We were so excited to announce that we are gonna have another little one join our family in May :)
I'm now 20 weeks along and it's going by rather quickly. With the twins, it seemed like time barely moved. It was all I could think about.
The first 15 weeks or so of this pregnancy I felt like I was walking on eggs shells. When I had my first appt at 12 weeks, I honestly was so overwhelmed being at doctor's office again and seriously was almost expecting something to be wrong. When they did the ultra sound and everything was great I almost didn't believe it. I just assumed something would be wrong. Having lost baby Thomas, it's always in the back of mind that anything can happen and to not get too attached with the idea that we WILL have another one. For a long time I felt like it was just wishful thinking that everything would actually be just fine and that we will have a healthy happy baby. However, I feel a lot more peace of mind lately. I have decided that I can't live in fear and let me actions be guided by fear but by faith. While I can't help but feel nervous some, I also feel excited and optimistic that this little one will join our family happy and healthy... in May.
Given our last pregnancy experience neither Thomas or I like to go to appointments. We were talking about the ultrasound coming up where we would most likely find out the gender. He mentioned how he hated going to ultra sounds and I told him he should just stay home and I would come home and surprise him with the gender announcement. It was SO fun for me doing it this way. I loved having all the power and knowledge and making it fun for Thomas and the boys. I took a video of it and it was SO great.
I love that baby Thomas is mostly in this picture too!
I got a box and put a blue balloon in it that said "It's a boy!" But in small letters I wrote "not" between it's and a. So it actually read, "It's NOT a boy!" But Thomas didn't notice right away (because of the small print lol), so they got all excited about it being a boy then I asked him what the balloon said. Once he figured out it said, "it's NOT a boy" he got all excited all over again and laughed and laughed! The boys got a kick out of it all too! It was one of the most special moments of my life. oh so fun.... The boys are super excited to have a little sister and call her by a name that we like but haven't decided on yet.
Can't wait to meet you little girl!!! You are going to be so loved and spoiled!