Thursday, January 8, 2009

against doctor's orders.

yep. after 5 tests at home, and 2 at the doctor it's confirmed. i got a "barely positive" so the nurse said "you really are just a little pregnant!"

4 weeks.

nervous about seeing our obgyn since she didn't want us to try for 3 months. she did not approve of my "let's just leave it up to God" answer.

also nervous to share the news, but after thinking and talking about it, we know it's okay. there is no way we could have gotten through the miscarriage without the support of friends and family.

just that many more prayers this time around.

plus we have an extra angel up there now!

excited to share this wonderful time with my sister-in-law whitney. we always joked about it! wish we were closer, distance wise.

congrats to our friends bryan and krystal who told us their news the same day dave and whit did. lots and lots of babies!

happy day!


Anonymous said...

thanks for the call shel.
i appreciate hearing it before
reading it :)
love ya, aunt steph <><

vande2 said...

I. Love. That. Picture. :)

And good job smiling with teeth, James. :) Happy nine months! :) Can't wait to see that belly in a swimsuit!

james and michele said...

thanks! yea, i wanted james to be in the picture, his hands instead, but he looked at me like i was crazy. i think it was the makeshift tripod i had set up though. :) i'll make him do it sometime! and the picture with the teeth, oh goodness he was being stubborn!

vande2 said...

Emma wanted to write:

Dear Aunt Shel and Uncle James,

Is your baby a girl or a boy?

james and michele said...

dear emma b.

only God knows so far, but if you ask uncle james he'll say boy! i will let you know as soon as we find out!

i miss you lots. give evia and levi some love.

i love you,
aunt shel

Vanessa said...

So excited for you guys! Love the pictures. <3

Alyssa said...

Congratulations. Lots of prayers being said on your behalf. Love you.

Erin said...

It's a baby epidemic! I am so excited for you, Shel. I have numerous friends who had an angel the first time, and are now holding the results of an almost immediate second time in their arms. This is a beautiful journey.

4kids4 said...

Ya Hoo! In our prayers:)

allenfamily said...

awww shel your ob needs to get on board...we love you guys soo much!

allenfamily said...

awww shel much love to you both..

Melaina25 said...

Congrats to you both! I'll be keeping all 3 of you in my thoughts xxx

Ms. Bean said...

Shel, I am so happy for you both. I wish you the best and can't wait to hear updates!

Jessica said...

I'm so excited for you guys! We'll be thinking lots of good thoughts for you.

kritta 365-1 picture at a time. said...

tell james that as much as i love that picture of you.. i think it would have been even cooler if those had been his hands. i mean.. its good anyway.. but really. :) you.andever.

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