Wednesday, June 24, 2015

25 Week Pregnancy Update


25 weeks along and Baby L. is about 2 pounds and over a foot long and growing more and more each week.

Food: Thankfully, no food aversions.  Pretty much ALL food sounds good, ALL the time.  No strange food craving combinations, but definitely some cravings are going on.  I am not really an ice cream person but lately, I want as many chocolate malts as I can get my hands on.  Also, cheese.  Don’t put me near Goldfish crackers, sliced cheese, or mac & cheese because it will be gone very quickly, if I’m given the chance to devour it.  Maybe I need some calcium?  That’s what I’m telling myself.  Also, I have never wanted chicken strips more in my life.  I will still eat a pizza anytime and can’t get enough avocados.

Luckily Paul has become a very healthy eater recently so he is helping me stay on track with my crazy cravings.  I’m loading up on fresh produce and proteins at the grocery store each week his love for salads is helping me make sure to get enough greens.

I’m also craving all the fresh fruit that I can handle, and I have gained quite a bit of energy back so I’m staying active, which is helping with the ice cream indulgences!

Movement: So much of it!  There were certain things that I expe

Wednesday, June 10, 2015


may 8

May in Missouri was pretty fabulous, I must say.  I’m definitely out of the first-fourteen-week-weirdness of pregnancy, have regained some energy and had a full calendar of life-living to do!  And it’s hard to hate May when the weather was as great as it was.  Yes, we had some...

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

20 Week Pregnancy Update

Baby Laemmli - 20 weeks

HALFWAY!!  We are halfway to meeting our little babe!  The pregnancy is flying by and I’m so happy to say that I’m feeling much better than I was during the first 14 weeks.  I started to get some energy back around week 12, and then had another week or...

Monday, May 11, 2015



April was – dare I say it – uneventful?  Except it was full of good stuff all at the same time.  I had a conference out of town for work, a bridal shower, a wedding, and a weekend trip to KC which included my first IKEA experience.  And I...

Thursday, April 9, 2015

My thoughts on pregnancy: 3 months in


In case you missed something along the way…Paul and I are expecting our first baby in October and we couldn’t be more excited! When we first started trying I had no idea what to expect but I would be lying if I didn’t say that I was hoping that we...

Tuesday, April 7, 2015


March in Photos

March started out with snow but ended with the most beautiful spring days imaginable. And a new book, by one of my favorite authors: Of course, there was some food: