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Monday, October 29, 2007

Morning Sickness SUCKS!!!

Ok, so for the past week and a half I have been having morning sickness - only it's not JUST the mornings - is all freaking day! ugh! I constantly have this ache in the pit of my stomach, sometimes eating helps and sometimes it makes it worse! I keep feeling like I'm going to toss my cookies at any moment! Apparently you are supposed to not let your stomach get empty or FULL! I have not mastered this yet. The problem is, when you need to eat is when you feel icky and you don't want to eat! Then when you force yourself to eat, if you eat too much - it is worse! Ok, so a lot of ranting in this one, sorry, but I'm feeling icky. I hope this doesn't last too long - only another 3-4 weeks of this crap . . . I hope!

Well, our first doctor's appt (actually only with the OB Coordinator) is this thursday so they'll probably just take half of my blood and give me some info. We'll get to schedule our first ultrasound, though! I'll keep ya posted on that one! :) til then, wish me luck figuring out all this "morning" sickness stuff!

Tuesday, October 23, 2007

I'm Pregnant!!!

Hey there everyone! Ok, you may not be reading this until I have been a prego for a little while, but I've created this blog so you'll know what I/we went through along the way.

Ok, so here's the scoop:

We started "trying" right after our trip to Grand Cayman back in April for our anniversary (we've had this planned for some time now) and it took us 5 months to conceive our little baby bean. We'd been having some ups and downs with the whole "trying" thing - it's a pretty stressful rollercoaster! By the time I was due for my "friend" in the beginning of October I was sure my "friend" was coming but I decided to go ahead and take a test that morning (Oct 9th) just in case. The line, BOTH lines, immediately appeared!! Oh My God! I didn't believe it . . . no . . . can't be. I showered thinking I was seeing things but when I got out - it was still sitting there with both lines clear as day! Wow! Ok, hasn't sunk in yet. Grant had left early for work so he wasn't around to shout the news to so I wrapped the test in a little box with a bow and hid it to give to him later that night. When I got home, he was on the phone with his brother and I patiently (ok, not so patiently) waited for him to get off the phone to give him his "gift." When he FINALLY got off the phone I handed him his present and, though he was confused, he opened it . . . looked at it . . . turned it right side up . . . looked at it some more and said - "Is this for real???" YES! So, we went out to dinner to celebrate. That was 2 weeks ago.

This week I will turn 6 weeks prego and I am getting the first fun days of morning sickness. UGH! This part is not fun! Other than the morning sickness and a few other little symptoms, it sometimes slips my mind that I have a little baby bean growning in my belly. (the little heart is supposed to start beating this week!)

According to the online predictors, we will be due June 17th or 18th. We have our first doctors appt on Nov 1st (just to talk to the OB Nurse) then our first ultra sound will be 2 weeks later (~ Nov 15th). We are planning on telling our families over Thanksgiving so they'll all be together and we can tell them in person. Unil then, it is our little secret and I am bursting at the seams! :)