Thursday, December 31, 2009

2010!

2009 You came and WENT!
bring on 2010!
This year has by far been one of my MOST bittersweet years of my 24 years alive. I have memories from this year that I'll remember FOREVER.lets take a look back into 2009 and it begins with ringing in 2009 in my Downtown Los Angeles PENTHOUSE LOFT will all my best friends

Then came Valentines Day!
then some FUN weekends





then My 24th Birthday wellllll spent in Vegas!


then a BABY came... in May, confirmed on JUNE 16TH 2009. Life as I knew it was going to change...and in 9 short months Ill be a mommy!
then A short lived Summer!



and then a FALL that was gone with a wink of an eye!



and then CHRISTMAS, that came and went too..
SO HERE WE ARE DEC.31st 2009!
Happy New Year!!!
Love,
Marcella, & what was I called at one time a baby "BEAN" :(


Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Merry Christmas to MEEE!!!

Well Christmas 2009 sure came and went!!!I'm a bit sad how fast time is going by, pretty soon Ill have a baby and then it wont be a little baby anymore :(
I had a SUPER AWESOME Christmas surrounded by my close friends and family! I got my FLIP CAMERA! And Reebok Easy Tones to whip me back in shape POST BABY!
My best friends threw me a little Dinner party/baby shower
it was turned out nice! I received a lot of necessities to prepare for the baby!
they did well!

Im 34 weeks and 3 days prego today....I have 5.5 weeks to go, or 40 days!!!
so so close to being done! I feel huge. I get little feet stuck in my sides....and elbows in my pelvis
It takes me what seems like minutes to turn over while sleeping, which before I didnt even have to put thought or effort into turning over while sleeping. My bladder is being smooshed daily.
Ive discovered some nasty stretch marks on my thunder thighs......and thats ok...better there then on my stomach. For the most part I really dont have much discomfort or complaints...Im convinced most women are just NEEDY, AND LAZY...and make excuses to make everyone else do everything for them.

Saturday, December 19, 2009

Close the book.


End of this what seemed to be a never ending chapter.
Im beginning a NEW STORY, a new dream, a new outlook, a new fairy tale.
Single Parenthood here I come... I think its time to start a separate blog with my new story...
hopefully I can help other women in my same shoes, shed some light, even get good advice and light for myself........

Friday, December 18, 2009

LETS PARTY!

Shower #2 is on its way!!!
Jan 16th! woo-hoo
This shower will be "Platinum Babies" worthy (you must watch that show if you havent already. its pretty ridiculous)...
However my big shower planners, im sure have alot of fun and cute surprises up their sleeves!!

Heres a photo of my shower invitations arent they so CUTE!!!
Special thanks to Kristen at KLT WORKS for designing these awesome invites!

Monday, December 14, 2009

32 Weeks

32 weeks. 8 months.
7 weeks and 6 days to go and or 55 days!
Holy crap 8 months to me is a MILESTONE.
I feel Huge! I feel a big baby in there fighting for space!
I feel like my bladder is being smashed, and its becoming quite uncomfortable.
=)
I had a little bonding experience in the tub tonight...
I was sitting there and and either its head or butt bulged out of my left side, I would put my hand over it and gently push, she/he would flip around and come back, repeatedly! I found my self laughing and borderline crying at the fact we were "playing" and it was so cute!

32 week photos.

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Nursery progress

So here is a couple photos of my Nursery Progress! its coming along nicely just doing a little here and little there,
Today my glider came and really finished off the space! now its time to organize and add misc decor!





Also here is a VIDEO of my bean, JUMPIN AROUND IN MY BELLY!


video

"Sponser a Family"

I decided this year Drool will be teaming up with THE UNITED WAY of Ventura County to "SPONSOR A FAMILY IN NEED"
for the Holiday's!

I will soon be receiving the families wish list of items.

The United Way of Ventura County, is a local organization to help out people in need

If you are interested in helping us make this families Christmas special please donate







Monday, November 30, 2009

30 weeks

30 weeks, almost 8 months!
Its just flying by! I will soon meet my little bean in less then 10 weeks!
Im bittersweet! Im scared, nervous, but yet excited, and starting to get impatient!
I feel it 'hiccuping' and moving around more then ever! its so cute!
So far he/she is still breech, and weighs approx 3lb 1oz (realistically probably 2.5 ish pounds)

Will it be a boy? or a girl?
what do you think??

Team BLUE or Team PINK?

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Heres my 29 week ultrasound photos


My belly at 30 weeks!

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Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Poll Time! & 28.5 weeks


Yay or Nay on Professionally Photographing your babies Birth

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here's example of what i MEAN by "professionally photographed births.


Heres my 28 Weeks pic.
11 weeks and 4 days left!
Bean is approx 14.8 " long and weight approx 2 lbs 9oz
It is thought that the baby actually begins to dream at the beginning of the 3rd trimester


Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Heart touching blog...

A friend showed me the link to this blog
and I instantly became touched. Life can be so short, and taken away at any time!
Its a tragic, story about Gavin Owens. The blog is beautiful, and what a STRONG family full of nothing but love to have the strength to blog about the hardest days they've ever encountered.
I had to share with others this amazing story, and family! Never take the people you love for granted, and enjoy every moment in life!

READ GAVIN OWENS BLOG HERE

Sunday, November 8, 2009

Coming along.....


Finally got my tree decals and patiently waiting for help in putting these on the wall in the nursery...
Today they were finally completed, and Im sooo happy with how they turned out and cant wait to piece the rest of my vision together! :)
decals by: Popwall

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

i NEED THIS!

No more ditching diaper duty!

26.5 weeks


Heres my 26.5 week pictures!



Sunday, November 1, 2009

26 weeks and a Baby Shower!

Its been awhile since I updated the blog, but there hasnt been much to blog about .
Im all moved into my house in Somis now. I took my Glucose test last Friday, waiting for my results possibly tomorrow. I think I passed! lets keep our fingers crossed.

Today I am 26 weeks, 6.5 months, and have 98 days to go
! woo-hoo!
I had my first ever baby shower/ welcome home party. It was such an awesome day surrounded by people who are my support system! Surrounded by people I love and care about so much!
I am so blessed to have such amazing people in my life!
I still feel my baby movin around constantly, and im beginning to get tired by the days end!
I feel huge! but im told otherwise lol.

Katie (the host) and I!

Candles for the guests



My "Nothing Bundt Cake"

My favorite gift, and probably one of the coolest gifts Ive ever received in all time was this painting , painted By Jyll Ethier-Mullen "Sickfeet Art"
I love her work, and to have a custom painting by her is so awesome! and touched my heart!
mommy, daddy, and the "Bean"

Sunday, October 18, 2009

24 weeks...

Today I am 24 weeks which is 6 months! my little baby is 168 days old. Only 16 weeks remaining until my DD!
basically the only significance of this week is my Beans little lungs are getting stronger, and hair is beginning to grow on the head! If it takes after his/her daddy we can expect a FULL head of hair!!
I feel him/her partying it up in my womb, all the time.. definitely beginning to notice the kicks and punches getting stronger.
My 3rd trimester is right around the corner!

This weekend was my stores 2 year anninversary it was a BIG success!
Joy from Wildflowers photos shot some great photos! She was even able to squeeze in me for a few shots! :) So nice of her!
if youd like to see more of Joy's work from her mini sessions we shot at drool check out
her blog .


Tomorrow is the BIG MOVE!
im going to be one exhausted momma!
Im gonna miss this place I once called "HOME"

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