Thursday, September 30, 2010

Chapter 4 -First Trimester-

My first trimester came and went so fast I really didn't even have time to blink. I couldn't wait to start telling everyone. I was so excited! Of course Matthew was the first person I told, he was shocked, really I think we both were because we weren't expecting it to happen so soon. We told our parents, other family members and closest friends. Everyone was so excited to hear there was going to be a new baby in the family. For my dad, step-mom, mom and step-dad and Matthews dad and step-mom this is the first grand-baby!

It's amazing what your body goes threw in such little time and how everything changes... from how you sleep, to how you eat and what you eat, and even how you pee {which is all the time} I really didn't have much morning sickness ~thank the Lord~ There were some days where I didn't feel like doing anything, I just felt so drained. All I wanted to do was lay around the house and sleep. Some days I was really nauseated and sick to my stomach and gagged all the time, but I never really got sick.

Just like any expecting parent we immediately started talking about names, how we wanted the room to look, cribs... everything... the list goes on and on! We even had our differences on what gender we wanted the baby to be, Matthew a boy, me a girl. Then just like that everyone started putting in their opinions about what the gender baby, some a new baby boy, some a new baby girl.

Hearing our little babies heartbeat for the first time was the most magical sound I've ever heard... it was beautiful! I couldn't wait to have and ultrasound either, getting to see our tiny baby was precious, again it {it's still an "it" at this time} was beautiful!

By the end of my third month, I wanted to know what we were having so bad I couldn't stand it, it was driving me crazy....!

Chapter 3 -Love, Marriage, and a Baby Carriage-

Christmas day 2009 while driving home from Matthews grandparents house we started talking about having a baby. It all started because in all I think we ended up going to 4 or 5 houses for Christmas that day, we thought it would be too much trouble if we had to go to that many places with a baby, so the subject came up!

I've been on birth control most of my teenage like and we thought it would be better to wait until after the first of the year (2010) for my annual doctors appointment and talk to my doctor about it. we decided that because it takes a few months for the pills to get out of my system I would go ahead and stop taking them. I stopped taking them in February of this year and had my annual doctors appointment in April. Everything went good and it was all a go from there!

We started trying right away. We waited patiently and anxiously for a few months. Then in June our whole lives turned around.... We're PREGNANT!