A Special Announcement!

img_2699It’s been quite a while since I last posted on here, and our family has changed quite a bit! My daughter is now in Kindergarten, while my son… who I was pregnant with when I started this blog… goes to Kindergarten next year! Oh yeah, and we have another baby on the way! Due Spring of 2019.

This will be another wild ride, as I have no idea what to expect this time around. I’m pregnant in a uterus that has never been pregnant before. Both of my other children were on the right side, this one is on the left.

I’m nervous because this uterus started out smaller than the other one. My doctors, high risk and regular, assure me that that doesn’t automatically mean this baby will come sooner. Maybe this uterus stretches better than the other one, maybe not.

So far so good, though! I have surgery for my cerclage scheduled for next week… I’ll put up another post on that later.

My right uterus lining is pretty thick, and lucky me… I’m starting to spot. It made me panic when it first happened, because I wasn’t expecting to see a quarter size of brown blood when I went to the restroom. A quick call to my doctor and an ultrasound showed the baby still looked great, and there was evidence that the blood was coming from the other uterus. We’re not sure how long it will last, but I feel a little better knowing what it is.

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Much like my other two pregnancies, my symptoms have not been fun…

Nausea/vomiting…. still! 🤢

Sciatic pain

Lactose intolerant

Nose bleeds

Fatigue

And crazy pregnancy dislikes to sugar and basically all of my favorite things. Oh well, it’s worth it in the end, right?!

My goal is to keep this blog updates throughout this pregnancy and beyond! Hopefully it provides more insight to people going they the same thing!

Check out this 2 minute video of how we told the kids!

2 thoughts on “A Special Announcement!”

  1. A beautiful Mom with two beautiful kids. Who can blame you for wanting more! Here’s a prayer that this pregnancy goes well and that you only have happiness from all your kids. We moved from Denver a couple of years ago to be near our grown-up kids and our grandkids, so I miss the team at 9news (although several of you have moved on to LA, DC, etc), but I watch you (9news, that is) online to keep up with what is happening in Denver . Looking forward to following your blog and hoping to see nothing but good things!

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  2. Becky, this announcement video is hilarious! I need to show Scarlett. She loved playing with Colin at the Goddard School! Praying for a healthy baby and delivery.

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