Monday, December 7, 2009


Today I had an ultrasound. It was awesome, amidst an otherwise crappy day of worrying about sick kiddos, riding the max and bus and walking 2 miles in the freezing cold. It was 27 here feeling like 13 with the wind blowing so hard. The sun was shining though!

It was so wonderful to see little Bryson sucking on his hands and to see that he is in fact a BOY!

The ultrasound estimates him at 7lbs 7oz give or take a pound. So if he were one pound less he would still be almost as big as Lily. For those of you who noticed how high I'm carrying, I know! I carry really high. It doesn't FEEL high, but when I look at a picture, I think about how high he looks. The girls both looked that way all the way until the end. Maybe because I have a tilted uterus. Who knows.

I'm 3cm dilated and 80% effaced and she thinks she'll see me this weekend. I'm not getting my hopes up, and still have lots to do...but of I won't be disappointed if he comes early, OF COURSE. I'm getting tired of holding him inside of my belly. I'm ready to hold him in my arms!

Thanks for all the love you are sending. I need it!


  1. Can you get your membranes stripped? I did at 38 wks, and had Liv that night!!!! :)

  2. Here's a big, big dose of LOVE!!! To you, baby Bryson and the whole family.

  3. Keep walking 2 miles a day and he will be here sooner rather than later. :) You are amazing. Keep up the great work Mama! Love you!

  4. Wow, I second that. You ARE amazing. I couldn't walk two blocks when I was expecting the twins. And you do look terrific. I can't wait to see the pics of Bryson after he arrives, hopefully this weekend. Wishing you a safe and speedy delivery and recovery. Sending you hugs.

  5. Before you all go thinking I'm superwoman, I must admit, the two miles was not by choice, and it was broken into 4 increments of .5 miles to and from the office to the max stop, etc. And the wind was blowing so hard on my face, it was giving me a headache. And I'll admit that while I was lugging my laptop and a bag full of other crap that I choose to drag to work and back for no other reason than I am completely unorganized, I was cursing Lawrence under my breath, and wondering what the heck is going on that I AM THE ONE riding public transit!!! Then I tried to fight the guy at Starbucks, and I was in tears because my laptop battery died and I needed to work.

    Not my most glorious day. But TONIGHT I finished the big project from work that has been hanging so heavily over my head. There are still some lose ends...but they could now live without me. Oh glorious relief!

    Membranes stripped, next week - Tuesday I think, if I hold on that long.

    Thanks for the love and hugs!

  6. If love and hugs and kisses can start labor, I'm sending lots and lots. Also sending monkey pj's and pantys, so tell the girls to watch for boxes.

  7. So sorry I wasn't there to help with the wi-fi question. I am not sure I am the tech guru you needed though. Are you going to text once Bryson comes? I can't wait!!!!! Much love.