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Location: Washington, United States

I began my TTC journey in January 2005. It finally worked with the 5th IUI and along came Eliana! I started trying for a second (T42) a little over a year later, and was thrilled to get pregnant on the second try this time. Jacob soon joined our family! Not sure if I am done at two, but come along for my journey in motherhood. If you stop by, please leave me a short note! I like to know when I have visitors. :)

Friday, January 04, 2008

Quick update on what you all want to know...

I absolutely, positively, promise to write a longer post sometime this weekend, but I must take advantage of these two hours the babysitter has agreed to take Eliana so that I can unpack our bags since I had to waste all my planned time yesterday dealing with lost car keys (so much has happened since I last posted I guess...I didnt realize I hadnt posted since November?!)

Anyway, this baby continues to be very different than Eliana. I have had so many problems that I didn't have with my daughter that I was beginning to become convinced that baby was a boy since the pregnancy has been so different. While home for Christmas, I began feeling baby move...with actual kicks, unlike the soft rolling I felt at first with Eliana (and even that was much later...more like 26 weeks I think...not 18).

I finally had my ultrasound yesterday which confirmed my suspicions. Baby is DEFINITELY a boy. And absolutely not shy at all. The minute the ultrasound probe caught a glimpse of him he was showing off his goods for all to see...and continued to every few minutes of the entire ultrasound. :) He is also very active as I had suspected, moving and rolling and kicking and punching the entire ultrasound. With Eliana, she was usually sleeping which was just as troublesome for the ultrasound tech. I have to go back in a couple weeks to get a few more shots of this little guy since he would stay still long enough to get a couple pictures, but he is 100% boy. I will have my little girl and my little boy just as I had initially wanted. :)

I promise to update more with all the happenings in DEcember including a trip to the emergency room and an MRI, as well as some ultrasound pictures later. I am off to unpack.

Oh, and his name so far (I may change my mind but this was the boy name I had chosen when pregnant with Eliana and I still like) is Jacob Dennis.

10 Comments:

Blogger June Bug Momma said...

CONGRATS KATRINA!!!! I'M SO HAPPY FOR YOU AND YOUR LIL JACOB TO ARRIVE! LOVE THE NAME! I HOPE THE REST OF YOUR PREGNANCY IS SMOOTH SAILING!! BEST WISHES!! :-)

P.S. SO SORRY YOU LOST YOUR KEYS! I WENT THRU A SIMILAR SITUATION MYSELF! SUCKS!!

January 04, 2008 2:43 PM  
Blogger Shannon said...

Jacob Dennis is a beautiful and strong name. Congratulations!

January 04, 2008 10:25 PM  
Blogger Jann said...

So glad for the update, was getting worried!

I love the name, and congrats again on this pregnancy.

January 05, 2008 3:44 PM  
Blogger tripntwinmom said...

CONGRATS!

I LOVE your choice of Jacob!

Too cool!

January 05, 2008 5:20 PM  
Blogger Kimmyann said...

Congrats on your upcoming son!

January 06, 2008 6:03 AM  
Blogger Miss X said...

Thanks for the update. I was getting worried and am glad you are doing well.

Congrats on the boy! :)

January 06, 2008 3:03 PM  
Blogger clueless carolinagirl said...

Yay!!!

January 08, 2008 6:59 PM  
Blogger Angela Mae said...

Hey lady... It's been ages, I know... sorry for that. Read your blog and I am THRILLED for you!!! I'm hoping to stop by and see you this summer. I am moving to DC/Maryland and am driving there from Vancouver, BC... so, let's catch up...

January 15, 2008 4:28 AM  
Blogger airheadgenius said...

As the single mother by choice of two boys, I just wanted to stop in and wish you the very best.

January 28, 2008 11:05 PM  
Blogger Katrina said...

So how's everything going now? Miss your updates!! :-)

February 15, 2008 4:02 PM  

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