Monday, May 11, 2009

20 weeks Half Way!

The half way point is upon us! Each week I say I can't believe we have made it this far. It's a miracle that we move successfully from one week to the next. As promised below are some pics of my growing belly.I have a hard time thinking that I am growing but after looking at these pics compared to prior weeks I can see that baby growing!
So for those who read the blog and don't just stop in for the pics. You will have to check out the "Baby Poll" that is on the left hand side of the blog toward the top. We want you to guess the sex of the baby. We will find out soon so place your vote!

So this week I wanted to focus on why we are so thankful. Ray and I have been together for a little over 10 years. We met when I was 15 years old and dated for about 6 months. We broke up and got back together shortly after my 18th birthday. We lived together for about a year in an apartment and then moved into our first home. We were married in March 2003 and in 2005 I received my masters degree. Most of you know that I am a planner and the next item on my to do list was to start a family. Well, when that didn't happen in a few months I became frustrated. Days turned to weeks, weeks into months and then months into years. I lost focus of what was important. Ray and I needed to have a solid foundation before we could be ready to bring life into this world. I think I have mentioned before how wonderful my husband is but I will say it again. Ray is wonderful! He always says "Everything happens for a reason." During these hard times I didn't want to hear that and I would get very frustrated. Well, I am here today to say, "Yes, everything does happen for a reason!" We are in the right place at the right time to bring this miracle into the world. We both have great jobs (Franklin University 9 years and Best Buy 10 years). We have a beautiful house in a great place! We have a wonderful support team of friends, family , coworkers and each other. We are so thankful for everything that we have but most importantly the love that we receive from all of you! Again, we are so thankful to be hitting the milestone of "half way"! There is so much more to come and we are so excited to share in these times together and with all of you!

We go to the doctor next week! But not until after next week's post. So check back next Thursday for the sex of the baby! :)

1 comment:

Mimi said...

Yay! Congrats on being Half Way!!! Loved reading this post...I am so happy for you guys:) You both are going to make amazing parents:) Can't wait to find out the sex of your little blessing:)