Monday, May 12, 2008

Answered prayers

Rebecca had her brain MRI this morning and it was normal. That's a big relief. Hopefully she's done with tests for a while!

We had a scare over the weekend of a possible miscarriage. However, today I had an ultrasound and the baby is still hanging in there! The doctor calculated a due date of Christmas Day! What a great Christmas present that will be!!

I still feel pretty rotten, which I guess is a good thing considering the course of events. I have already gained around 10 pounds because I can't stop eating. It's the vicious cycle of nausea, eat, nausea, eat. And I just don't snack; I eat full meals! Several a day! I am also EXHAUSTED, and that's compounded by the constant care of 4 young children. I can't wait to feel like myself again.


Oh, I almost forgot! Billy did GREAT for the Mother's Day gift(s)! I got a certificate for a manicure, a facial, and a foot "facial." Can't wait to use that!! And, he is taking me to Nashville Friday for an overnight trip sans kids. We are going to stay at the Opryland Hotel. I am going to sleep so well! Hey, and I'll bet we'll eat out a lot too! (See where my mind is right now?!!)

7 comments:

The Ferrill's said...

Oh Emily I'm so glad that Rebecca AND your tests had great results...I'm praying for you!

Deanna said...

We continue to pray for you, the baby and Rebecca.
Enjoy Friday night! I'm counting down the days til our trip in June...5 whole days without kids! :) It will feel good to miss them. ;)

Hugs,
d

Rebekah D. said...

I'm so glad everything is OK with the baby. I felt so yucky during my first trimesters I had to force myself to eat, but it sounds like you're having no trouble! That probably means your body and your baby are telling you, "Eat, skinny lady!" :-) Listen to them and enjoy eating as much as you can. I think my baby is just living off my pre-existing fat.
Way to go Billy on Mother's Day! I think I may just treat myself to a pedicure to take the attention away from my cankles. Enjoy your weekend in Nashville!

Green, Party of Four said...

Praise God for an awesome report on Ms. Rebecc. I'm very happy that all test came our great.
You take care of yourself. I would glad to come over and take the kids away for a while. I will even bring you a gallon of ice cream to make you feel better.
Billy--You Rock. Enjoy your weekend and treasure every moment.
Please let us know if you need anything.
love you guys

Connie

Doug & Melody Kemp said...

Praise God!!
We are so glad for all the good news.

I know ya'll are overjoyed.


Love,
Melody

Mary said...

This reminds me so much of our family! :) We found out last April that we were expecting and Phoebe was born last 12/15. Congratulations and I'm glad I found your blog!

Mary
(OneBlessedFamily on RQ)

The Princess's Mommy said...

Praise God for answered prayers and good reports! Have an awesome relaxing weekend!
Love,
Monica