Mar 31, 2010  •  In Personal, Pregnancy

As “That Month” Approaches…

I am officially in my second trimester and feeling great. I check my baby’s heartbeat with a fetal doppler every few days and know that it’s doing okay. But as “that month” approaches, I can’t help but be depressed. The nursery would be almost fully prepared. I should be waddling around with my stomach “out […]

Mar 26, 2010  •  In Comang, Cute

Move Over, That’s MY Pillow!

Further proof that my dog thinks he’s human: Not only does he like to sleep on his back, he also insists on resting his head on a pillow. You may also like: Sharing is Caring Star Wars Costumes (126 Days Until Halloween) Dogbrella Keeps Your Pooch Dry in the Rain [Genius Invention] 13 Reasons Why […]

Mar 25, 2010  •  In Books, Personal

The Return of “The Baby-Sitters Club”

I recently discovered that one of my favorite series while growing up, The Baby-Sitters Club, will be re-issued by Scholastic in April 2010. A side-by-side comparison of the old and new covers   As you can see above, the re-issue will have new cover designs (which I’m not sure I like…I liked the old covers […]

Mar 24, 2010  •  In Blogging, Gadgets, Giveaways, Home, Web

Win a DVD Player!

Alright, I know that DVDs are on their way out but I still cling onto my 500+ DVD collection because I love movies that much (I have no taste and will watch anything). Our old Toshiba DVD player was decent, but all that changed when we upgraded our television to a widescreen HDTV LCD. With […]

Mar 22, 2010  •  In Baby, Personal, Pregnancy

Hello Baby!

This morning J and I made a trip to Holy Name Medical Center — where I plan on giving birth — to have our nuchal translucency (NT) scan. The NT scan, otherwise known as the first trimester screening, is a combination of a sonogram and blood tests to identify risks of chromosomal abnormalities (e.g. Down’s […]

Mar 21, 2010  •  In Personal, Pregnancy

Ashamed of My Weight Gain

I have not written anything about weight gain so far…because I am so ashamed of it. Although I had morning sickness with my last pregnancy, I still had a tremendous appetite and ate everything in sight. So when I lost the baby at 12 weeks, I was already 5 lbs over my normal weight. The […]

Mar 21, 2010  •  In Comang, Personal

Not the Brightest Bulb in the Room

Reader tyeung612 left the following comment about my last post involving Comang: I love your dog…I just wanted to share that! I have a shih tzu myself and I’m not sure if it is the breed or if it’s the fact that i dropped him on his head as a puppy but he’s definitely not […]

Mar 18, 2010  •  In Christianity, Personal, Pregnancy, Touching

Weeping Tears of Joy for the Pipers

This morning, as I checked my Google Reader in usual fashion, I happened upon an update from Molly Piper. And I couldn’t. Stop. Crying. Some background… If you are a Protestant Christian living in America, there is a very good chance that you are familiar with John Piper. One of the most respected preachers and […]