Sunday, November 23, 2008

20 weeks

We're half way there! I can't wait!!

Happiness is...

cooling your belly in the snow (if you're Pili). I would prefer sunning my belly on the beach!

This dog is crazy! Or maybe just too warm blooded. It was 4 degrees when I got up at 7am this morning. It's only November 23... I'm not ready! I am looking forward to hiking in the woods with Pili as soon as deer season is over.

Friday, November 21, 2008

+11 Pounds

We had a good appointment with Dr. Leight yesterday. As always, she is patient with me and my list of questions, despite being very busy. My blood pressure was 118 over 64 and the baby's heart rate was approximately 150 beats per minute. Maybe I can tell the sex from that... I'll have to research it. She did write down the sex on a Christmas card for us. I'm not sure if we'll open it, but I feel like it's calling to me...


with 80+ pounds of puppy!

XX or XY?

The answer is only a rip of paper away..

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

First Toothbrush

How cute! Our baby got its first toothbrush today when Ted went to the dentist (and no, he didn't have any cavities). We have the best dentist. Thanks Dr. Nasveschuck, Cindy, and Christie!

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

19 weeks!


Our ultrasound yesterday went well despite an uncooperative star. He or she did not want to be photographed (even with me doing jumping jacks) from the front but we saw a cute view of the butt cheeks and many other parts. It's pretty amazing the level of detail they can see, from different structures in the brain, to all the parts of the heart. They checked the hard palate and jaw, as well as measured all the bones (the foot is one inch). He or she weighs nine ounces which accounts for most of my nine pounds of weight gain. :-) Everything looked great with the baby. I'll have another ultrasound at 28 weeks to check growth. The big question remains unanswered...

2 dummies

Monday, November 17, 2008

Sunday, November 16, 2008

We just got back from Sears and purchasing a new washer and dryer. Our washer has been shaking the house apart for 7 years and is now leaking, so it's leaving. We got a Samsung with vibration reduction technology. The reviews are really good... time will tell.

We're off to Burlington in the morning. Pili's happy because she's going to her cousin Cassie's for the day. We've decided not to find out the sex of the baby yet. We're going to have Dr. Leight write it down and we'll open it on Christmas (Ted's idea!). I hope I don't see anything by accident!

Friday, November 14, 2008

Feeling Great!

TGIF! Although it was a short week, it's still great to get to Friday. I felt pretty dizzy (first time) this morning, but it subsided within a few hours. Other than that I'm still great! I couldn't be any happier (well maybe I will be when I have a healthy baby in my arms). When I lay down and relax I can feel the baby move. It feels like a muscle twitch and puts a big smile on my face. Monday we have an ultrasound in Burlington. I'm really looking forward to it. The big question is... will we find out the sex? I hope so; I really want to know!

Pili then and now

September 2005...

November 2008...
still the cutest!

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

18 weeks and counting

Jodi and her new pants...

Jodi's belly is getting bigger..

And its not from too much food! (Pic from 10-31-08)

Doggie snuggle time

Pili and her BFF Bella (aka, the odd couple) lounging around one evening.. these two are quite the pair when they are together.