Monday, June 22, 2009

"Goodbye Bag" said the cat

We've got news!

I've been missing in action from my blog lately. Mostly because I am exhausted 24-7! I bring you...the story of B-Mac (Baby-Mac) far.

It was a stormy night and Tim was feeling romantic....errrrrtttt.....just kidding, we'll leave that part of the story out and pick it up again a few weeks later.

My body knew before I did. Although only a day late, I knew, so I went to buy a test from Walgreens. Three minutes later...
My immediate response was to breathlessly repeat....okay....okay...okay...okay....over and over while searching for some tissue paper to wrap up the test for Tim - because for some reason that was my immediate response. Not finding any, I went BACK to walgreens

Tim came home, opened his "present" and had no words besides.... SHUT UP...which he repeated over and over (funnily enough - my father-in-law had the same response). We processed the news over Austin's pizza. That's class, my friends.

A few weeks of nausea later (during which, Tim assumed his role of pregnant-lady-slave quite well), we had our first doctor's appointment and saw B-Mac for the first time - and MAN was it dancing all around - flexing its little stiff arms and legs. Now, it was real....eeeeeeeeee! Who knew you could be so terrified and excited at the same time!
We called the fams - who promptly started sorting out who would be called what grandma/grandpa name.

And started learning about all the magic of pregnancy...increased bra sizes (seriously, two sizes within weeks!!), excess saliva, dizziness, breathlessness, acne, etc.etc. No seriously, where is the magic.

We're now 16 weeks in, planning a move (anyone want to live in Westlake, we're subleasing!), and looking forward to finding out if we're having a boy or a girl (hopefully at the next appointment). Oh god...and aside...the fashion challenges! I wish i had all the dallas options to shop from. How many jersey dresses can one pregnant lady own? (thank god they make pregnancy spanx)

Who knew that cute little boy with the mullet who asked me out in 7th grade would end up being my wonderful husband and a wonderful daddy-to-be! I LOVE YOU T-MAC!


I get kisses June 22, 2009 at 7:06 PM  

OOOOHHHH!! how excited. congratulations.

Jill June 22, 2009 at 7:11 PM  

ALEXIS!!!!!! SHUT UP! (jk) that is such fantastic news! many congrats to you and tim. i'm so happy for you!!!

Kate June 22, 2009 at 8:11 PM  

OMGoodness CONGRATULATIONS!!!!! How exciting!!!!

Miss Lovelady June 23, 2009 at 6:31 AM  

Excess salivia? Boy, there are a lot of things they don't tell you.

Kelly June 23, 2009 at 7:04 AM  

how exciting! I can't wait to read all about your journey!

Gwen June 23, 2009 at 7:04 AM  

Congrats!!! I'm so happy for you!!! XOXO

Christy June 23, 2009 at 1:20 PM  

awesome news!! congrats!!

shannon June 23, 2009 at 5:24 PM  

congrats congrats congrats, mama! So wonderful and exciting for you both. Best wishes on a healthy, happy pregnancy!

Mandy June 24, 2009 at 4:58 AM  

CONGRATS!!!! I bet you and your family are thrilled!!

Saskia June 25, 2009 at 8:42 AM  

CONGRAULATIONS!!! What exciting news :)

Saskia x

ShoeZQ June 25, 2009 at 5:29 PM  

First and most important. Congratulations! Second and not as important but it plays a close second... be sure to check my blog tomorrow. A little birdie told me you just may be a lucky winner.

Spanishbeauty08 June 26, 2009 at 9:09 AM  

I'm so late, but CONGRATULATIONS! Maybe I'll be join' ya' in a few months ;)

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