As announced yesterday, we are expecting baby number five in August. Although this is very, VERY unexpected news our entire family and our friends are excited and everyone is being very supportive.
Needless to say, we are welcoming some unexpected changes.
In order to make room for Peanut, we will be building Zack a bedroom in the basement along with a family room and an office space. Moving Zack to the basement will allow us to move Alexander into his own space and Ellie and Peanut will share a room when it is time since Peanut will room with us the first few months.
As much as Alexander wants to continue to share a room with Ellie, because he feels as her big brother it is his job to protect her, I finally have him convinced that having his own room will be AWESOME!
As you can see, evidenced below, both of the littles are excited about the new baby!
As for me, I am still adjusting to the fact that I am pregnant again. Having the ultrasound has helped a little but I’m still working out a few things. 2013 was supposed to be the year in which I was going to lose weight and take control of my life again and now that plan has been put on hold.
So far, this pregnancy hasn’t been easy either. I have been nauseated beyond anything I have ever experienced before and am downing Zofran 2-3 times a day so I don’t feel pukey, I’m currently on my 2nd stint of bed rest, yes at just over 9 weeks I have been on bed rest twice! The first was Friday night after I experienced some bleeding and spoke with the doctor who told me that given my history I would be spending the rest of my weekend with my feet up and relaxing until my appointment Monday. After my appointment, all was well until today when I had some more bleeding and passed a blood clot and landed myself on bed rest for the rest of the week and I get to follow up with the good ob-gyn on Friday.
Pregnancy is so much fun.
The good thing about bed rest is that I might actually be able to get some work done since there isn’t much else I can do while laying in bed or sitting in the recliner with my feet up.
So, if you need me, chances are pretty good that I will be available via the internet. Also, please feel free to bring gifts of chocolatey goodness on over to help me recuperate!