28 weeks…

hello!

i know it has been a VERY long time (10 weeks to be exact) since last i posted…

i am at 28 weeks this week. pretty amazing! yippes… picture of the ever expanding belly below šŸ™‚

belly last week @ 27 weeks

belly last week @ 27 weeks

i have been feeling a bit better over all… but was still being plagued by almost daily bouts of the runs – it has been 7 MONTHS of being afraid to go far from the loo, ”just in case”… i just went off dairy this week (already i am off gluten for 6 years now, because i have celiac). it is sad for me to have NO cheese and NO butter and NO real ice cream – i had already been avoiding milk, guess i somehow ”knew” deep down that dairy was a problem for me šŸ˜¦

my mom is coming to visit nov 3rd for 9 days! i am SO very excited to see her and spend some time with her. it is hard that my folks live so far away.

on monday dakota and i are going to CT to get married (shot gun elopement). it is going to be a blast. next year at this time we will have a big party/celebration with all of our family and friends – and our little girl who will be 9 months old by then – but for now (next week), it will be just the two of us and the justice of the peace, a photographer and some video – so we can show it at our party next year.

we are doing well, still holding our breath a bit till we get through this and our little one is with us… the fear never completely leaves though it gets smaller and the excitement grows with each passing week.

got a sweet request to fill you all in on how we were doing, so now you all know. i have been trying to follow along on all your journeys… even though i don’t comment as much these days. my heart is still with you all.

xxoo mulberry

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17 Responses

  1. Didn’t anyone ever tell you that horizontal stripes make you look pregnant? Heh! It’s beautiful.
    I’m so sorry that you are still not feeling great. No dairy. Damn.
    But yay for getting hitched! Have a good wedding and a better marriage.

  2. I was wondering just earlier how you guys were doing. It’s good to have you check in a bit. Congrats on your upcoming nuptuals. šŸ˜€

  3. I love the picture! You look absolutely beautiful! Have fun in CT – you’ll have a great time this year and next.

    If you haven’t tried coconut milk ice cream, I highly recommend (http://www.turtlemountain.com/products/purely_decadent_Coconut_Milk.html). It’s probably not as rich as the real thing, but it’s so good and much better than the soy and rice varieties. I could eat a whole pint of chocolate peanut butter swirl or mint chip…mmm.

    Lots of love. xoxo

  4. You look absolutely fantastic! I love the idea of getting married before your daughter arrives: that is very sweet and pictures you will always cherish. I am so sad for you about the dairy issue and I hope the coconut milk ice cream is good.

    Thanks for the update. It is good to know that you are doing well. šŸ™‚

  5. you look fabulous, what a georgeous belly! congrats on the impending nuptials šŸ˜‰

  6. You look great! Good to hear from you. Have a fun shot-gun trip!

  7. You look wonderful!!!! A baby belly certainly suits you!!

    Congrats on the upcoming wedding!! Have fun!!

    xxoo

  8. well you look and sound ABSOLUTELY WONDERFUL. thanks especially for the picture! congrats on the shotgun nuptials! xoxoxoxoox

  9. OMIGOSH. If you were in this room I would totally, Impulsively and without permission, touch that belly!!!!

    AAAAAhhhhh!

  10. Congratulations on the bump and the wedding – shotgun weddings definitely rock!! xx

  11. Awesome to have you surface. Congrats on the nuptials. Love the belly. And did I know before now that you were having a GIRL? Yay! Congrats!

  12. So happy to hear things are going well for you and congrats on a girl! there aren’t many girls here in blogland! Can’t wait to see her in all the cute outfits!

  13. Beautiful mama!! Just know what you cannot eat now will likely change a few weeks post birth. So happy for you all!!! Thanks sooo much for the update!!!

  14. Your belly is beautiful! Rock those stripes, girl! So happy to hear from you and to see that all is well.

    Going to be in your part of the world at the end of November with Simone and my new gf. Would love to meet up if you have some time!

  15. I’m glad you’re doing well and everything is moving along nicely! Congratulations on the upcoming elopement! How exciting! Happy fall. šŸ™‚

  16. I am so glad that you ladies are doing well (all 3 of you). May the next few weeks be wonderful and joyous.

  17. Mulberry! I have missed you! I am so happy to read the updated post and to hear that you are doing well… I can’t believe its been 28 weeks… AMAZING! You look beautifully pregnant! Its hard to believe but you are SO almost there! I am so excited for you guys!

    And those wedding shirts are way too cute. Congrats on getting hitched! Bug hugs from here… And PLEASE, pretty please, don’t be a stranger!

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