Excluding the last few weeks, my second trimester has been pretty great physically which was a shock and surprise because I didn't feel that in my first pregnancy. I felt really good for most of it! I had energy, I could eat pretty much any food without getting sick, my morning sickness completely left the building, I was able to move my body every day, and I didn't have too many aches and pains until very recently.
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Every year on Valentine's Day I buy myself a little something and gift something small to my girlfriends. This year I'm sending a few friends things I saw online that reminded me of them just to say I love you and miss you. One friend is getting this cheeky little ribbon, another got this pair of socks (not pictured), and I sent a pretty mug (also not pictured) to one more.
First of all, happy inauguration day! I woke up feeling positively giddy for the first time in a long time. I'll for sure be tuning in at 10am.
For the next four weeks, I'm going to share 4 weekly meal plans with you guys. You can either follow along directly or use these posts as inspiration to create your own meal plans.
When you have a baby, it's amazing how friends and family surround you with love and bring lots of homemade meals and onesies for the baby. In a very overwhelming and scary time, it feels really good to feel loved. But after going through it myself and seeing countless friends have baby after baby, I've learned what new moms really want as a gift.