Sunday, July 25, 2010

Were having a baby, My baby and me!

This morning I took a pregnancy test, expecting it to be negative. I've taken many in the past couple of months but because I am still nursing I never expected them to come back positive. I started off with a cheap DollarTree one, and a very faint line showed up. I though NO WAY! I have to be seeing things, I thought, so I went into our bedroom and woke Paul up. I asked him to confirm what I was seeing. Sure enough he saw it too. We hugged and got teary eyed. I have never seen him wake up so fast, for those that know Paul you know that he takes a very long time to wake up. He asked me if I had a digital one to take to confirm. We didn't, so he got on his bike and rode off to Albertson's to buy one. He came home a few minutes later with the digital test and a bouquet of roses. I drank some water to recharge and went in to take the second test. Paul distracted me so I wouldn't sit there staring at the test. I went back in a few minutes later, which felt like hours, and sure enough it was positive. :)

We hugged and said oh crap and cried with joy. We are adding another bundle of joy into our family. We are so incredibly excited and feel so blessed and can't wait to meet our little frijol in 9ish months.

Once the news set in we let our siblings know.

Weigh-in: 125lbs

Waist Measurements: 33 inches

Pregnancy Symptoms: Slight nausea. Barely noticeable but definitely there.

What I Learned

Pregnancy "First" this week: Were pregnant. Let the journey begin. I'm so excited to meet the new baby and to old both Katelyn and Baby Richardson.

Dr. Visits: Not yet! just a positive pregnancy test.

What our baby looks like this week: This week s/he is the size of a sesame seed and looks like a tiny tadpole. S/he is made up of three layers- Ectoderm, Mesoderm and Endoderm. 

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