I love new years, fresh starts and having a calendar full of blank pages just aching to be filled with fun activities and new memories.
I also enjoy looking back on the year that was and 2013 was a big one for me and my family. Here are some of our highlights, many of which I have shared here, click on links for posts you may have missed.
I discovered Cardio Barre and became obsessed, attending classes two to three times per week through May.
My first infertility post ran on SheKnows. The column ran for six months and still helps woman today.
I submitted a piece I wrote called We Are Enemies to Listen To Your Mother in Sacramento.
I auditioned for Listen To Your Mother and was selected to be a part of the 2013 cast!
We were kicked out of the house we were renting because of our dog and moved into a two-bedroom apartment.
On St. Patrick’s Day, I had my second egg retrieval.
My girlfriend and I attended a Sweet 16 NCAA basketball game… U of A (our alma mater) vs. Ohio.
In order to detox, I drank a smoothie a day for the entire month and went on a strict no buying program!
We transferred one embryo and it worked!!
I met my sister’s boyfriend for the first time.
Charlie Pasta turned one year old!
Lucas turned four years old!
I saw Mumford & Sons and Beyonce in concert.
Lucas went to his first baseball game.
After the better part of five years, my sister and I finally sold our parents house in Tucson.
I celebrated my 41st birthday.
We spent Fourth of July weekend in Santa Barbara.
I made it to 12 weeks!
I saw Justin Timberlake and Jay Z in concert and to date, it was one of the best!!
My husband and I celebrated our sixth anniversary and we found out we were having a girl!
Lucas spent three nights with his grandparents while Todd and I were in Monterrey.
Lucas and I spent a fun beach day with Robin and her family in San Diego.
I graduated from my fertility doctor’s office.
Letters for Lucas turned four years old!
We spent Labor Day weekend in La Jolla.
My dear friend, Nichole flew down from Sacramento for one night to join me at a Dave Matthews Band concert.
We lit sky lanterns and remembered our parents six years later.
I saw Katy Perry & Friends in concert with my sister.
My sister and I took Lucas to visit my aunt and uncle in Dallas.
We moved into our new house!!
I saw Justin Timberlake in concert again!
I made it to the critical 32 week point of my pregnancy.
Lucas started going to preschool four days a week
We hosted Christmas in our new house.
I calculated that I walked 365 miles this year!
I’m looking forward to all that lies ahead and wishing each of you a brilliant 2014!