Evan's Christmas Gift
Wednesday, December 29, 2010
Evan's Christmas Gift
Monday, December 27, 2010
Today I went to the doctor. I gained some more weight (I'll blame that on the fudge! Thanks mom!). Evan's heartbeat was still in the 149-152 range. My belly measurement was a little small, but the doctor said it is nothing to worry about. Hard to believe I would measure small because I feel a lot bigger! She said everything looked great and now I am at weekly appointments. Let the fun begin!! We actually get to see if Evan is getting ready to make his appearance. I'll have an update for everyone on Monday though I doubt this early in the game we will know much!
Me at 35 weeks! In my Christmas Pajamas, very comfy!!
Saturday, December 25, 2010
In one month, we should be welcoming little Evan into this world! 31 days.....
We also want to thank our family who has been so generous with Christmas presents and helping us really get ready for baby Evan! We appreciate it so much!!!
Mark and Megan
Sunday, December 19, 2010
Saturday, Mark and I went to a 3 hour breastfeeding class. It was semi-useful! I think we saw enough pictures of other women's breast to last a life time.....
Today, we went to visit the Hoppers in Arlington. We got a chance to celebrate an early Christmas with them!! We had a wonderful dinner and got to exchange presents. They were VERY generous and I got a stroller! I am so excited! We came straight home so that Mark could put it together.
Lola was scared of the stroller...
The stroller! Great work Mark!!
I am sure I will have a lot of updates over the break because what else is there to do :)
Tuesday, we have our second birthing class. Another fabulous four hours of sitting there getting scared out of your mind. We can't wait!
Monday, December 13, 2010
Also, Mark and I FINALLY started out birthing classes. We went to our first of three and it was pretty good. During the breathing exercises, Mark and I were a bunch of giggle boxes, but otherwise we learned a few things. Saturday, we have a breastfeeding class. What a way to start of a week off from work. Hopefully we will learn some helpful tips!
I can't tell you how excited I am to have a two week break starting this Friday. I know Mark is excited too because he took a week off as well!
Monday, November 29, 2010
Evan's big kids pants!
Evan's smaller pants!
Evan's onsies! 0-3 months!
Evan's closet. Clothes from 0-24 months! What a godsend!
Evan's cloth diapers and his cute little shoes!
Me at 31 weeks! Evan is getting big and so is my belly! He should be about 4lbs now!
I had a doctors appointment today. Mark and I were there for 2 hours waiting. Grr! We met with the doctor for about 2 minutes. I was right on track for belly measurements. I finally put on a significant amount of weight. Can't say I am happy about that, but whatever Evan needs!! His heart rate was still beating strong at 151 bpm. He is healthy and that is all we can ask for! I have hit the mark for appointments every 2 weeks, so that means we are nearing the final stretch. SO exciting.
On a separate note, our dear friend Kristin should be giving birth within the next two days, so keep her and Dale in your thoughts and prayers for a safe and easy delivery of baby Brittnay!
Wednesday, November 17, 2010
Here is a quick clip of Evan. Nothing exciting to see, but a sleeping Evan.
We had a great time! I hope you enjoy seeing Evan as much as we did!!
Thursday, November 11, 2010
Our cloth diaper stash. Yes we are insane, but aren't they cute!!
Me at 28 weeks!
Saturday, November 6, 2010
Evan James Hopper
Evan is Mark's middle name and means God's Grace.
James is Matt's (Mark's brothers) middle name.
It took us a long time to agree on a boy name, but we finally feel that this one seems to fit our little guy.
Here is a picture of Mark as a kid, of course playing golf! Too cute to not share!!
I should find out Monday about my test results. I left the lab at 11:45 and my doctors office closes at noon on Friday. I'll give you an update as soon as I know anything.
****My test results came back NORMAL! No gestational diabetes for me. Thank goodness!
Monday, November 1, 2010
Tuesday, October 26, 2010
PS: Megan's belly is starting to really get big!!! Baby Hopper is about 2lbs!!
Update: Megan's appointment is scheduled for Friday, November 5th. First thing in the morning, so hopefully by 1 she should know if she has gestational diabetes or not. Don't worry we will update you. Also, we will be getting our nursery furniture next Wednesday.
Monday, October 18, 2010
Next Monday, I go to the doctor for my glucose test. I am not looking forward to it, but I'll be glad when it is behind me. We should have more to update on next week after the doctor.
Also, we should be getting all of our nursery furniture delivered next week!! Pictures to come when it is here!!
Oh yeah...Mark and I finally deciced on a name, but don't worry we are going to keep you in suspense a little longer!!
Monday, October 4, 2010
It was a very weird appointment because we go in and they are asking how we are doing. We reply fine. The doctor does the ultrasound. It takes maybe 5 minutes. He says that Baby Hopper looks completely healthy. Always good to hear.
Then Mark asks, "Well, how did the stomach look?" The doctor looks puzzled. "I didn't know I was suppose to look at the stomach." Mark and I just look at each other. We assumed he had all our paperwork from our other doctor explaining the reason for our visit. I guess not. So, he starts asking us questions about what our doctor saw. Of course, we don't really know since our doctor nonchalantly brought up this problem at last visit. He goes back and does a quick peek at the stomach and says everything looks good. Mark and I feel very un-reassured since he didn't know what he was looking for in the first place. BUT, if the doctor says Baby Hopper is 100% healthy, who are we to not believe him?
We did get some good pictures!!
So all in all, we have a wonderful healthy baby! Thanks for all the prayers!!