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what to expect...

when we're expecting!

That's right!  We are expecting a little one on our around December 10 of this year and we really couldn't be more excited.  We found out on April Fools Day, of all days!  I have just safely coasted into my second trimester yesterday - fourteen weeks along.  So far, so good!  I feel very blessed so far having missed out on the dreaded morning sickness. :: fingers crossed that doesn't change :: I have finally started to regain my energy back; Matt and the dogs seem thankful for that.  Maybe this will explain my blog hiatus.  I have been struggling to keep my life and the house in order and haven't had energy for much else.  I have used the computer so little over the past few months that Matt was considering canceling the internet service - crazy man!  Matt has been great so far, he is super excited because he has been waiting for this for three years.  It took a lot more convincing for me to feel ready for this journey.  Since I have been withholding information from the blog, I have been trying to document my journey elsewhere.  Below are some photos.   

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my starting point at seven weeks

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ten weeks

and of course the most exciting...

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1st ultrasound at eight weeks

And to answer the most common questions that we have gotten so far...
  • I think it is a boy.  Matt thinks it is a girl.  We will both be excited no matter what the baby is!
  • Yes, we will find out the at 20 weeks what it will be.  We are both planners.  It will be as big  of a surprise at 20 weeks as it will be at 40 weeks!
  • Name selection will be our biggest friction point.  There will be a lot of discussion and compromising.  He leans toward popular names, I lean toward less popular names.  
What you can expect from here on out...
  • monthly updates and photos
  • nursery progress (yes, we have already started)
  • my honest ramblings, without complaints
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