A Winning Catch-Up

Are you playing catch up from the weekend? A good bit went down here on Faith, Fitness, and Fun. Nothing quite as exciting as last weekend, but I still rambled plenty. Which you would never be able to tell from how much I ramble in my catch up. Ha!

  • I discussed being nervous after my confirmation of pregnancy visit on Friday. I’m hoping for a good phone call today. I have had two more positive tests of a different brand ($ Store brand…yes, they make preggo tests) and symptoms keep getting stronger so I think all is well. Won’t stop me from praying though! The first trimester is the big “scare zone”. I’m thankful I told you all early (aka the day I found out) so I have the option to share all my feelings here. I would spontaneously combust otherwise. And we wouldn’t want that now would we. You can appease me with kind comments. 😉
  • I showed a beautiful side of me – some pictures of my bloating belly and begging. Although to the eye the bloating may not be something you want to look at, I thank all of you for your encouragement and letting me know I’m not the only one. I fully embrace it. Any part of pregnancy I love and I know my body is doing it’s thing the right way. I’m actually excited that you show sooner and more with the 2nd pregnancy. I love having the belly bump. And as for my begging for guest posts…I will email you sometime today or tomorrow to confirm with each of you that commented your interest. The more, the merrier so if you would like to do a guest post for me coming up shoot me an email and check out the details here. Thank you so much to all of you already willing to help a girl out!
  • I partied it up and shared some frustrations I have been having with a friend. I’m already feeling much better about the situation and I do believe it was an honest mistake from her being caught up in the excitement of her shower. Even with a changing friendship, she is still a quality friend so I trust it was nothing intentional or hurtful. I do have some thoughts still floating around on all that which I may share later.
  • Lastly, I updated the layout of my blog so click out of your Reader and let me know what you think.

I will be back a little later with something new and exciting, but I know it’s hard to keep up over the weekend so there you go. And now for the winning part of this catch up…The Winner of the CSN Stores Giveaway!!!!! (roars, whistles, hoots, hollers from the peanut gallery)


#16 (using random.org) of 60 qualified entries gives us….


Congratulations Kate! Send me your first and last name along with the email address you wish your gift certificate to be sent to. Then I will get it to the representatives from CSN stores as quickly as possible. Thanks to everyone else for their support of the giveaway.

Also going with the winning portion of this post…please help my friend Mandy win this contest to shoot a photo cover for a local wedding publication. All you have to do is enter your email and you can only vote once so it’s simple and quick. I know she would appreciate it! CLICK HERE and vote for MANDY LEONARDS PHOTAGRAPHY! Thanks!!!!

Happy Monday! <— We can fake it til we make it!

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10 Responses to A Winning Catch-Up

  1. katiivey says:

    Praying for a good news phone call! I do have to fake it on Mondays sometimes…it’s hard after a weekend! :>

  2. Sending you prayers, Tina! Hope you get that phone call this morning. 🙂

  3. kbwood says:

    Hey girl!! praying for you! Goodness gracious your faith and beautiful spirit is so encouraging. thank you for being the woman of God that you are! for real. i look up to you so much!

  4. Mellissa says:

    Sending positive thoughts your way this morning 🙂

  5. lisaou11 says:

    Thanks for all the catch up recap! I needed it. I’ve been in Lubbock spending time with family and haven’t been able to blog read at all. Hopefully we hear some amazing news later!

  6. Heather says:

    i just love your blog…that’s all i can say right now. you are such an encouragement and inspiration 🙂

  7. I’ll be sending you good vibes! And your “fake it til we make it” made me laugh =P

  8. I like that “fake it til we make it” I “made it” on my drive in to work this morning. I thought…okay Monday. this can be a good day or a bad day and I CHOOSE to make it a good day. So far so good!! haha
    Hey. We all have to stay positive on Mondays haha

  9. homecookedem says:

    Hey sweet girl, just now catching up on you! I’m so sorry your friend hurt your feelings. I’ve dealt with similar situations in the past. I don’t know why girls act like that, but unfortunately sometimes they do. 😦

    Praying for good news from the doctor!!!!!!! I’m sure everything is just fine!! 🙂 Sending up another prayer for you RIGHT NOW!! 🙂

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