Monday, March 30, 2009

I've never been more thankful...

Well, it's official...I'm pregnant. The nausea has kicked in. I laid down most of the day, because getting up made me want to throw up. Yuck. Alex asks me every day if I'm nauseous and when I say "yes", he says, "good!" He says that means everything is normal and the baby is doing it's thing. Sweet man. I do want to say...I've never been more thankful for nausea. :)

I have the sweetest friends/family. My S-I-L, Sara, brought me these items. A pregnancy calendar, it's so neat. It comes with stickers to mark special days. She also gave me some preggo pops for the nausea and some lotions for when my belly is a little bigger. :) Thank you, Sara!!


My neighbor, Becca, gave me these items. This book is huge and covers from pregnancy-2 years old. She also gave me this cute sign, which I love! Thank you, Becca!! By the way, Becca is one of my sweet friends that is also preggers. She's due in October, so we get to watch each other's bellies grow. :) This will be her 5th child, so I may be calling her with a lot of questions, once the baby is here. :)


And last, but not least...our sweet friend, Mrs. Vae, heard that I was pregnant and she bought me these pretty tulips.


Excuse the poor quality of the pics. As I told you, we don't have a camera right now, so these are taken with Alex's phone.

I have to say, I'm usually on the giving end of the pregnancy gifts and enjoy giving with everything in me, but receiving these preggo gifts was so much fun for me. They just put a huge smile on my face. :) We're excited for the u/s on Thursday...can't wait to hear the heartbeat(s)!!

Have a great week!

Love you guys,
Jill

38 comments:

Andrea said...

I've been reading for a few months now and just wanted to say Congratulations! I am very happy for you and praying for a joyful pregnancy. I had morning sickness for at least 7 months of each of my 4 pregnancies so I've tried every trick in the book. Lemons helped me a lot, I would fill a big glass with ice cold water and squeeze fresh lemon in it and I found it very soothing. Take care and congratulations again!

Jenna said...

Your friends are so sweet!!! I love all the prizes.

I have no tricks to share for the morning sickness, but I will do my friendly duty and pray pray pray!!

Love you girl!!

Rhonda Rae said...

preggo pops are the best they saved my life with davis i need to go pick someup for this time around since nothing works. Welcome to the morning sickness club lol

Mary Kate said...

jill, i haven't been here in a while & just read the great news!! congrats!! i am so happy for you & your hubby! i can't wait to see how many little embies are growing in there!! i am so happy for you guys!!

Alyssa said...

I've got the calendar; it's so cool. :)

Jen and Jared said...

I absolutely loved being pregnant and I miss it terribly. Reading about your pregnancy makes me so happy for you and also brings back fond memories! Can't wait to hear about the u/s Thursday. I'll probably be out of town so if you think of it, send me a text or something so I know how it went!

Also, thanks for putting Baby B's button on your blog! I know it means the world to the family to have our prayers.

Love you girl,
Jen

Emily said...

girl I can feel your pain!! After trying for 18 months the first time, I was SICK AS A DOG for 18 weeks...uggg...but never more thankful and so sick of being sick at the same time! the only thing that ever helped me (and I was sick for 5 months with allllll of mine...) was Zofran. ask for some and treasure it!! It was a miracle drug for me and when I didn't take it I couldn't lift my head without puking.
Congrats!!! counting the days till Thursday with you!!!

Jim and April said...

wow! How sweet of them! Those are great gifts! I am SUPER excited for your appointment...cant wait to find out how everything is and how many you have in there!

becca said...

I won't have many pointers in the morning sickness category. I've never gotten much. Not a bit with the first three, but I was a nauseous with Elijah... all day nausea, but no throwing up. I felt worse with him than I did with the others. This time I have felt bad in the morning and tired, but nothing more than 'gaggy' BUT I am happy to say, as of Thursday, it seems to have gone away!
Still insanely tired... but I haven't had the gas in days :)
I'm glad you like the book... it is my all time fave.

Michelle said...

How sweet! I love that you are preggers! I couldn't be more excited if you were someone I "knew"!! It makes my heart smile when I think of you!

Joy said...

Ugh, I'm feel nauseous right at this very moment, too- we're like in synch or something.

I'm due in October with my 3rd so if you ever need a neutral opinion on something, chat with me anytime! The fall is full of babies-to-be! CUTE stuff that your friends gave you!!!

MomMom said...

Congratulations! I'm so very happy for you and can't wait to find out the results of the ultrasound!! Post quickly!

Sara and John William's Mom said...

Zofran IT IS!!!! ask your doctor next time you see him and make sure you ask for the ones that melt in your mouth, i was super sick with Sara and nothing helped but the Zofran, i used to take atleast 3 or 4 a day so i could survive. And yes, it's a good thing you are sick because that means your hormone leves are great and baby is good to go:)
Sickness it's so annoying but so assuring, so hang in there and hopefully you will not have it for so long so you can enjoy your pregnancy as well:)

Megan said...

I'm still so excited for you!!
And those are some great gifts!

Linda Lou Rogers Averitt said...

Well, thank the Lord I do not feel nauseous! But I am so thankful you do:)) You get to experience it all, I will pray it gets better for you, its much easier if you are not so sick!! Do not let your tummy get empty or it is so much worse, I can still remember even thought its has been so many years!! I love you queeny!!

Charnè said...

cannot wait to see the ultrasound pic :)

xxx

Vashti said...

So happy that you are puking! ;-)
Great gifts. Im sure you will have many more to come, how exciting.
Have a great day!
x

twondra said...

Awww, what sweet friends. I'm so happy for you!!

Sarah said...

Jill, I have been reading your blog for some time now, and I just wanted to say congratulations! This is awesome news!

Shannon said...

Everyday I think, "is today the 2nd?" :) I am so ready for your ultrasoun!! Haha! Your gifts are great! I've heard that calendar is awesome.

Eric and Emily said...

Yay, your nauseous! When I got nauseous I was actually thankful to have a symptom to assure me I was indeed pregnant. Mine only lasted 3 weeks though, so you never know you might not be sick your whole first trimester!!!

Heather said...

YIPPEE!!! I am still just giddy for you! I have been praying!!! Hope you feel a little better today!

Rathi said...

Love the neat gifts you got! Praying for you guys this Thursday, can't wait to read you post!!!

Faith said...

Yippee for nausea!!! So glad you are now on the receiving end of these gifts =)

P.S. Can the 2nd just hurry up and get here???

Hilary said...

Can't wait till Thursday! Sorry you've been sick BUT that is good :) Grow baby grow!! So happy for you guys :)

Chaco's Corner said...

Congrats! Thanks for stopping by my blog, hope you enjoyed my lovely story. :)

Michele said...

My nauseau just started and, like you, I'm happy as pie to feel sick! I didnt feel sick with Alex, but with Nick & Sophie I was in the bathroom all the time!

I just filled out my PG calendar, too. It's hanging in our kitchen. Time to start the countdown!

Kristen said...

Congrats again! I am SOO happy for you. :) I am so excited that everything is going well! Can't wait for Thursday...you better post as soon as you know. We will be dying over here!!!
Can't wait! YAY for a sweet baby or babies...I secretly want it to be babies...TWINS are the best! :)

sara said...

Those tulips are gorgeous! I can't wait for your ultrasound either. How exciting! I had this crazy dream last night that you were having twins, LOL! Sorry to say I worry so much about you now I'm dreaming about your pregnancy too!

Joannah said...

I'm glad you're enjoying this sweet season. Enjoy!!!

Alice said...

I literally can NOT contain myself when I think about your pregnancy (you would think I was the one pregnant the way I squeel(sp?) about it). I am SOOOOO excited for you and Alex. You guys are going to be the best parents. I can't wait to hear more.

Heather said...

Hey girlie! When you get a sec, e-mail me at kendrick1@conwaycorp.net. I know I used to have your e-mail, but I can't find it and there is something I want to share with you!!!
Hope you are having a great day!

Mel said...

Enjoy every second of that nausea... believe me, it is worth it in every way.

gracechild said...

:) Trying to get your email address

becca said...

no b/c mine was a doppler... yours will be ultrasound. you'll be able to see the heartbeat... and I'm pretty sure hear it as well.

Glitter and Bliss said...

So sorry you have been feeling sick my sweet friend. Yes, it is all a party of the wonderful experience called pregnancy.

Faith said...

Awe, I love all the sweet gifts! Such a testament to your precious heart as you rejoiced with others while you walked your own difficult journey. Sorry you're puny, but I do love Alex's attitude :)

courtney said...

Thank you Jill for your kind words on my blog. I am so happy that things are progressing so well for you. I have been thinking about you guys a lot and I love how you have been open and honest during much of this process. God is good, right! We'll even thank Him for the symptoms!