Monday, June 23, 2008

35 weeks and waddling...

I don't understand how I am still getting bigger!

Court + Jared

The best thing to happen to me within these last two weeks is that Jared came home! I surprised him with the above scene in our living room/kitchen (we have the smallest apartment ever).

Since he got home, we started & finished our Rocky marathon, which I LOVED. We own Rocky 1-4 and finished our marathon in...well, 4 days.

We also have been on picnics at least 4 times per week!

We love being together!

Wednesday, June 11, 2008


This has been an exciting last couple of days. Yesterday, I got veneers (thanks to my awesome parents)! I have needed them for a long time. It’s actually quite ridiculous why I needed them in the first place; I have eaten too many sour things (lemons, kool-aid, sour candy, etc) and worn off a ton of enamel on my teeth. Below, is a before picture, taken yesterday morning:

And here I am, after the veneers! What a difference!!!

I had to throw on a picture with my big tummy too.

Life is pretty great right now. Jared came home yesterday and we are having so much fun being together. I feel like we just got married again; it is so awesome being with him. I will put up some pictures that we took together with my next post.

Thanks Mom and Dad for the veneers- they are awesome. I Love you!

Saturday, June 7, 2008

This week

Well, Lu left for San Diego on Friday :( for her new job as a traveling nurse. I'm proud of her though. I drove out to Sandy to say goodbye- we had a great time. We went out for Mexican, then to the mall. Of course, I couldn't afford anything, since all my money is going to the baby $$$.

Today, I went to Jana's bridal shower- I'm so excited for her! She's getting married in August to a guy that reminds me a little of Jared. Lucky us!

Here is the GINORMOUS picture of myself at 33 weeks. Can't believe it.

This is a picture from a couple weeks ago, when I bought a ton of baby clothes on sale. All I can think about these days is BABY, BABY, BABY. I also think the nesting phase has officially begun. I cannot stop cleaning! And organizing. In fact, there is honestly nothing left to clean or organize. Last night, my mind was swirling so much, I woke up at 3:30 am and could not get back to sleep. That will make for a really long day---and I'm trying to make time go by fast until Jared comes back! (Tuesday...almost here!!!)

Speaking of baby, here's a funny story of the diaper bag I just bought.
So, I walk into Baby's R Us about a week ago, looking around. I find this diaper bag and fall in love with it. I'm on the phone talking with Jared before I spend the $$$ to buy it (it was kinda expensive) and telling him how perfect it is. Suddenly, a "salesperson" interupts me to ask me if the diaper bag I was gonna buy had a plastic lining in it. We looked and it did. Then she started asking me about the shoulder strap (I'm still on the phone), so I got off the phone and she had me go over to the diaper bag shelves with her. She then started bashing the bag that I picked out and telling me that it wasn't big enough. She tried to sell me a huge, ugly duffel bag. She was so annoying that I finally put back the bag I had picked out. I felt like if I bought the Columbia bag, that she would make me feel like the hugest idiot. Plus, I just wanted out of the store! What kind of salesperson convinces you not to buy something?!
Anyways, the next day, I regreted not buying the bag. I looked it up on the internet and found a ton of positive reviews (I know, how lame am I to spend my time researching diaper bags on the internet!?!?) To make a long story short, I went back a few days later. The first person I see when I walk in was the "unsalesperson." I walked right by her, picked up the bag, and went to the checkout. The cashier told me how awesome the bag was, and then the person behind me asked where I got it because she wanted one. I looked up at the stupid worker, who was now staring at me, gave her a big smile, while slinging my new diaper bag over my shoulder. What an experience!

Monday, June 2, 2008


Well, I would've posted pictures of my trip to Phoenix...had I actually brought my camera. Ooops!

I had such a fantastic time though. I stayed with my good friend, Kimmy. She is the best host ever. She let me borrow her Acura, a car that I am now obsessed with, and took me out to eat. We had so much fun!!! Mekell's wedding was also beautiful and I'm glad that I was able to go down there to support her. I remember how many people came to Jared and I's wedding; it was really touching. Weddings always make me want to get married again! I LOVED my wedding day so much.

In my spare time...oh wait, I have none. I've overbooked myself to keep busy until Jared comes back (next Tuesday...hooray!!!) Tonight, I will finish an editing project that I started last week. I'm editing a manuscript about technical canyoneering in the Colorado Plateau for a book about to be published. It's been an interesting project- very time consuming, but it will buy little Noah a stroller, so I think it's been worth it.

Hope everyone is having a great Monday!!!