Pregnancy Update – Week 13

(If you want to start at the beginning of my pregnancy journey, click here!)   Week 13 = official start of the SECOND TRIMESTER!!!! According to me, at least. Some argue it doesn't begin until after week 13, but we are ignoring those people. Besides, week 13 marks the beginning of my fourth month of pregnancy!!!!! Four months [...]

Pregnancy Update – Week 12

(If you'd like to start at the beginning of my pregnancy journey, click here!)   We've made it to week 12, the last week in the first trimester!!!! Well, according to MOST people. Others argue that the first trimester includes week 13. I don't care what they say, I'm in the last week of my first trimester! [...]

Pregnancy Update – Week 11

(If you want to start at the beginning of my pregnancy journey, click here!)   WE FOUND OUT THE SEX OF OUR BABY DURING WEEK 11!!!! By far the most exciting thing that has ever happened to me. EVER.   Let's get on with it, shall we?   First, I'd like to remind you that everyone (save [...]

Pregnancy Update – Week 10

(If you'd like to start at the beginning of my pregnancy journey, click HERE!)   So...we've made it to week 10!!!   At ten weeks, Baby McInnis is the size of a... Strawberry Lego man Date Prune   He/she is tiny and still sucking the life out of me. Tiredness all day every day. Sometimes, I have [...]

Pregnancy Update – Week 9

(If you want to start at the beginning of my pregnancy journey, click here!)   Week 9 was the best week by far!!!   Why? Because I had my second ultrasound, of course! Remember, I had my first one when I was 5.5 weeks (at least that's how far along they thought I was - it's a [...]

Pregnancy Update! Weeks 6, 7, 8

***If you want to start at the BEGINNING of my week-by-week pregnancy posts, click here!***   Annnnnd I'm back! Baby's still alive. Before I continue, I just want to THANK everyone who sent me messages of love and support after my week 4-5 post! You are all amazing. I am so thankful for this blog, because [...]

Pregnancy Update! (Weeks 4-5)

***If you want to start at the BEGINNING of my pregnancy posts, click here!***   Let's see, where did we leave off?   Oh, right. I'm pregnant! And I was waiting for an OB referral from my doctor's office.   What else was going on?   Before we continue, I feel obligated to remind you again [...]

The Michigan Life

I'm writing to you from my homeland, the mitten state!!!   Ahhh, it's so good to be back.   Baby Rucker agrees. He hasn't been sleeping nearly as much as he does in Alabama, and that's because of all the hullabaloo going on around him. So many guests! People! Dogs! Cats! Horses! He can't catch a wink, [...]

See You Later, Alabama!

Guess what?   In one week, I will be petting kitties in Michigan!!!!!!!!!   Also, I will be petting goats. My brother got goats.   I am over the moon excited. I have made about 8 billion plans. Seriously, I have made a lot of plans. Very unlike me, but with three weeks' Michigan vacation, I [...]

What’s New in Alabama

Well, a LOT is new in Alabama.   First of all, we finally had a weekend visit from Big Wheel (Husband's BFF), who is stationed at Fort Benning, GA, which is just about 3 hours away from Husband and me. It was really nice to have a house full of boys again! Remember, I complained [...]