Thursday, June 24, 2010

First Ultrasound for Baby 2!

Well, I had an eventful day. I had a Dr appointment today. We pin pointed the due date to February 10th 2011.
I measured at 7 weeks and 1 day. We had originally thought that I was around 8 weeks based on my cycle but it was slightly irregular.

They were immediately able to find this little nugget and the heart beat. The heart beat was around 140 beats per minute which is good.

Also, not shown in this picture was a second sac but no heart beat was detected. The doctor called this Vanishing Twin Syndrome. Apparently it happens a lot more than we realize. I just read that a US study predicted that it happens in 1 in 8 pregnancies when 1 and 70 actually result in multiples.

No matter, it definitely scared me when I saw that second sac. Could you imagine a 17 month old and 2 newborns? My head was already spinning. My doctor assured me that there is no hope for this sac and it will not harm my nugget. At my next appointment they are going to go ahead and do another ultra sound to make sure this vanishing twin was reabsorbed.

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Book Review

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford

I enjoyed this book immensely. Mostly because it is historical fiction and set in Seattle. Seattle is where I was born and lived the first 10 years of my life. I love the city and many special people to me still live there. The main characters Keiko and Henry live in the chinatown and japantown neighborhoods of the city. These two kids both go to an all white school and stick out especially with the recent bombings of pearl harbor. Their friendship grows and is interrupted by the round up of all first and second generation Japanese to internment camps. The second story line the novel is Henry in his fifties recovering from his wife's recent passing and trying to figure out how to communicate with his only son.

Next book: I started reading Nefertiti by Michelle Moran last night but was reminded by another fellow bloggers blog about the release of The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner. I am trying to figure out how to read it on my iphone.

Andrew has his nine month well baby appt tomorrow. I am really interested to see how much he weights. That boy is a linebacker through and through. He is one solid baby. He is doing well rolling around with his toys and babbling away. Right now he is going to day care half days while I teach summer school.

I will be 6 weeks pregnant this week. Andrew and BB2 will be 17 months apart. Should be an interesting first year! Right now I am only feeling sick in the evenings and have some pulling pain every now and then. Other than that I don't feel too preggo yet. Except for the Margarita's I wont be able to have for the next year or so!

Friday, June 4, 2010

Andrew is going to be a big brother!

This week Ryan and I found out that I was five weeks pregnant! It is all still sinking in a little bit. I am not having a whole lot of symptoms, just occasional nauseousness so far. We are supper excited. Definitely happened faster than what I expected. I was thinking it would take a few months and not the first month!

Baby Bilski 2 is due Feb 4th, 2011.

Our first ultra sound is scheduled June 24th. Can't. Wait.