Monday, November 23, 2009

Finally updating

So, I'm finally able to update. Not like I haven't had the time, just nothing worth writing about really. Anywho, Michael and I had our 2 week check. Everything looks fine. Baby finally showed us her spine. It looks great; completely closed.

She is a very active, silly baby. I feel her kick all the time, and her kicks are getting so much stronger every day. She kicked the ultrasound tech the whole time. She is so silly. We play tag on a regular basis too. I'll poke or rub my belly and she will kick me back. It's so cute.

We are going to spend our Thanksgiving with Michael's dad's side of the family this year. Michael hasn't seen anybody on his fathers side since 2002, which would have made him a freshman in highschool. I've never met anybody on this side of the family, so I look forward to meeting everybody. Plus, lots of good eats =D
Also, my grandma recently had Gall bladder surgery and I'm happy to say she seems to be healing just fine. She has been through a lot this year, dealing with cancer, and just all around not feeling well. I feel bad she hasn't been able to enjoy much of 2009. I hope 2010 is a brand new start for her. I love you Grandma.

Well, I should get going. I've added a 22 week photo. I hope everybody has a safe and wonderful Thanksgiving! Take care.

Saturday, November 14, 2009

First outfit

So, it's the weekend again. Today we went base so Michael could get his hair cut. While he did that, I went in the Bx to look at baby clothes. I haven't got the chance to since I got pregnant. There were quite a few outfits I thought were adorable, but one really stuck out to me. It is probably one of the cutest outfits I've ever seen for a baby girl, in my opinion of course. So, as soon as I walked out of the BX Michael already had gotten his hair cut, so I told him I wanted to show him the outfit I had found. He thought it was cute too, so we bought it. It's her first outfit. I got it in the 6-9 month outfit because the only one that was 0-3 month had a snag in the bow. I love the fact it's not pink. Not that I dislike pink, but I don't want her to wear just pink, or purple. I apologize in advance for the quaility of this photo. Michael broke our camera a few weeks ago and all we have left until it's fixed is our crappy camera.

Something that is starting to get to me a little, is people staring at me. I know people stare at pregnant women, it's natural, but when I get rude stares, it kind of bothers me. I don't dress like a hoochie or anything, and I don't think I look like a teenager. I am married and old enough to have a baby. Do I need to wear a T-shirt that read, "I'm married and old enough to have children, please quit staring"? Not all people do this, but it seems to be happening more often. Anywho, not much to report on. Hope everybody has a good weekend.

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Happy Veterans Day

I know it's a little late, but I am thankful everyday for my military men and women who fight, and who have fought to give my family and myself the freedoms we have today. And to those who can't support our troops, please feel free to stand in front of them.

So, my day wasn't very productive, but I had better enjoy it, because soon they will be filled with dirty diapers, feedings, and being woke up at 3 in the morning lol.

Michael got the day off, which was nice. We really didn't do anything, but lounge around, but it was still nice. He worked on the computer today, doing I don't know what, but it has become a big project; one of his many.

Anywho, This wasn't the most exciting entry ever, but that's okay. Hope you all have a good one.

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

20 week ultrasound

So, we had our "Big" ultrasound on Monday. She is still a girl, there is no denying it. She was not very cooperative during the ultrasound though. We got all the shots, but the one of her spine because she was moving around so much. It is pretty obvious in the video how hard it was to get a good shot of her. She did not want to be messed with that day lol. When I go for my two week appt to check my cervix they will check her spine. It bothers me a little, because I haven't really been able to enjoy my pregnancy, because I always have some worry. After losing so many babies.. you just worry more. I know I lost them early on, but once you have a miscarriage, even one, just takes away the innocence of pregnancy. So not being able to see her spine, though it sounds harmless enough, really bothers me. Other than not being able to see her spine, everything else looked good. So, I am grateful. She is a very active baby, and her kicks get harder and harder each day.
We also have to fill out our hospital registry form, for when I deliver. I need to call Tricare tomorrow ( which is never fun ) and not just because they are an insurance company, but because they don't know their own system. One person will tell you one thing, and another person will tell you another. I won't get on that subject in this entry though, I'm just sayin'.
They also don't do water birthing anywhere in Alabama hospitals, which is really dissapointing for me, because this is something I've been interested in for a long time. I'm going to try VERY hard to go without medication, but I can't say what will happen, because I'm not there yet. We'll just have to see.
anyways, here is the Video of our little girl being her sassy self.

Saturday, November 7, 2009


Hello all, it still feels a day ahead to me. I'll just have to get used to these three day weekends.

Anywho, I am getting a bit anxious to give our little girl a name. I don't mind reffering to her as 'her', but I would like to decide on a name, and SOON. I have thrown out a few names, but it seems Michael is far more picky than me. I think it's easier picking a girls name than a boys. You just can't be to creative with boys names, in my opinion of course. The names, Braydan, Jaydan, Aidan, and Kaydan are so overused. They are no longer original. I almost don't even bother asking women what they named have named their sons because chances are it's one of these 4 names lol. I don't like extravagant names for boys or girls. I like simple names. Something simple. I honestly don't want to tell anybody what we are naming her, until she is born, but I think telling Family would be okay.. I guess. I just want some things to be a suprise, that's all.
I am going to be somebody who mothers by the heart rather than by the books. It's not like I won't take advice, but nobody ever needed a book to parent. No mother is perfect. I don't expect to be the perfect mother either. I do however have fears I won't be a good mom. Why is this? I'm sure these are rational fears every mom-to-be has, but it causes me sooo much anxiety. I'm not even scared about labor and delivery. That is the last thing on my mind, fear wise that is.
Well, I suppose I should get going. We are watching more Bond tonight. Have a good night everybody.

Friday, November 6, 2009

The weekend

It feels like Saturday to me. Hubby gets every other Friday off now, so I think that must be why it feels a day ahead. We are having a James Bond-a-thon this evening. I'm not a fanatic, I just like being able to spend time with my husband. They are good movies though.

Gizmo kept putting his toy/teeth cleaner in Michaels shoe to prop it up so he could chew on it. He is smart, I swear. My husband didn't like it though. He is afraid he will chew on his shoes instead, so he took away the shoes, which didn't set will with Gizmo. He also like to get in my husbands Gym bag. It's really big so I can see why. We call it Geemo Cave. Geemo is one of his many nick names by the way. Anyways, Michael doesn't like him in the bag either, so he zips it closed so he won't get in it. I personally don't stop him because I think it's cute lol.

I'm sure you all have heard about the Ft. Hood shooting. It definitely affected me, not just because I'm a military wife, but because I'm an American and this man turned against his fellow soldiers. I will not go to into this because it's almost impossible to get me to stop ranting about things like this, but my heart and prayers go out to the people personally affected by this tragedy.

Something else happend to a close family friend. Her niece was killed Yesterday. They are investigating it as a murder, which is sad because her granddaughter was also brutally murdered a couple years ago. My heart breaks for her. She has gone through so much.

Anyways, I suppose I should get going. Watching Bond and relaxing. Ciao!

Thursday, November 5, 2009

So, blogger seems to be pretty user friendly. This blog is so my family and friends can know what is going on in our lives. I never really know what to write in the "first blog" but for those of you who have just ramdomly stumbled upon my page, I'll give you a little info.
If you haven't read my 'about me' section, my name is Emily, I'm 20 years old, and married to my best friend. We were married on Valentines Day 2007 at the Rathaus ( courthouse in English ), in Germany. We were stationed there nearly 3 years. We were recently stationed in Alabama. It's nice to be stateside again, but as much as I love being back in the states, I kinda of miss being in Germany. Maybe not so much the living part, but the traveling.
We have a baby girl due in March 2010. I was convinced from the day we found out we were pregnant that it was a boy, but she made it very clear she has girls parts lol. I honestly never thought I would have children, because my husband and I have lost 5 babies. I cannot even put into words how hard that was. I don't want to focus on that though. I will always have a place in my heart for them.
We have one furbaby, Gizmo. He is a yorkie. A bigger one though. He is nearly 15 to 16 pounds. Not fat, just longer, taller, and sure maybe has a little meat on his bones, but he is the cutest. He acts like a real kid. Full of it, for sure. you'll hear me talk about him often.
Well, I guess I'll get going for now. I'm watching The Kings of Queens.