Wednesday, November 16, 2011

First Trimester and First Ultrasound

So....I am so ready for this trimester to be over. It will not be long now. I didn't think I was going to be one of those people who was sick all the time but I was mistaken. Since 5 1/2 weeks there hasn’t been many days that have gone by that I haven't felt nauseous. Trevor keeps saying, I can’t wait until we are done paying for you to just borrow food,  joking of course. Some people found out at work before I wanted anyone to just because of me darting to the bathroom while in the room with  patients. The hard thing at the beginning was surgery. I love assisting in surgery but when someone was open in front of me now, I got very queezy. Not really good for the job but it has started to get better.  The one food that makes me feel bad, even when I think about it, is peanut butter. It was the first thing I got sick after eating and that is one thing I can't eat right now. Every other food that I have gotten sick after eating has been fine to eat again. I have been very tired too. Pretty strange for me! Friday, Saturday, and Sunday weeks 6 through 10 I probably took a nap everyday. I am trying to make myself still play tennis a few days a week to stay in shape though. Now that I am 12 weeks I am not nearly as sick  or tired. A few times a week still a little but much better with everyday.

My first Ultrasound was Tuesday October 18th. I left work after lunch and Trevor met me to go. Everything with the baby looked great. Her/His HR was 160. flowers 839 My doctor gave me some Zofran for the nausea and it really has helped some. Not a good time with the phlebotomist. I have never had issues getting blood drawn until this time. She blew my vein, it was getting puffy by the second and she was still digging. I said the next time I am going to ask if I can just do it myself.  Maybe that is just my hormones talking but it sucked. I do have a large cyst that has grown a good bit in the past few months that they will just watch closely. He said usually the baby takes over and it will just go away on its own.  Nothing scary yet. So all in all pretty good visit.

Today I went for my second visit. We actually HEARD the heartbeat at this visit. It was 167 this time. But really, I heard it on Sunday with Marcie’s monitor. I kind of cheated.  But it is always nice to hear.  Trevor and I both love my doctor so much. What other doctor out there gave their husband a high five and said good job at their first visit.  He always answers all our questions plus some. I am not really showing much at all so no pictures yet. I will not have another ultrasound until around Christmas for the Anatomy one. So for now….. 

I AM DUE MAY 31st 2012

Sunday, November 13, 2011

We Are Going To Be Parents!!

We will have a + 1 before long. Number 7 on my 101 list was to get pregnant and that happened in August. It has been so hard to hold it in but we wanted to wait until we heard our little ones heart beat and I got a little further along before we told everyone. We have been secretly trying since the very end of April and in August it happened.

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I took a test on a Saturday morning around 7 AM when I woke up. I had always learned that was the best way to do it to be the most accurate, was when you first wake up but that is not always the case. After I took it I came back to bed and was tossing and turning with excitement and fear of course. Trevor was like, "what is wrong with you"? I told him I was just awake and couldn't go back to sleep. So we both just layed there for a little while and watched TV until we got up for breakfast. Trevor had planned to go golfing that day so luckily he left around 9 that morning for that. After he left I took another test and it was positive. So unless you are really early that when you first wake up theory is wrong. After my second test I headed out to do a little shopping for Trevor. When he got home from golfing I gave him this..…

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It was so funny because he thought he knew exactly what it was but little did he know!!! He was far from it!!  After he opened his present and card we had to pull ourselves together to go to my grandparents then Lindsey and Jason's to watch football that evening. I wanted to take more pictures but as soon as he opened the present and looked at me I started crying. So that was the end of pictures.

We wanted to wait until our first Ultrasound to tell anyone but after a week of telling no one I could not hold it in any longer and wanted to tell our parents. I was already staying sick so I needed someone to talk to about it. We had already planned to go to dinner with his parents that week to Fox Valley. So before dinner we gave them their surprise....

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They were shocked. After his mom going hysterical we went to dinner. This is the first grandchild for them so they are a little crazy right now. After dinner with his family we went to my families house to tell them. They were soo excited!! We gave them a onesie like this it just said Nana and Pop….

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I don’t have a picture of my parents opening theirs because as soon as my mom opened it I just started crying. Not really sure why. The tears just started flowing. My mom has some on her camera. I will have to get from her to put up

Trevor and I are so happy to be starting this new journey in our life. We are excited now to share it with everyone!!

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Last Weekend and Marcie’s Baby Shower

This past weekend was crazy and very tiring. But was all fun! On Friday at lunch we had a showing at our house so I woke up early to clean a little bit before hanging out with my mom. We went to Christmas Village. It is kind of a tradition with us. They were very crowded and had lots of cute things. We weren’t really in a hurry so we took our time and stayed there for like 5 hours. After we got finished there I went back to her house to make a few things for the shower. My mom was such a big help. On Saturday I had to run a bunch of errands and then I went and got my nails and toes done with Marcie. That night we went over to Lindsey and Jason’s house to watch the Alabama LSU game. It was good to see everyone that was there. It was all fun until Alabama lost!


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So glad time changed and I had an extra hour to sleep.

On Sunday was the shower. Everything turned out wonderful, she had a good turnout, and got lots of nice things. Here are a few pictures from the day….

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Wednesday, November 9, 2011

The Fall Festival For Halloween

For Halloween we went to the fall festival at church with my family. The girls had so much fun playing in all the inflatable things. They dressed up as Alabama cheerleaders. So of course my dad had to wear his Auburn shirt. They also had the regular chili cook off that is always yummy. There were so many people there. Here are a few pictures from the night…..

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Trevor enjoying so fresh corn.