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Wow it’s so hard to believe that we are into the single digit countdown on weeks!  It reminds me of counting down the final weeks of deployments for David which I’m also doing right now too!  You start setting small milestones like seeing a commercial for your favorite tv show and realizing your deployed spouse…

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So here it is I’m in the 3rd trimester now, 3 more months and I’ll have a son or a daughter!  My dr asked me if I had thought about that yet and I told her I still get surprised when I see myself in the mirror with this belly let alone think about the…

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  • MelissaAugust 2, 2012 - 3:33 pm

    Yay!!! You look so stinkin cute! Maybe now that I am in Fredericksburg, we can finally meet in person. :)

So here we are at 24 weeks, most days it feels like a circus in my belly with all the kicks, flips and punches Skipper likes to dole out!  We went for an ultrasound yesterday to check on the baby’s progress and everything looks great!  Once again the Dr mentioned how active s/he is, I…

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  • heatherJune 27, 2012 - 10:28 pm

    You are such a cute prego :)

So here we are at 22 weeks!  Skipper is doing great and I’m adjusting to my growing belly.  I’m at a point where my pants and shorts won’t button so I’m using the hair tie trick or a belly band.  I did hit up the Memorial day sale at Old Navy for lots of maternity…

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  • heatherJune 6, 2012 - 11:24 am

    you are adorable :)

So I’ve made it to the halfway point, I’m 20 weeks now!  Woohoo!!  The pic above is last weeks pic, sorry I skipped hair and makeup today so a new photo will have to wait. David and I have settled on an in-utero name after many rejects.  Rejected names included the bean, peanut and Roscoe….

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