Friday, December 30, 2011

Countdown Is On!

So, I'm still painting.  Turns out, the stamina I once had is seriously waning and I can only get in a good hour of cutting in before I call it quits.  Slow and Steady right??.... Too bad I have to finish all the edges before Husband and can roll it on in 2.3 seconds.  Damn my patience and steady hand!

We also had our big Anatomy Scan yesterday. The baby has all 10 fingers and toes, a crazy ass (yet healthy) spine, two lungs, two kidneys, full heart, good looking noggin', and all that fun stuff.  It was such a relief! Naturally though, having us for parents, the baby was in breech position and while that isn't an issue this early on, it did make it a little difficult to get some of the needed shots.  After some not so gentle prodding (literally) we got them all.

We did decide to close our eyes when they went to find out "who's" been baking inside.  I had the technician write it down in a card, in a sealed envelope, and I went straight from the appointment (to the mall) to meet my best friend for the hand off.  Right now, she's the only one who knows! 

After a yummy lunch at Nordstrom Cafe, we split and she went to do some shopping for the mystery babe.  I'm going to catch back up with her before tomorrow night, so we have our gift to open at midnight!

I'll be sure to share the news on New Year's Day, this will be the best Birthday gift EVER!... Oh and for fun, feel free to leave your guess in the comments!


  1. Yay! I am glad the scan went well and nothing but good news for you two (er, or three ;)

    I totally feel you on the painting! We are ringing in the new year with surprise bunk beds for our 6 year old daughter and 3 year old son and I have decided since they are getting a new bed and bedding, it is time to repaint the room a nice neutral taupe (our home is currently for sale so I didn't want anything too childish or crazy) . My husband hates to paint so I am doing this project alone. It will take me a good 3 days, at least.

    I am going to guess you are having a boy. But I know you will be tickled with either result :)

    Happy New Year and Happy Birthday girl!!!


  2. I feel as though I totally missed something - I didn't realize you were expecting! Congrats! :)

  3. What a fun idea!!! I'm going to guess would be such a cute mommy to a little girl (a boy too but I'm going with girl). And what a great guy you have to surprise you with all the fun Christmas gifts (from your post below ). Enjoy your new things!

  4. Oh my gosh...I am SO SO excited for you two!! Cannot wait to hear the good news! And so happy that baby is healthy and doing well! 2012 is going to be the best year yet! :)

  5. What a fun way to ring in the new year! You were smart to hand the card off immediately! I would have been so tempted!

  6. What a cute gender reveal idea! Can't wait to find out the big news :) I'm guessing boy...not sure why, though! I hear you on the painting - I helped my hubby out with the cutting in for our nursery because he had already installed wainscoting, putty-patched all the nail holes, and primed and painted it. Hang in there with the can do it! :)

  7. That is such a cute way to find out!! What a great way to ring in the New Year, can't wait to hear!

    Oh, and I vote girl because I have known sooo many boys being born lately (including my own)!

  8. I guess girl and can't wait to see the results!!

  9. Oh I'm gonna guess a girl! I don't know if I could have close my eyes when they were doing the scan. I would be dying to find out.

  10. I can't even guess, but I love the idea of how you're finding out!!

    Ok, I'll just guess girl although I don't have a strong feeling either way.


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