combination of pregnancy discomfort and not being able to breathe well, on top of the endless mental list that is running through my head.   I guess when you can’t sleep, you think.  And thinking so much keeps me from sleeping.  Double edged sword.    I should probably stop here…

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    Panic Mode

    I had a moment of panic yesterday after I was asked, “When are you due?” by an overly cheerful cashier at Wal-Mart.   “Four weeks.” I reply. The words four weeks kept repeating itself in my head.  Is it really just four more weeks before I’m holding another baby?  Holy smokes!!  This is the moment that my brain went into panic mode.  Why, you ask?  Well, here is a start… See this?  And this?  And this? Yeah…I’ve totally slacked on my nesting phase this pregnancy.  This is what Rori’s wall looks like right now and let me tell ya, it’s not pretty.  My attempts at organizing it quickly became a dumping…

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    My JBF Loot

    This year was the first I had ever heard of the JBF (Just Between Friends) kids consignment sale that only sets up twice a year here in Ft. Worth.  I knew I wanted to go from the second I heard about it.  Mainly for the clothes, shoes, and essentials that usually cost you an arm and a leg if bought brand new.  (They do a 50% off day on their last day of being open.  Be prepared to be in a LONG line if you go on this day.  We waited over one hour.) Any hoo, here is the loot that I bought.   Here are the clothes, shoes etc,…

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    Two Week Meal Plan

     Two Week Menu                  Click here for my printable grocery list! Dinners: Hot dogs w/ corn Baked chicken breasts with salad & rolls Pasta w/meat sauce and salad & bread Ham & cheese on rolls w/roasted veggies Tacos w/ rice, or taquitos Chicken fried steak w/mashed potatoes & gravy Sloppy joes w/tater tots Pork chops w/green beans & mashed potatoes & rolls Chicken enchiladas w/ beans Chicken alfredo pizza w/ bacon Pancakes w/ eggs & potatoes Meatloaf, corn & green beans Pizza w/bread sticks Chicken fried steak sandwiches w/ gravy Breakfasts: Mexican Burrito w/ chorizzo cereal eggs toast waffles Lunches: Chicken salad Wraps BLT Soup & grilled cheese Sandwiches & chips…