Friday, July 20, 2007

One trimester done, 2 to go....

Can you belive that I am 14 weeks already? Time has flown for sure! Onyl 5 more weeks until we find out which way the gender scale will be tipping in our house!!!

Had an appointment with my midwife this week. All is well, labs were good, HB was great, only thing was their scale showed me gaining 4 freaking pounds!!! There is no way - I weigh myself at home and I have gained MAYBE a half a pound. I am really trying to not use pregnancy as a license to eat since I am still trying to get rid fo the extra weight from Ryan and Rachel!!!

I am still puking my brains out every morning but it is getting better (minus the lovely stomach bug I got from Ryan earlier this week - I truly thought I was dying from it!). Mostly in maternity pants or regular pants and my bella bands (well generic ones from Ebay!). I ahve even been using those suckers to hold up my maternity pants that are a little too big on me!

I guess that's it for now. I'll leave with the closest thing I have to a belly shot - a picture of me and Rachel on the carousel!

If you look closely at my midsection you can see the bump! Of course, I am still getting those - is she pregnant or has she just not lost the gut from the last one looks!

Wednesday, July 11, 2007

A game...

Got this off of Michelle's blog and thought it looked fun! So here goes:
The game is SCATTERGORIES. Its harder than it looks! Here are the rules: Use the 1st letter of your name to answer each of the following. They MUST be real places, names, things. NOTHING can be made up! If you can’t think of anything, skip it. Try to use different answers if the person before you had the same 1st initial. You can’t use your name for the boy/girl name question.
Your Name: Andrea
1. Famous Singer/Band: ABBA
2. Four letter word: Arse (if we were in England of course!)
3. Street: Arbordale (about half a mile from my house)
4. Color: Aubergine
5. Vehicle: Audi
6. Things in a Souvenir Shop: A t shirt (so cheating on that one!)
7. Boy Name: Aidan
8. Girl Name: Adrienne
9. Movie Title: All that Jazz?
10. Drink: appletini
11. Occupation: architect
12. Celebrity: Alex Trebek
13. Magazine: American Baby
14. U.S. City: Atlanta
15. Pro Sports Teams: Arizona Diamondbacks
16. Reason for Being Late for Work: Accident
17. Something You Throw Away: apple core
18. Things You Shout: ARGH!
19. Cartoon Character: Alice in Wonderland

Tuesday, July 10, 2007

So after 33 months of being vomit free Ryan decided last night was the night. Could he do it at home? NOOOOO! Could he do it somewhere easy to clean up? NOOOO! How about the car? YES! After a lunch of Spaghetti-os? YES! UGH! I now feel like my car smells like carpet cleaner and puke but I could be imagining it (or it could be the pregnant women super power sense of smell)
The thing about this is Ryan ate spaghetti-os that I just bought a few weeks ago and when I checked the can last night they had expired in February 2006!!!!
My poor baby!

Thursday, July 05, 2007

Don't want to jinx myself, but....

it appears that at 33 months my genius boy may be potty trained!
We have been taking a very casual approach with it - I didn't want to push him if he wasn't ready, but then we went 3 dry days - with me constantly prompting him to go. Then there were 2 poops in the potty. Then another 4 dry days where Ryan actually told us he had to go. Really he told us he was going but he meant that he had to :)
And then today he went by himself and then told us he had gone!!!
I am so happy that he is doing so well with this! He is such a big BIG boy now!

One year ago yesterday...

Rachel came home from the NICU!!!

She was 4 pounds 13 ounces and I've got to say she looks about as freightened in that picture as we actually were to have her home! She did great though! Slept well, ate well and grew into an 18 pound 10 ounce TODDLER!!! How, exactly, did that happen????