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Friday, October 23, 2009

Baby Girl on Her Way!











So, in case you haven't heard...we're having a girl!

The ultrasound was long and they made sure that the anatomy of the baby was in tact and correct. All organs were in place and on the correct side of the baby, her heart had all 4 chambers, the kidneys, stomach, and bladder looked good from what was seen today. This is GREAT news! She has both of her arms and both of her legs. From what it looks like on the ultrasound today she also has all 10 fingers and all 10 toes. Her heartbeat was right around 142 still so she's pretty consistent.

As soon as they did the view to show what the sex of the baby is I knew it was a girl! I was excited to finally know! She sucked her thumb in one of her pictures and she was talking, yawning, and moving all about! It was cool to feel the movement and then see it on the screen of the ultrasound! As of right now, she's sitting on my bladder and is mostly sitting/laying on my right side - which I wasn't surprised about because that's the side I feel most of her motion.

When we figure out how to get the pictures scanned onto the computer we will share some of the good pictures so that you can all share in the glory of seeing our beautiful DAUGHTER!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I can't wait!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thursday, October 15, 2009

T minus 1 week

So we're down to just days from knowing if we're having a boy or a girl! I still don't know - I was calling it a girl, but had a dream that it was a boy. Of course at this point, everyone is telling us that they know what it is and everyone has their reasons for thinking what they think. I took a gender prediction quiz online a little while ago and it told me that there was a 50% chance that we're having a boy - TELL ME SOMETHING I DON'T KNOW ALREADY!

I had a doctor's appointment yesterday and everything is going well so far. We heard the heartbeat again and the doctor told us that whatever I've been doing, I should keep it up. I was happy to hear that from a medical professional. I have still only gained 3 pounds since the beginning of the pregnancy and this was the first visit that the doctor didn't ask me about what I'm eating or not eating. That makes me think that she's happy with my weight and not concerned about it. YAY!

I'm still not craving much. There are moments that I want cake - I bake one every weekend - and there are moments that I want mashed potatoes. Those are the only 2 things that I've ever truly "craved" and as long as I make them and have a bite I'm good and have my fill. I've been happy to be able to conquer the cravings without a problem.

Friday, October 9, 2009

Baby Pool!!!!!

Think you know the baby's weight? Whether it will be a boy or a girl? How about when the baby will be born? If you're feeling lucky and want to help raise some money for Baby Daigle, then go to http://www.prepool.com/online/daigle_baby/ and make a guess. 30% of the pool could go to you!

Scoring.
Points are awarded as follows:
The player with the highest score wins the pool. Each player starts the pool with 1,000 points.
Wrong Ses: -15 points.
Wrong Date: -1 point per day.
Wrong Weight: -0.5 point per ounce.
In the event of a tie, the player with the highest score who entered their guess first will be declared the winner of the pool.

We started the baby pool to add some fun for everyone we know! I can't wait to see what people think and see who wins! Check it out and let us know what you think :)

Saturday, October 3, 2009

Graduation



So, graduation from TBS has come and gone and now beginning on Monday Lane will begin Introductory Flight Screening (IFS) which will last anywhere from 30-50 days. The day before graduation Lane's parents and I were able to go to Warrior Day and experience a SMALL portion of what Lane went through during his 6 months of training while at TBS. We were able to see some of the things that Lane used and learned about while he was there. We also got to see the helicopter that Lane wants to fly when flight school is all said and done. Graduation was great and I know that Lane was excited to get there and make it through! There were retired Marines there to give out special awards at the ceremony which was awesome.

This just means that we are one step closer to living in Florida. This is a bitter sweet time for me as it means that I am beginning my transition at work in order to ensure that everything is in place after I'm gone and I'm also trying to begin to organize things around the house to ensure an easier move. Lane has begun looking for houses down in Florida so we will be sure to have an extra bedroom for anyone who wants to come and have a Floridian vacation in the near future!

We also made sure that Baby will have a place to sleep. This morning we found a crib/mattress and a changing table with a changing pad along with some night gowns, a travel swing, a bouncy seat, some toys, and burp cloths at a consignment sale. We couldn't have asked for a better deal and everyone that saw the furniture as we were taking it apart to put in the car told us that we practically stole the stuff that we got! We were excited to have the chance to get the items that we did!!!!!