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Week 22: Mind, Body, Baby

5 months down, 4 to go, and feeling great! I love pregnancy; it's seriously fascinating that there's a little human being growing inside of me. And I feel this crazy bond to my belly; talking to it, rubbing it, nurturing it with healthy foods and dousing it in lotion. And now that we're starting to… Continue reading Week 22: Mind, Body, Baby

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Week 20: It’s a Boy!

Mark and I are thrilled to announce that we're having a boy!! We found out yesterday with a "silly" gender reveal party using silly string (thanks YouTube). It was so much fun! We are so grateful to be surrounded by so much love, especially from family and friends who happily shower us with blue string… Continue reading Week 20: It’s a Boy!

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Week 19: Baby B Would Like to Facetime…

It's been about two months since we last did a Baby Facetime, so we didn't exactly know what to expect. But wow, medical technology is amazing! We got to see the baby's fingers, toes, thumping heart, spine, brain, lungs, ears, mouth, nose, you name it! (We just looked away when they were zooming in to… Continue reading Week 19: Baby B Would Like to Facetime…

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Week 18: Goodbye, Pants

I'm 18 weeks pregnant which unofficially represents the "I hate pants" phase. They dig into my expanding belly and make sitting, running and even standing uncomfortable. I've been getting creative this week with hair ties to extend the waistbands or just letting the top button free. But it's officially time for summer dresses and those… Continue reading Week 18: Goodbye, Pants

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Week 17: The Honeymoon Period

As of yesterday I'm 17 weeks pregnant which means Baby B is just about 4 months along and the size of a pomegranate. Wait... I'm 4 months pregnant?! No way. I have a hard time believing that! It feels like yesterday that we found out about Baby B on that Easter Sunday/April Fools Day. Time… Continue reading Week 17: The Honeymoon Period

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Letter to Baby Bollozos

Dear Baby Bollozos (or "Goober Jr." as we're calling you!), Your Daddy and I don't know much about you yet, but we know you have a strong heartbeat, you're 16 weeks along, and you have quite a large head! And even though we don't know much about you, we already love you so much. And… Continue reading Letter to Baby Bollozos

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The Impossible Burger: Is it a game changer?

The Impossible Burger is no ordinary veggie burger. It sizzles like meat, it bleeds like meat, it looks like meat, and it tastes like meat. But it's made entirely from plants.  I think it'll go mainstream because in my 21-year experience as vegetarian, this is the best veggie burger I've ever had. And the company has raised… Continue reading The Impossible Burger: Is it a game changer?