Adoption

Adopting Amelia who was conceived via Reciprocal IVF

Amelia’s Birth Story

The last weeks of pregnancy feel like eternity. From the start I was convinced she was going to come early, well 37 weeks came and went. She was full term and making no leaps to introduce herself to the world. At 37 weeks I was measuring 2cm and by 38 had only gained 1 cm….

Third Trimester

Week 28: This week we had a 3D Ultrasound and it was amazing. Although this is an elective ultrasound (meaning it is not covered by insurance), it was worth every penny. She was a little stubborn at first keeping her arm up by her face and her face buried in the placenta. After a little coaxing and…

The Nursery Reveal

Before the Gender Reveal there were so many ideas and Pinterest boards of what designs we were going to do for the nursery. Wouldn’t ya know we did NONE of that. We searched for days/weeks looking for the perfect bedding set with all the right colors, that wasn’t astronomically expensive and finally we settled on…

Second Trimester

16 Weeks: Lets just say I am a new person, those magic pills the doctor gave me at our last ultrasound with the combination of being out of the first trimester has given me a new burst of energy and a new appetite. We went to see the doctor this Tuesday and got to hear…

Waddle it Be?

I cannot tell you how many times Krystal said, “Screw the party, I want to know now.” But we held out till our Gender Reveal as hard as it might of been on our patience.  Since we found out extremely close to the Holidays we decided to go for a winter theme, with Penguins! Most…

First Trimester

As you can see from the lack of pictures, I was not feeling myself throughout the entirety of the first trimester. These were probably the only three days in 3 months that I put on make-up…not an exaggeration I promise. (Countdown Calendar from BATZkids Milestone Blankets.) 6 Weeks: We had our first ultrasound on Sept….

Our next Adventure…

We’re Pregnant! That’s right we will be adding a little bun to our family! So here is what we know… We are due May 12, 2019 Baby is healthy and has a strong heartbeat (which we have heard twice) Morning All Day Sickness Sucks ass! (sorry there just isn’t a nice way to put it) Krystal…