Alex and Maddy

Alex and Maddy

Thursday, May 9, 2013

A Blog You Don't Want to Miss!!!



 
 
Effective: November 2013
 
 
 
We are so excited to announce our exciting news. After lots of prayer and discussions with Alex's doctors, we decided to expand our family. We have had some people ask us if this baby will have Mito. The simple answer is we don't know. What I do know is that being Alex's mother is the best gift I have ever been given. I certainly haven't had the easiest road as a mother, but for every heartache we have dealt with there have been a million more joys. So we embark on this new journey with fresh hopes and the knowledge that whatever God's plan is for this new baby, we will be ok. Alex is ecstactic. He has asked for a sibling for years. I have always wanted more children.
 
However, apparently this little one doesn't want to make my life very easy at the moment. I have been diagnosed with Hyperemesis. Basically, I can't keep anything down. I am almost 14 weeks and have not gained any weight. For the last few months I have been spending 2 afternoons a week at an infusion center getting IV fluids in hopes of staying somewhat hydrated. My fingers are crossed that  get some relief soon. For those of you who have wondered if I have dropped off the face of the earth, now you know why! Alex has been incredible. He has been left to entertain himself for large chunks of the day while I am sick or sleeping so i can get some relief. Bruce has really picked up the slack in the evenings and on the weekends playing with Bug and eating whatever scraps he can find instead of home cooked food!
 
We are so grateful for the love and support you have each been in our life. We look forward to you walking the next leg of this journey with us.
Ali
 
 
 
PS- Just got a phone call from the doctor's office.....It's a GIRL!!!!!!

10 comments:

  1. Oh my goodness! Congratulations!! This news made me smile so big- I'm excited for all of you!

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  2. YAY!!!!! SO excited! Congratulations to all of you!

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  3. So VERY happy for you all - this is wonderful news!! Praying you feel better.

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  4. I'm crying I'm so happy for you guys!!!

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  5. I AM SO HAPPY FOR YOUR FAMILY!!! Alex will be the best big brother to that sweet baby girl. Sorry to hear that you have been so sick. I know it must be hard... but oh what wonderful news. Hang in there sweet lady and tell Alex that Momo misses him!

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  6. Wow! Congratulations! I'm so excited for you.

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  7. Ali - congratulations! How exciting! You and your new little blessing are in our prayers!

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  8. can't wait to go SHOPPING with your Mom! I just kknew it was going to be a girl. Marty

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  9. How exciting!! I hope you feel better soon.

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