Monday, November 21, 2011

Oh. . . um, hi there.

So - as it turns out - I’ve been a little M.I.A. lately.
But I have a good excuse:
Err, um. . . enduring the first trimester of pregnancy.
Same dang thing.
And oh my goodness, you guys, I’ve been sick.
So, so very sick.
So much so that I have labeled this my worst pregnancy EVER!
As far as first trimester: this one’s been the worst, then Brynlee, then my second miscarriage, then my first miscarriage, then Jace.
{In case you were wondering.}
But then on Friday I had a doctor’s appointment.
And, my favorite part, we heard a heartbeat!!
I immediately declared it the best sound ever.
And then, for a moment, I forgot about all the sickness.
It suddenly all seemed worth it.
The nurse and I celebrated.
{Her anxiety about giving me bad news again was very apparent;
I think she was praying for a heartbeat just as hard as I was.}
And then I texted Spencer who was home with the kiddos.
Heard a heartbeat!!!
And he texted back
I could hear his sigh of relief.
And then - just like that - the party was over.
And I threw up all over Dr. Cox’s brand new office.
It was awesome.
In a very sarcastic way.
I’m hoping in the next few days I will be able to look at the computer screen again
without getting nauseous.
I’ve missed my silly lil’ blog.
But until then,


TraciFree said...

Oh HI there! Great excuse for being MIA Kim. And a big Whoot Whoot from this side of the family. High fives all around!

trulymegs said...

Congratulations! So happy for your family. That is definitely something to be thankful for! I am so sorry to hear about your miscarriages. At least this one will end with a happy ending! Congrats again!

sarah louise said...

Big fat sigh of relief here too! I have been thinking about you and hoping for happy news! Sorry you are so sick, but so happy there is a heart beat!

Erin said...

Oh my goodness! You POOR thing!! I am SO happy that you heard a little heartbeat! I'm SO sorry about being so sick. Have you asked for some Zofram or anything? It might help a ton! Hang in there lady!

mammabug said...

Congratulations! Hopefully things will ease up soon.

Nick and Karalynn said...

Congrats! When are you due? I suppose if you just finished your first trimester, I could probably figure it out on my own, but that sounds like work :)

The Staley Family said...

That is so exciting (about the baby not the sickness)!Congrats to you all!!

Kerry said...

Wow!!!!! I didn't know you were pregnant!! Oh I am so happy and excited for you, that is awesome news :)
I hope the sickness passes so you can enjoy your pregnancy!! Thinking of you xo

kylee said...

pregnant?!?! congratulations! so happy for you and your family! i was hoping you had a good reason for going missing. i sure have missed you in blogland.

Kaleena Moulton said...

Congrats! For some reason as I was opening your blog I felt like you were going to say you're pregnant. I hope you start feeling better soon.

Emily said...

Hooray! The new hospital is really nice to have babies in too. Congrats and I hope the sickness passes soon.

Kate said...

Glad your back. I was getting lonely here in blogsville.

MattandNikiJ said...

YAY! Congrats to your family! Always a relief when you know everything is all right :)! I too hope the sickness passes quickly.

Amishka said...

Congrats! That is totally exciting news and a great reason to be MIA.. Hope you feel well enough to really enjoy your Holiday season. And I'm sure no one at Dr. Cox's office cared about he puke one bit the staff in that office is amazing. I love everyone of them.

Miranda said...

Huzzah! A million congratulations to you, my dear. I'll bake you a cake when you're feeling better. :)

Lindsey Lou said...

You can't see me, but I am jumping up and down with excitement for you and your sweet family! Congratulations. I look forward to hearing all about your pregnancy and to you feeling better soon.

Natalie said...

Congrats! That is so exciting! I'm sorry you are sick though...but happy about the heartbeat!

Katie said...

Congratulations!! I am so sorry you are feeling so sick & I hope you feel better ASAP!

Kali Jo said...

I was so excited to get your call!!Yayyyy!

Jami said...

Hope that little heart keeps on beating! Love ya, and hope you stop puking soon! ;)

Jen said...

Kim! I had no idea! Congratulations! I am so excited for you all!

Rachel said...

This is great news! I am really happy for you. My Docs always told me they were glad to hear I was sick cause that meant everything was happening as it should, I knew it was a good sign but YUCK! hang in there and remember it is only temporary.

Katie said...

I'm so happy for you! I hope you have a puke-free winter starting now!

Mikey, Anna, Lillie and Sam said...

YEAH!!!! So I am such a dork I teared up with happiness for you guys I am so excited. Can't wait to meet that little one in just a few months (know it doesn't' feel short). I am so sorry you have been so sick. Take care it IS all worth it!!!

Jaime said...

Congrats but sorry about the associated missery. Thanks for sharing all and I wish you well.

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