Will Snore for Syrup

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So. Lately, I have begun to snore. Not light-and-cute snoring, but I’m-a-18-wheeler-truck snoring. It is very attractive (it is accompanied by pillow drooling, but that’s another blog post entirely). The snoring issue is further compounded by the fact that I must lay on my left side or the baby goes crazy at night.  Since I sleep on the right side of the bed, this means that I am essentially breathing directly in the Husband’s ear, snoring up a storm.


The worst part of the snoring problem is that the Husband, poor thing, eventually becomes frustrated by my snoring melodies and tries to adjust my head to stop the noise.  This doesn’t work.  So he gently shakes me awake and says, “Dear beautiful and perfect wife, you are snoring like a drunk old man. Please stop.”  And every night, in my sleepy stupor, I insist, “I could not have possibly been snoring. I wasn’t even asleep!”  I don’t even remember this protest, but apparently, I’ve done it four or five nights in a row.  I’m desperately trying to keep the magic alive, I guess.


After a long and snoring and sleepless night, syrup is required.  You know I love some syrup alternatives, but sometimes, all you really want is syrup.


French toast


Sunflower seeds





Off to work I go!  Now, that’s something to really snore about…


Catching up on weekend posts?




  • Katie @ Peace Love and Oats May 29, 2012, 9:20 am

    Hopefully the snoring will be over soon when the baby comes!!!

  • Angela @ Eat Spin Run Repeat May 29, 2012, 9:21 am

    LOL! You know your husband really loves you when he asks you as politely as that to stop snoring!! Have a great day Caitlin!

  • Megan@ The Running Doc May 29, 2012, 9:24 am

    This post really made me laugh! I’m sure the snoring will stop once you have the baby but at least your husband is nice about it. When my boyfriend snores I just push him so that he rolls over!

  • Gina @ Running to the Kitchen May 29, 2012, 9:31 am

    That’s love. When my husband starts snoring I just start kicking him until he stops. No sweet wakeups or anything polite about it! 😉

  • Sarena (The Non Dairy Queen) May 29, 2012, 9:41 am

    Oh the pregnancy snoring…I’m sure my husband does not miss that. Pregnancy is such a beautiful thing, right?! I normally don’t go for syrup, I use chia jams, fresh fruits or peanut butter, but sometimes you just need syrup! Breakfast looks perfectly delicious. Enjoy your day Caitlin!

  • Beth @ DiningAndDishing May 29, 2012, 9:54 am

    A little syrup can’t hurt!! I always drizzle a tbsp. over my pancakes/french toast. Just a little of the quality stuff goes a very long way!

  • Kailey May 29, 2012, 9:59 am

    one thing I have found that stops my parents from snoring is just saying their name loudly – but not loud enough to wake them.

  • Amy May 29, 2012, 10:29 am

    My (obviously not pregnant) boyfriend snores every single night and when I wake him, he ALWAYS insists he wasn’t asleep. It drives me INSANE, lol.

  • B @ crags and veggies May 29, 2012, 10:29 am

    Looks delicious!!

  • Claire @ Live and Love to Eat May 29, 2012, 10:30 am

    When my husband snores I just get really annoyed and try to move around and sigh really loudly so that he wakes up and stops. Passive agressive behavior at its finest.

    • CaitlinHTP May 30, 2012, 11:11 am

      I love PA behavior.

  • Allison May 29, 2012, 10:36 am

    I had the same thing when I was pregnant! Drove my husband crazy. I tried everything to get it to stop and nothing worked until delivery! No one ever tells you you’ll turn into a snoring truck driver 🙂

  • Jen May 29, 2012, 10:50 am

    I snored like crazy when I was pregnant. I found a humidifier helped a little. I slept on the floor in another room at the end of my pregnancy because it was the only place I was comfortable. I snored for awhile after my baby too! Good luck!

  • Alison May 29, 2012, 10:53 am

    I have never snored except for the end of my pregnancy and for a while after the baby was born.

  • Hillary May 29, 2012, 11:31 am

    When I’m sick I snore super loud (apparently). An ex boyfriend said he would just hold my nose for a few seconds and I’d start breathing out of my mouth again and stop snoring. Win-win situation because he could go back to sleep without an 18 wheeler in the bed and I wouldn’t even have to be woken up. You guys should try it!

  • brandalyn May 29, 2012, 11:43 am

    Omg this made me lol…..I still snore from time to time and my daughter is almost 2! Now my boyfriend says it puts him to sleep.

  • Catherine May 29, 2012, 11:43 am

    Haha! I laughed out loud at the snoring/the husband waking you up. Neither of us are regular snorers, but my husband woke me up once with, “Honey… roll over… you’re right in my face… and you’re making funny noises!” 😀

  • So May 29, 2012, 12:27 pm

    I snored through both of my pregnancies, but don’t worry, it stops after (unless I am very tired or had a few beers!).

  • Lexi @ You, Me, & A World to See May 29, 2012, 12:41 pm

    I always forget about french toast as a breakfast option, but I definitely need to get it back into the rotation with some sunflower seeds : )

  • Kendra @ My Full-Thyme Life May 29, 2012, 12:59 pm

    Ahh, yes. The snoring! My husband said it was so bad he literally considered sleeping in the guest room a couple of nights! He toughed it out though and never actually made the move. 😉 Like other people said, it will definitely stop once the baby arrives. The other bonus… your bed will seem HUGE!! I had forgotten how much space we really had without my giant baby bump and my body pillow. Plus you can sleep on your back, righ side, stomach, you name it! You are so close to your new love affair with your bed! HA!

  • Maura @ My Healthy 'Ohana May 29, 2012, 12:59 pm

    A lot of women get rhinitis of pregnancy, where the nasal passages are more congested due to increased blood flow. Breathe right nasal strips sometimes help, if it gets unbearable for your hubby 🙂

  • Amber K May 29, 2012, 2:53 pm

    My husband snores in very much that same fashion. Which is exactly why we had to just give up and sleep in separate rooms. Otherwise I get zero sleep and he gets interrupted sleep as I can continue to “gently” suggest he stop snoring.

  • Ramona May 29, 2012, 6:01 pm

    Girl, I snore like a rhinoceros! The hubby has gotten used to it!

  • Effie May 29, 2012, 7:43 pm

    Yea my hubby complained of the same thing when i was pregnant. He found a pillow on amazon that contains speakers that allows him to listen to music while we sleep. Unfortunately my snoring never seem to leave after the pregnancy 😉

  • Alina May 29, 2012, 8:10 pm

    Maybe this is obvious, but why don’t you guys try switching sides, so at least you wouldn’t be snoring directly into his ear? My sister and I used to share a bed at our cabin, and that’s what we ended up doing!

    • CaitlinHTP May 29, 2012, 8:39 pm

      NOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! LOL We tried to switch sides early in pregnancy so I was closer to the bathroom and it felt SO WRONG. We’ve been sleeping this way for eight years!

  • Chelsea @ One Healthy Munchkin May 29, 2012, 8:31 pm

    LOL! I went on a trip with my mom earlier this month and she gave me that exact same excuse every time I shook her awake from snoring!

  • Dominique May 29, 2012, 9:29 pm

    I can’t stand to hear someone snoring. I’m such a light sleeper than the slightest sound will keep me up. On the few times that I’ve woken up to find Sean snoring, I’ll usually clear my throat or shift around a little bit so that he shifts around and stops snoring. I don’t think I could actually be in the same bed with someone who snored constantly though both my mom and dad do!

  • Jen May 29, 2012, 10:22 pm

    LOL (literally)!!! Posts like this are a big part of the reason that I love this blog! Thanks so much for the laugh – much needed after the dreaded “first day back after holiday.”

    Hang in there, girl (and sweet hubby, too)…soon, you will reclaim your body! 🙂

    • CaitlinHTP May 30, 2012, 11:13 am

      Thank you 🙂

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