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Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Guess what....

I'm pregnant!

My husband and I are beyond blessed to be expecting twins!
I'm due May 3, 2015, but the little ones are anticipated to arrive early.

It's hard to really explain how excited I am to be pregnant. With every week that passes, it's a little bit closer to meeting our babies. As I watch my bump grow, I become more and more giddy to be able to show off my stomach because I am so proud. I can't wait to finally meet them... and there is so much I look forward to sharing with them. It's just amazing, and I love being pregnant so much.

What a surprise, and one that makes this chapter in our lives extra special. I'm 4 months pregnant at the moment, and starting to feel more like my normal self...

Which explains why I've been missing in action on House Of Jeffers since the end of summer. I didn't really have a choice since your body, and hormones, take control and does what it wants, when it wants.

In case you were wondering:

Did I get morning sickness?
 You have no idea. Which is why I've had to take a step back from my blog. I was sick in the afternoon a lot, and my motivation to stand outside and look pretty when I felt nothing but the sort meant forgoing outfit photos and going straight home after work (which was a real struggle on the days I could barely eat). I simply couldn't stand around and put a smile on my face. Plus, fatigue takes its toll on you when you have morning sickness.

Any cravings?
Well, for the first 3 months, my diet was extremely limited to fruit, cereal and pasta.
But, now that my appetite is back, I'm just happy to be able to eat a variety of foods again.
As of late, I've been making many trips to Chipotle... God bless their chips and guac. 

Am I feeling hormonal?
At times. I've cried watching commercials or listening to a song. I've cried out of nowhere, too. It's kind of funny, actually. I can't say I've been a moody bitch (unless you ask my husband), but when I was sick, I was cranky.

Am I wearing maternity clothing yet?
Yup! Since I was 9 weeks, actually. 
And ladies who have been pregnant, I feel your pain when it comes to finding jeans that actually look like normal jeans. Honestly, the maternity clothing industry is a big let down. I honestly don't know what some of these designers are thinking. The cut of the clothing is very unflattering at times. Thank God for button downs and sweaters.

There are lots of fugly prints and pants that claim to be "skinny", you question in what country do they mean skinny?

However, I have found ways to dress my bump, and I hope to share more maternity outfits and tricks I've been using to keep my style on game as my belly grows!

Thank you to everyone who has been so patient with me as I enter this new chapter in my life. My husband and I over the moon about becoming parents, and as I prepare my home for our arrivals, I will do my best to fit in House Of Jeffers time since I really, really, really miss writing and posting. It's been hard to leave it behind me at times, and while I don't intend to stop blogging, I might have to alter my schedule to accommodate my life and needs. So all you mommy bloggers, please feel free to send me advice on how you do it!

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