Wednesday, March 25, 2009


So C is big on "what animals say" right now. What does a monkey say? What does a lion say? What do ducks say?

We have a terracotta buddha in our backyard. She calls him BooBah. Not to be confused with the boobah she says for blueberries. This BooBah is different. Anyway, we ask her: "What does Buddha say?" She answers: Om. Only she stretches out the Om. And it is beautiful the way she says it. Om is a beautiful sound. But to hear her go "OOOooooommmmmMM" is lovely. And she will randomly say Om throughout her day lately.

So there you go.

Saturday, March 21, 2009

RE Says:

So I met with the RE this past week. We talked about my fibroids. He is going to do 2 procedures. The HSG (which I've had before) to see if my tubes are open. And the SHG to see the shape of my uterus which will show as well the placement of my fibroids. The size/shape/placement of fibroids are what matters when it comes to fertility. Also the type of fibroid can be an issue too. The RE seems optimistic. We have options when it comes to fibroids.

I have CD3 bloodwork to do next cycle. HSG and SHG next cycle.

He has suggested I stop breastfeeding. He won't begin anything until I am done with breastfeeding. I can wean now or continue and come back when I have weaned. This is the part I am struggling with. We are down to one session per day. Have been for several months. I don't think I am producing much. But I was hoping to let C self-wean. I am not getting any younger however - so if we are ttc we need to get going.

So um yeah./

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

RE Appointment Today

Fibroids don't seem to be an issue so much at this point. The bigger issue is that I am still nursing.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009


Had an ultrasound today to check status of fi.broids discovered when I was pregnant with C. Ultrasound tech said he found a few that were calcified. He couldn't really say more and I see the RE tomorrow. Very nervous/ worried/ scared that ttc#2 isn't going to happen. I didn't think I'd care so much about the whole ttc#2 situation. But I do.

Sunday, March 15, 2009

Completely Knackered

What a lovely sun filled easy day today. C is completely knackered. Two parks in one day. Lunch and dinner outside. Bath time right now with her Baba. And soon I will nurse and rock her to sleep. Happy Sunday everyone! Enjoy your week.

Thursday, March 12, 2009


Little C sees an ad on the back of the Today's Parent magazine that came in the mail today. In the ad there are gorgeous bleberries. She signs eat and says "eat." Points to the blueberries and says: booberries. It was so clear. She didn't need to sign eat - as she was saying it so clearly along with the sign. Then she pretended to pluck a few blueberries from the ad - she put them in her mouth and said: Mmmmmmmmmmm. She put a few in my mouth too.

So we got in the car, went to the grocery store, and bought some blueberries.

Wednesday, March 11, 2009


Can I just say how much I hate daylight savings time?

It has really messed with C's sleep. Not the first night. But by night 2 and 3 she was so confused. She had a hard time actually falling asleep. Then she became an overtired overwhelmed mess. Poor biscuit.

Just when I felt as though we'd sorted out the sleep stuff and established a good schedule.

Why do we do DST? And what can we do to stop it?

Sunday, March 8, 2009

18 Months Old/ Houses/ Sunday Lovin'

Little C is officially 18 months old today. For the past two days she has not been big on nap time. She is awake right now playing in her crib while I deal with dinner, laundry, and blogging. She's fine. Just not sleeping. And of course daylight savings time does not help.

The other day A took C for a long walk in the park by the river. She saw the ducks eating and she signed "ducks eating." I am pretty sure that was the first time she combined to signs, pretty cool, eh? And I only showed her the sign for duck once - several weeks before.

She will mimic everything we say - or at least the last word/ syllable. It amazes me the way language acquisition works. No one told her to mimic. It's built in. The way our brains learn language.

She has a favourite book lately. Can't tell you the title - it's upstairs and I don't want to go up there yet. But it is this book that shows pictures of things, shows numbers, colours, the alphabet, etc. The colourful pictures of things is what she likes. She can point to most of what you ask her to point to. It is amazing. There was a picture of a sippy cup. She points at it and says, "sip sip sip." We didn't even explicitly teach her "sippy cup." She just picked it up along the way. Amazing.

18 months old. I was looking at the photos from x-mas. I remember taking them and at the time thinking wow she is growing up she doesn't look like a baby much. But looking back on those photos today I went wow she looks so young... so little... so like a baby. That was only 3 months ago - less than.

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Next week we are looking at some new houses - newly built in a neighbourhood closer to downtown. We are pretty sure we will buy. And most likely be moving in later this year. Our house we are in right now will go on the market in the summer. We are working our butts off while the little one naps and whatnot to paint and generally fix things up. Change is afoot. Exciting change.

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Enjoy your Sunday!