Monday, September 29, 2014

20 weeks down..... 20 weeks to go!!!

   We took a little break from posting on here because we wanted to make sure our little one was taken care of first.  What we mean by that is at our last doctor's appointment we needed to have quite a bit of blood drawn to have some genetic testing done. Now we never had these test done with either child before but due to our son Wyatt's nature we felt it was best to prepare ourselves for somethings if we needed to. 

   Let me tell you that was the longest two weeks of my life waiting, crying, worrying, PRAYING!! and just really trying to come to terms with anything if it were to come back that way. This was also filled with a lot of sleepless nights. 

   Well on Thursday I made the call to get the results... well not what I had thought when the nurse tells you i'm sorry in your case the doctor will need to call... yeah NOT ok to tell a pregnant mommy who already has a lot going on. So I gave the nurse my info for the doctor to call me back.

   Now it truly only took the doctor probably 5 minutes to call me right back ( that has to be some record for a doctor ) but within that 5 minutes I had a COMPLETE breakdown. Bawled my eyes out, text my husband what the nurse had said, cried even more, had a panic attack and of course cried even more. I wasn't crying though that I was upset something was wrong I was crying because well my hormones were kicking in and I was worried. Worried what this was going to mean for our family. No matter what we were gonna love this one!!! But I was worried how we would get by on one income with 2 disabled children, worried what stress was going to come on us not just as parents but as a married couple and a family. I wanted to make sure whatever was coming our way we could handle like pros and show ourselves that in the end we were worried about nothing because well  We got this :) 

    Finally the phone rang! It was the doctors office I quick stopped crying answered and it was my amazing doctor. Her first words were I wanted to be the one to tell you the good news! Oh my heart sank! IN A GOOD WAY THOUGH!!!   She called to tell me our little one's test all came back negative. Now we know that yes things can still come about because of course what they tested for was nothing our son has going on but it is nice to rule some big things out of the way.  I was sooooo happy. Then came even more good news! 

   Now at our last doctors appointment we found out what we were having and were very excited! But with this testing it FOR SURE tells you the sex due to the blood work. We are happy to announce that we are having a little BOY! 

   Of course we were so happy we are having a healthy baby boy! It was even better getting to see the huge smile on my husbands face when he came home after work that day finding out the news!

   Well... Now I'm 20 weeks!!! Yes thats right 20 weeks!! CRAZY this pregnancy is already half over! It seems like just yesterday that we found out we were pregnant! Although it has gone by fast I sure hope the next 20 dont go as quick!

   Now for all the fun updates!!!!!

How far along? 20 weeks!!

Total weight gain: I'm still having troubles gaining weight but if you looked at me you'd swear that wasnt the case! I look like i've gained 15-20 lbs but in fact I'm only sitting at 152 :( But my diet was just changed up on Wednesday  so I'm hoping that now it has changed I will be able to gain weight :)

Stretch marks? No new ones.

Sleep: It's not going well the back pain is making it really difficult to be able to sleep but i'm trying my hardest 

Best moment this week: Finding out our little guy is healthy!!!

Miss anything? bending over!!! It's like a take your breath away action now. It's down right exhausting!!!

Food cravings:  Funnel cakes!! Which is really hard to get right now 

Anything making you queasy or sick: Just when people talk about gagging and getting sick that makes me want to be sick but other than that nothing. 

Gender: BOY!!

Labor signs: No.

Symptoms: Back pains and stomach stretch pains but other than that pretty normal. 

Belly button in or out? In!

Wedding rings on or off?  Off 

Happy or moody most of the time:Emotional roller coaster!!! Those are actually my husbands exact words from tonight :)  

Looking forward to: a happy healthy next 20 weeks!!!

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