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My Uterus is Confused

A few posts ago I talked about how my belly was so big and how annoyed I was hearing all the unsolicited comments about my large belly size.  Turns out there was a reason why my belly appeared and continues to appear larger than typical – I have a condition that affects 1% of pregnant [...]

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You Can Touch My Belly All You Want, But Stop Telling Me How Big It Is

  Last week I started my third trimester.  If you asked half the population, they probably would have told you that I look like I started my third trimester weeks ago.  In fact, since about week 23 or 24, I have received almost daily comments about my size: Wow, you have gotten biiiig Any day [...]

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She’s Been Floating Around In My Head for Years

I’ve got some big news to share.  I’m preggers.  At 41.  With my first GIRL! Many who know me know that this baby girl has been floatin’ around in my head for a loooong time.  I wrote To 3 or Not To 3 — That is the Question more than three years ago.  I have [...]

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Losing Someone Who Never Was

    A week ago today, I took a home pregnancy test and learned that I was pregnant with my 3rd child.  Those of you who know me know that I have been thinking and talking about having another baby for the last 4 years.  In fact, I chronicled my waffling over a 3rd child [...]

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Fitting in Fitness When Traveling With Kids

Remember the days when you just had to throw a few things in a suitcase and off you were to some exotic destination with all the time in the world to do whatever you pleased? And then you had kids. Now travel means that you pack for a bunch of people, you take along everything [...]

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