When I stand before God at the end of my life,
I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say,
"I used everything You gave me."
~Erma Bombeck

March 22, 2011

Sharing some big huge news!


On January 19, 2011 I celebrated my 40th birthday.

On February 15th, 2011 I ordered my first bifocals (eek!)

On February 17th, 2011 I took a pregnancy test that turned out positive!!!!! (triple eek!)

My "babies" are now 8 and 5. We have been trying for about a year and I had finally decided that I was just fine with 2 children. My body was in pretty good shape for 40 and I had been planning a creative career with my extra time and energy. Well, so long extra time and energy! Our lives are about to be rocked and our family altered in such a beautiful way. The girls are thrilled with being big sisters. Especially my little Nikki.

I have felt stifled not blogging and so I decided I'll just share and move forward. I am looking forward to the creativity this little one will spur me on to!

I am missing Mama more than ever. I would give anything to call and share with her!

I am 9 weeks today and I saw Baby J's beautiful heartbeat on the ultrasound monitor this morning. While I know this is really early to be broadcasting it to the world, I also know that life is full of beginnings and endings and if God was to change the plans for this baby I would share it with you just as I shared the loss of my mother. Life is also full of celebration and I hope you will take this journey with me.


8 comments:

  1. Ah!!!!! CONGRATS!! This totally made my week!! <3 I am so happy for you guys and the girls are going to be the best big sisters. Wishing you a very uneventful and drama free pregnancy :) Yay!!!

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  2. Congratulations! I have wanted to say something for awhile because you know how our daughters talk. So Roz rushed right in an told me...This is such a blessing!! Will be praying for an easy pregnancy and healthy baby!!Again, Congrats!

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  3. Congrats! As a 31 year old...unmarried...with hopes of kids someday...these are the post that make me feel the best! Can't wait to follow your latest journey!

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  4. Congratulations Lanie! That is so exciting for you and your family!

    On a side note, your birthday is the day after mine-yay for January babies!

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  5. Lanie - congratulations! I am so happy for you!

    Hugs,

    Kristi

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  6. Congratulations! That is so exciting. I am so happy for you! Can't wait to see the new bundle! Have a wonderful weekend!

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  7. COngratulations!! So excited for you! God has WONDERFUL things in store for you, your family and that precious little baby!!

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  8. Ohh Lanie...what wonderful news. I'm looking so forward to reading about your newest journey and I just know it's going to be a great one...full of joy!! (our little late in life babies are so special....I had Chaz at 44 and thank the Lord everyday for him)

    HUGS,
    Regi

    I have missed you my friend...I'm so happy to have my link to the world back up and running ^_^

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