Have you ever made a recipe, gone to take it out after the suggested duration, and realized it just wasn’t ready yet? Or maybe you were given a range such as, “bake for 25-35 minutes, or until golden” etc.? Well that’s because even a science like baking isn’t always exact.
You may have figured out that Friday’s labor inducing eggplant parmesan didn’t exactly do what I intended. (Even after eating it for three days straight…OY.) Although we expected our bun to be all set today, it seems she may need just a little more time. Turns out, not all ovens are created equally. (You were right, Jorge!)
I admit, I was feeling Continue reading
Let me start off by saying I have absolutely loved being pregnant. LOVED it. Seeing and feeling every kick and poke, hearing the sound of her heartbeat, documenting my expanding belly, checking things off my to-do lists, experiencing this miracle of life growing inside of me…all of it. I admit to being one of those people who just beamed for the past 9 months, was too excited to sleep (doesn’t look like I’ll be catching up on that anytime soon!) and continued on with late nights, social activities and rocked heels until my feet rebelled. (I swear my ankles are here somewhere…)
But now? Well, friends, now we’re just about at the finish line and while I am still thrilled to be soaking up every last ounce of this experience, I am soo ready for the next phase. Her tiny laundry has been done, mine and Hubby’s bags have been packed, I made a candy jar for the nurses, Continue reading