Amber and Aaron

Amber and Aaron

The Fun We've Already Had...

  • Graham Tomas born July 31 at 5:04 P.M. weighing 8 lbs, 12 oz.
  • December 2, 2011: PREGNANT!!!
  • Paisley Kate arrived August 21 at 5:38 P.M. weighing 7 lbs, 9 oz
  • DUE DATE: August 25, 2010!!!
  • Dec. 14, 2009- PREGNANT!!!
  • Oct. 07,2009- Had elective D&C.
  • Sept 28, 2009- No embryo on ultrasound. :(
  • Sept 15th, 2009- We found out we're PREGNANT!!!
  • Sept '09- Aaron had varicocele repair.
  • July '09- IUI #1 with HCG shot= No such luck
  • April '09- Ovarian drilling surgery, followed by hospitalization for uterine infection
  • Jan-Mar '09- metformin + 3 rounds of clomid= no ovulation
  • Dec. 11, 2008- Hysterosalpingogram (Fancy word for shooting dye through the ovaries. OUCH)
  • Nov '08- Sent to RE. Tried metformin alone for two months (No ovulation)
  • Oct '08- Diagnosed with PCOS based on amenorrhea and crazy hormone levels.
  • June '08- Aaron convinced me to start trying.
  • June '04- Got Hitched!

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

28 weeks

28 weeks...
I cannot imagine that I only have about 12 weeks to go. This is FLYING by. Where did my 2nd trimester even go? I think I may be getting the drowsiness of the 1st trimester back which is helping me sleep really well at night, but causing some awkward narcolepsy during the day. I feel great overall, and still LOVE being pregnant. I want to stop things right here for a while just to soak it in a little longer. That's what the belly looks like dressed these days. And I'm so proud of my tiny pink tank top for hanging in there, working so hard to keep the tummy covered for our pictures.

And now for the upclose shot on my naked belly after being coated in belly butter! I love it when it's shiny because it doesn't look real. Makes me feel like a movie star with a prosthetic belly on. :) That button of mine is still flat, but it's starting to show through clothes. It's going to look really awesome soon.

Aaron and I graduated from childbirth classes tonight, so apparently that means we're ready to deliver this baby when the time comes. Except that in the car, Aaron compared childbirth to squeezing a tater tot out of your nose. When I explained that it seemed easy in comparison to popping a watermelon out of your hoo-hah, he decided instead that it was like pushing a baby chick out of your nostril. Why everything has to come from the nasal cavity, I'm not sure. And I'm still going to vote for the childbirth being worse.
We got our crib put together this weekend and our dresser came in, so we have stuff in the nursery now!!! We're still waiting on our nightstand and combo unit to arrive. SO exciting!!! And the nursery was something I wanted to wait on as long as possible because we were so worried. But now we're actually doing it, which means we really think we're bringing home a baby. WOW.


  1. Your belly looks awesome! And I am so jealous that you are to the point of putting together your nursery! I am 12 weeks and trying hard to push my mind away from all things nursery until atleast 20 weeks! But its hard to do!

    Congrats on the 28 week mark!! =D

    God bless

  2. You look so great!!!
    That nursery does make it so very REAL. Yay!!!
    I have to say that I wish I loved being pregnant more than I do. Of course I love that she's in there, but the whole process is so anxiety inducing, I'm just wanting to have her out and to know that it's all OK. I'm going to take inspiration from you, though, and try to savor these days when she's so close to me and when she's letting me know all day that she's strong and healthy with her kicks and tumbles. Thanks for that! =)

  3. You look fantastic! In my experience, most of the third trimester flew by, too. Except for these last couple of weeks. :) Can't wait to see your nursery!

  4. I would have never thought you'd beat me to setting up your nursery! The only thing that saved me is that we've been keeping my brother for a little while and he's in the room we're going to use. He'll be out in 2 weeks so I can get started too. You look fantastic and yes, we need to get together soon. Look for an email.

  5. Congrats on graduation! You look absolutely adorable. I give that belly button another week or two before it is totally popped out! Can't believe you are starting your 3rd tri already! Crazy!!!!

  6. adorable!! love the shiny belly pic!!

  7. You look great, And your getting so close. I'm glad your good and now your house is getting really and truly ready for the baby to come.
    Its so exciting isn't it.

  8. Only 12 weeks to go! I cannot believe its passing so quickly. I love that stripped shirt, by the way.

  9. Awww Im so happy that this is REAL for you and actually happening!!! :) I was cracking up at the "nasal cavity" comments hahahha Love it. :)

  10. Aw your bump is so cute! Also, way to have such gorgeous landscaping in front of your house! Love all those flowers!

    Happy 28 weeks!

  11. I love that he compared birthing to squeezing a tater tot out his nose...hilarious! Guys are so funny!

  12. you look great!

    and you said it perfectly- I also find myself wishing to just stop time. It's going by all too fast- except I'm just as eager to meet my little girl.