Category Archives: Pregnancy

Wesley Quinn Abel…

Birthing story: My due date was fast approaching and I was having no real signs that labor was eminent. The contractions I was having were just Braxton Hicks and very rare. I was feeling extremely tired and having a horrible … Continue reading

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Mya…

After driving from 1:30-5:50 with all the kids in the car, making a bunch of stops before we could really get going, and stopped traffic on I-15 for almost 30 minutes…we managed to bring home our newest family addition: Mya … Continue reading

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Last Camping Trip (for now)…

{Dinner at a ma and pop shop in town the first night.} {exploring the campground} {A really neat photo captured by Deric before we left sunday.}Funny photo of the week: Morning sick Barbie ————————– Baby update: Went to another appointment … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Boys…

¬†Deric’s 32nd Birthday Party:¬† We had a bunch of friends over, ate good food, and had a fire out back. It was very nice and Deric really enjoyed himself. I was a lot of work, but it was worth it … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Weekend…

This last week I planted my starts and filled the hummingbird feeder (Pinterest recipe was easy). The basil I planted is the the right of the feeder. That’s really all that survived the cats digging them up. *sigh* For Mother’s … Continue reading

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Weekend, Pregnancy Update…

It has been a while since my last pregnancy update. I guess I should let you all know that I am doing just fine. I had the glucose test and I’m neither anemic or diabetic. No more blood work until … Continue reading

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March…

Welcome March! You are the firs month of warmth and hope for me each year. Today is in the 50s! It’s unbelievable, really. But, it makes me happy. To celebrate yesterday Molly, Thomas, and I went to J&J to get … Continue reading

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Life…

Moving along…17 weeks 1 day. Starting to have a better appetite in the evenings. Craving balogna and american cheese sandwiches still. Hips are spreading and getting painful. I don’t feel overly pregnant, or like I have much of a belly. … Continue reading

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Announcing…

We are so excited here at the Abel residence! Our little baby has revealed himself as Wesley Quinn. We couldn’t be happier to have a balanced family. (Daddy and Tommy especially!) He is 6 ounces, legs measure at 17 weeks … Continue reading

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And So it Goes…

Moving/New Job: Deric had his first interview last tuesday. It was perfect timing, since he came down with the flu that evening really badly. The interview went really well, but they have to wait until next month to be sure … Continue reading

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