Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Surprise!!!


We have a bit of exciting news to share...I'm pregnant!!!

Kevin and I are expecting a little one this July (the 21st to be exact) and are nervous, happy, apprehensive and eager all at once. Today marks our official 14 week milestone and the beginning of our second trimester. I suppose all of the mixed feelings come from fearing problems with this pregnancy (as we've experienced in a past pregnancy) and then what everyone is telling us that has kids so close in age - "it's going to be HARD at first". Gee thanks. Ummm... let's not say the obvious now people. At least let us live in naive bliss for a little while longer.

Our fears about problems with this pregnancy were somewhat calmed last Thursday when we took a trip down to Johns Hopkins for an in-depth sonogram to make sure that there were no glaring genetic issues. We were so delighted and thankful that everything looked a-okay and that we were seemingly in the clear.

So several people have been asking us if we're going to find out if we're having a boy or a girl. Right now we're agreed NOT to find out. We both think it will be fun to be surprised this time around - although we're both not sure if we'll be able to wait that long! For the record, Kevin already thinks it's a boy and I am thinking it's a girl. My assertion is based on a "feeling". He bases his claim on this picture....


Doesn't it look like "he's" flexing his bicep? =)

We don't have any boy names picked out really so we are taking suggestions if you have one - something masculine, not too common or too trendy. If we have a boy, he'll definitely be hunting deer with Dad...but I've already vetoed the name "Buck". =) I'm sure it's fitting for some people, but it's definitely NOT an option for this kid.

7 comments:

Katie and Jason said...

Congratulations!!!! I'm soooo excited for you all! Natalie will be such a great big sister :).

Angela said...

Oh my goodness!!! Congrats! I'm so happy for you!!

Beth said...

Yea!!! How exciting! I have a friend who's husband hunts everything in site and they named their son Walker Bo. Is that country and huntery enough for you? :) He apparently took his son out hunting while still he was still in the car seat carrier!

Heather said...

congrats!

Pipsylou said...

Brick. I actually dated a guy named Brick. That was his name. So, how about "Brick"?

Pipsylou said...

Oh, and if you don't like that, his brothers were "Buck" and "Rudd". I am laughing to myself.

CONGRATULATIONS, you two!

Sarah said...

Congrats!! Finding out on delivery day is much more fun...you can wait!