Thursday, March 17, 2011

36 weeks and counting.....

So, I have made it to my last month.  I can't believe I only have 4 weeks(or less) to house this little munchkin! Being pregnant has been one of my most absolute favorite things.  Fortunately, I have had a wonderful pregnancy. There has been no morning sickness, no heartburn, nothing!  My biggest complaint is my leg cramps in the middle of the night....which isn't that bad(well, most of the time at least). I ugess it isn't that fun to be awoken with the feeling of your legs muscles curling up into a little ball. ;-)

We had our 36 week appointment on Tuesday.  My midwfie wanted to do an ultrasound to confirm this little lady was heading south.  Kevin and I were both excited that we got to see her one last time before her big debut. The last time we saw her was at 20 weeks and she was so tiny! So, the second she popped up on the screen she let us know that she was head down(YAY - big sigh of relief!).  After she measured her head, tummy, and femur, the u/s tech informed us that she was measuring 7lbs. 4oz.----wow!!  Oh, and she also informed us that she can gain up to a half a pound a week until delivery.  So, you are telling me that she has the potential to be over 9 lbs.?!?!?!?  *Gulp* I guess if my mom did it 3 times I can do it, right???  HA!  She also switched the u/s over to 3D for a second and we got to see her face. Oh my goodness I dont think I have seen anything sweeter. She has the fattest cheeks and the sweetest plumpest lips....just like her mama.  There is no denying that there is some Carlson in her!  It was pretty surreal to see her and made us just want to meet her that much sooner!!! 

I think we finally have everything we need for this little chick.  Lord knows she doesn't need anymore clothes.  I think she has a more stylish wardrobe than me!  We are ready to meet her but our house isn't!  We finally finished the renovation of our master bath and started on the hall bath.  It really needs to be done before her arrival(and I am hoping she doesnt decide to come before it is done!!)  I have been a little stressed over that but I have faith it will be's so close.

This week she is the size of a watermelon and my belly definitely shows it. I know I did say earlier that I love being pregnant but I will also love to get back into my normal clothes!  I can only make these clothes look cute for so long :-)

Hopefully my next post will be after our angel has arrived!!!

Oh, and Happy St. Patrick's Day!!!!

Much love,

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

33 Weeks!!!!

Well, only 7 more weeks to go(give or take) and our little angel will be here!!  The doctor says that everything looks great and we are right on track.  Have I mentioned her name?  If not, we shall name her Morgan was one we actually agreed on!  She is taking my middle name.  I love the name Morgan and I hope it suits her well. Her nursery is all done and the only thing we are waiting on is HER!!

Here is a pic of my not so little belly!!  Not much else to update on....hopefully my next update will be a pic of Miss Morgan :-)

For now I will catch some zzzzzzz's until I no longer have that choice ;-)

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Shower the People You Love with.....

GIFTS! Well, maybe that isn't how the song goes, but we sure did get showered with so many gifts from the ones we love. Last Saturday, the 15th, my sweet sister-in-law Lindsey, had our first shower for Kevin and I, and the bambino.  I was so excited to see everyone because this shower was with Kevin's dads side of the family who we don't get to see often. By the time it was time for gifts I was so overwhelmed.  We got so much GREAT stuff for this little girl. She got clothes, her bassinet, pak n plays, stroller, and so much more! I think with just that shower we filled her room....and I have 3 more to go!  To have the amount of love and support that Kevin and I do is truly amazing - we could not ask for a better family or for better friends!!!

Other than showers we are just moving right along.  I had my 28 week appointment this morning. It was nice and fast.  The midwife measured my growing belly and we got to hear her heartbeat - then I was out of there!  She said everything looked good and I will see her in another 4 weeks.

We got the paint for the baby's room and hopefully I will have that painted in the next week or so.  If work didn't get in the way I could get so much more done! ;-)  All of the furniture is in the room, walls just have to be painted!  Kevin is putting down the quarter round today!  It will finally look like a complete room!!

Not a very exciting entry but had to blog before the month was over.  I can't believe how time is just flying by.  Our little bundle will be here before we know it!  Whew...nerves are starting to set in!!!!

Much love-