December

01 January 2019

Okay, first things first: baby active spirit is due in May.

Above: 10 weeks
Below: 18 weeks

It is wild how quickly these little nuggets grow, and frankly speaking, it is creepy how alien-like they look in those early stages.

A few things to note:

  • This was not my timing, but I suppose God wanted me to get on His timeline so here we are.
  • The gender reveal will happen when I give birth and not a moment sooner.
  • I refuse to have a baby shower: none of that frou frou awww-inducing nonsense.

As much as I enjoy blogging my life in this space, I have hardly documented this maternity journey of mine, but honestly, there has not been much to share. I bought a full body pillow in hopes of a better sleeping experience at night. I picked up exactly two pairs of maternity jeans. I (annoyingly) went up a bra size. My nipples hurt like crazy when even the slightest chill crosses my path. Everything smells horrible, and nothing tastes as good as it did when I was getting a period every month. Other than that, it is business as usual over here.

🤷🏾‍♀️

As for the rest of the month...



I enjoyed every bit of those last days of fall.


I rediscovered the deliciousness that is Grindhouse Burger.


J and I had a super chill date night seeing A Christmas Carol performed by a majority black cast.


My co-workers and I had a delicious holiday brunch at Another Broken Egg.


I checked out some Christmas lights around town.


I watched more Christmas movies than I can recall.


I even forced Raven to get into the Christmas spirit.

😉

6 comments

  1. Ahhh a baby active spirit!!! Congrats!! I'm beyond excited for you! God's timing is something else isn't it? Oh and I can totally relate to everything smelling horrible lol. I thought I'd never get my old nose back. I hope you're feeling well (out of the first trimester so hopefully!) and can't wait to follow along this new journey for you. Happy New Year!

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    1. thanks, Tyshia! i am feeling better but still not 100% like myself. i assume that won’t happen until i pop :/

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  2. Congrats my love! Baby Active will be in the house soon!
    Please tell me that tacos still taste good lol. Hopefully things will change soon, but God's timing is everything.

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    1. thank you, Amanda! there was actually a brief period where the thought of tacos made me queazy! i was worried at first my it went away and i’m back to my regular order of asada con verduras y salsa verde🌮

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  3. Ahhhhhh CONGRATULATIONS! I am so excited for you and J! Also, 100% percent in support of the "no gender reveal" because at the end of the day, all that matters is that you have a healthy baby. Ahhh what a wonderful bit of news to catch up on this Monday morning. :)

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    1. Thanks, love! I'm still (internally) freaking out over here lol.

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