Wednesday, July 24, 2013

gratitude - 07.24.2013

today, i feel grateful for:
  • awesome family & friends
  • comfortable summer weather
  • a great prenatal appointment today with my awesome nurse practitioner, who praised me for losing 2 lbs this week (after having gained 10 lbs in the last month!) and having the lowest blood pressure reading that i've had all pregnancy
  • marine world season passes and "free friend day" coupons
  • library book holds
  • my parents, who love to host sleepovers for el and cousin ev, which helps me to get so much stuff done and allows for great sleep!
  • product video reviews helping to make informed consumer purchases
  • good posture/alignment and stretch breaks
  • vitamix blender for making healthy smoothies/shakes
  • being the most pregnant i've ever been and feeling better than i did at 37 weeks the first time =)

39 weeks, 2 days

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

gratitude - 07.16.2013

today, i feel grateful for:
  • awesome family & friends
  • celebrating birthdays (happy bday, hubby & joy!)
  • free blood pressure checks at walgreens
  • early morning leisurely costco runs, avoiding the crowds
  • chiro adjustments
  • afternoon naps
  • a clean sink
  • homemade fresh fruit smoothies
  • early evening walks in the cool air
  • cherishing these last few days(?)/weeks(?) of pregnancy and being a family of three until baby #2's arrival
i'm not a pro photog like hubby but i think i nailed this one... my new fave photo of the two of them! =)

Sunday, July 14, 2013

gratitude - 07.14.2013

today, i feel grateful for:
  • awesome family & friends
  • reading books with el, especially those that include catchy songs (currently reading, pete the cat)
  • jasmine milk tea
  • almost being caught up with laundry (finally!)
  • our efficient dishwasher
  • fresh coconut
  • delightful summer weather
  • yesterday's dimsum brunch with friends for hubby's early bday celebration
  • finally visiting dolores park's awesome playground for the first time
  • a trip to treasure island to visit hubby's childhood neighborhood, witnessing a beautiful outdoor wedding, and seeing a giant sculpture of the beautiful female body

"bliss dance" by marco cochrane

Sunday, July 7, 2013

gratitude - 07.07.2013

today, i feel grateful for:
  • awesome family & friends
  • library books and the time to read them!
  • vanilla soy milk
  • fresh cut fruit and homemade juice
  • spending time with close family friends
  • having the motivation to finally start nesting
  • window fans
  • pillowtop mattresses during this last trimester
  • hypnobirthing affirmations
  • the surprise treats from bouchon that hubby bought me and left in the fridge to find...

celebrating the 4th of july at the g residence! thanks for the photo, j!