While we have been traveling a bit and school/work have been busy, there’s another reason that my blog writing hasn’t been as frequent… and that’s because per the “announcement” below, Baby Shack is on track for this Christmas!
I am 11 weeks along with a due date of December 14th. According to my pregnancy tracker app, our baby is the size of a brussels sprout right now. John and I are very excited (as are our families!) and we can’t wait to find out the gender.
We found out on April 8th that I was expecting because I took a pregnancy test after John told me he’d had a dream that I was pregnant… I guess he already has that fatherly intuition! That weekend we went for a hike and out for donuts to celebrate and soak in the news. We also took the obligatory first “baby bump” photo.
We’ve had two doctor’s appointments so far and everything is looking good. From about weeks 5 through 10, I was feeling pretty nauseous constantly (so much for “morning” sickness). However, that seems to have passed for the most part (hopefully!) as long as I go to sleep by 9pm. John says he’s never gotten so much sleep in his life, ha!
In other news, we recently went to San Fransisco because John had a work conference out there. The time change was a bit tough for how much I’m an early bird these days. We had a great trip though as evidenced by the pictures below… click the photos to view them larger. (Not pictured is meeting up with my friend Heather who drove over from Lemoore, CA to spend the day with me at the Golden Gate Park — so pretty! John and I also returned to Frances, a favorite restaurant from our trip out to San Fran last year.)
Aside from getting ready for the camp I’m putting on with Student Launch Pad next week, we also ran the Ribbon Run 5k to raise money for the Dream Center in Atlanta. As you can see in the picture below, John graciously stayed at my pace the whole time though I sprinted to the finish line to “beat” him in what will probably be my last race for a while.
And we just returned from a relaxing weekend in the North Carolina mountains for Memorial Day. We read, slept (see a common theme here?!), hiked, enjoyed the gorgeous weather, and had great food too.
More updates to come later!