39 Week Details

39 Week Details

What Fruit are you? Baby girl is the size of a winter melon – and my back is feelin’ it Due date:  July 28th – ONE WEEK/7 DAYS AWAY! How far along:  39 weeks. Not dilated at all.  Next appointment:  Tomorrow! Last one before she’s supposed to be here Gender:  Female still. Pretty sure.   … Continue reading

37 Weeks

Well, I’ve finally rounded out and look very pregnant. It’s funny how many people at Church tell me they didn’t know I was pregnant til recently. I am a youth leader in my Ward and this kid who I’ve taught in Sunday School for months looked at me in surprise, pointed at my stomach, and … Continue reading

Discovering Positives in the Negatives

Discovering Positives in the Negatives

“They” say that high school is the pivotal point in your life where you discover/figure out who you are, what you want, etc, but for me, it wasn’t then, or in college, or on the spiritual life changing mission I served, it’s been during this first pregnancy. Shoot, who even knows if I really have … Continue reading

Belly Discovery

Belly Discovery

How far along? 30 weeks! Total weight gain/loss: 4 pounds – school’s been a doozy on me. Sleep: I sleep great! I only wake up once a night. The hardest part is going back to sleep; we have these psychotic birds right outside of our apartment that NEVER sleep and never stop chirping. Ear plugs are my … Continue reading

Discovery: A Baby Story

I know it’s been ages since I’ve blogged   and it would TAKE ages to tell my story, but as an extremely abridged update: I finally met the love of my life, moved to Louisiana, got married in the San Diego temple, and am now expecting my first baby, a girl, due this summer! (There … Continue reading

Fallen Hosts Book 2 Teaser

Here’s a teaser for the second book of the Fallen Hosts Trilogy. It’ll be done sometime this summer! The darkness hid his face from her, but she could hear the pain she was certain was written all over it when he spoke. “Why? Why him?” Tears burned at the corners of her eyes, threatening to … Continue reading

Trust or Bust: Marriage Watch

Biannually, members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints come together to watch living apostles and prophets deliver messages from the Lord to admonish, strengthen, and teach those listening. Whether you are Mormon or believe in no religion, issues in relationships or marriages seem to be pretty similar across the board. Lately, I’ve seen … Continue reading

Amazon Kindling 101

Here’s to hoping you’ll kindle the fire of reading and…ok I can’t finish the cheesiness. Moving on! In light of so many new tablets, laptops, apps, phones, and other electronics finding their way into the hands of more happy owners, here’s a quick tutorial/walkthrough of how to navigate through Amazon and Kindle, specifically with eBooks. … Continue reading