Wednesday, July 13, 2011

3D ultrasound (part 2)

Today we went for our second session of the ultrasound and the pictures couldn't have turned out more perfect. This time around, my mom, dad. and Francis' mom were able to share the moment with us.

When I arrived at the office, the technician instructed me to take 4 laps around the office and drink my fluids before the session to wake Alana up. I immediately did what I was instructed but I couldn't finish it. I thought I just needed to drink half, but when I got back in the office she wanted me to drink more. I think I drank at least 30 oz. of fluid within 5 mins or less, but it worked like a charm. She was pretty happy with the strawberry lemonade as you can see below.

Whenever I see these pictures, my first thought is, "Wow, that little baby is in my belly....she's in there right now!" Then I think about how much of a little miracle baby she is. I look at her and am immediately amazed at what Francis and I have made together. What once was a passing thought is now less than 2 months away. The days grow closer to meeting her and even though I'm extremely scared of what's to come, whatever happens will be worth it.

I have a little less than 3 weeks of work left before I go on maternity leave and I'm a little overwhelmed with all the things that I need to do before she gets here: pack bags, wash her clothes, build the crib, write thank you cards, clean the house/room, prepare the nursery, finish work, stay active, prepare my desk for a 4 month leave...and the list could go on and on.

At the end of the day, my motivation are the sweet faces of our little girl that you see below.  I love you Alana!!! You make my day so much happier!!!!

Smile :)

Tasting the juice the technician made me drink

I could stare at this one forever


Frustrated already?