The Snoogle was a success. I slept great in between my many trips to the bathroom. Then, I proceeded to stay in bed most of the day. Well, I did get up to watch Eddie & the Cruisers with Chris (awful), dust some furniture, cook some brunch, and clean 2/3 of a bathroom. Not a completely wasted day.

With this pregnancy, I am just learning to listen to my body. That sounds really hokey, but I have to remember that I haven’t really slept a full night in weeks. I was finally comfortable, so I let myself rest.

Oh! I forgot that I also went to the store to get a cupcake (my first real craving that actually lured me out to hunt for it). I lost 2 pounds somehow this week, so I decided to indulge this craving.

It was a little chocolate cupcake, but it worked. Craving squelched. For now.


Good Saturday.

I had a rough week, so I really just wanted to sleep in today and then get up and do nothing. I slept til about 9:45, which is really late for me (although I could have easily slept longer). After I made us breakfast, Chris and I  cuddled up and watched 4 episodes Portlandia. After that, we thought it would be a good idea to stress ourselves out by calling T-Mobile, who we canceled but still get bills from. The person he got on the phone acknowledged the error and fixed it. The dude I got still tried to tell me I owed them $80, even though I sent them that $80 in check form (and they cashed it) on Jan. 5.

After that tense convo, I decided to do something that used to really relax me – pluck my eyebrows. I use to pluck them so perfectly, and would spend hours doing it. The past few years, I’ve been plucking here and there, but they are usually out of control. On my wedding day, the makeup guy looked at me and said, “Oh girl, your eyebrows need some help.”  Thankfully, he had some tweezers and sorted me out.

When I looked at my stragglers this afternoon in the sunlight, I didn’t even know where to start. I immediately texted my friend Natalie (who has enviable eyebrows) asking if she gets hers waxed and where. She said no, she doesn’t, but she knows a good place to get them threaded. I asked her if she’d meet me there for moral support because, honestly, the thought of it freaked me out.

We met at the mall, which was insane and reminds me why I never go to the mall. But we got our eyebrows threaded for $12, and they came out great. I know I don’t have a before pic, but I promise, it was bad. This is the after:

Not a stray hair in sight!

If you’ve never had it done, it is very quick and painless.

In other news, I’ve lost another 2 pounds this week. I am very proud of myself for sticking to something for so long, and it felt so good to see that number on the scale this morning. Right now, Chris has his famous (in this apartment) turkey chili in the crock pot, and we’re getting ready to curl up and watch Moneyball. It’s been a good day.

Mmmmm….cook faster, slow cooker! I’m hungry!