Baby G has a new swing, thanks to some of our best friends! (Tony and Natalie Munson) I’m so excited to get to use this and I know that our little one will love it! #blessed #greatfriends 💙
Working out has been a huge part of my pregnancy. My muscles feel less stiff and sore when I work out. Pregnancy does weird things to your body and muscles that’s for sure! 😳💪🔩👶💙
Baby boy is getting big and strong. When he moves and kicks now, you can really see it. Daddy will get to experience this for the first time when he finally gets home from work.
I have been wanting to order custom made shirts and onesies for a while now. I just couldn’t imagine spending loads of money on custom graphic clothing that will only be worn for a short period of time. Some of my friends on Facebook have Cricut Machines and make all kinds of awesome things. I finally decided to join the crafting world and buy a Cricut Machine!
I found this beauty on Cricut’s Website at the link below.
I have made a couple of things so far and I LOVE IT! I made the iron on decal for a Maternity tank I have. ⤵⤵⤵
I got to design my first onesie! I’m getting the hang of it and falling in love with it. I have been seeing these Game of Thrones onesies online for a while now and I just had to make one for my first baby item project. I love how it turned out! ⤵⤵⤵
Work on the Nursery is underway. The drywall has been fixed up and painting will begin soon. My long time friend Mike is acting as our Handy Man since my Husband can’t be here to do the work himself.
Almost all of the work has been done in Nursery. Just need to add baseboard trim, paint all the trim in the room and thats it for the hard stuff. Then all the fun decorating and organizing can begin!!! I can’t wait!
I had my follow up Ultrasound today. I got more pictures and video of our Baby Boy. Getting to see him move around on the screen is so magical. Thank God for this kind of technology. While the Tech was taking measurements of his head I asked if she could see if the Cyst was still there. Due to laws and restrictions she couldn’t tell me. She said I would have to wait for the Radiologist to look it over and to call me the following week. I of course said I want to know right now and demanded they tell me. My OB came in and said they don’t see it anymore! THANK YOU GOD!! I had faith that it would go away but I was still anxious to know. I will find out more at my check up appointment next week.
I am officially half way through this Pregnancy! These past 20 weeks have really flown by. The clock is ticking to get the Nursery done and the house organized. Now if my Husband could get home for more than 2 days that would really help. He has been at work for the past 3 months now. He is over 1,000 miles away working hard to take care of me but he has been gone for far too long. I’m hoping he can be here for my Ultrasound next week to see how Baby Grabowski is doing and to see if the Cyst is gone.
I had my Anatomy Scan the 26th of July and we were able see our little Boy. Seeing his little fingers, toes, beating heart and cute little face made it all so real. Our Ultrasound Tech explained different things we were seeing for the first time and everything seemed perfect. He was very active and gave us quite a show. The Tech wouldn’t go into too much detail about some questions I had asked, she said the Radiologist would have to look everything over and get back to us on any issues they find. I had never heard back so I decided to call the following Monday about the results. I was told by the Receptionist that they needed to do a follow up Ultrasound to get a better look at some things they were unsure of. I had no idea what to expect. Maybe he was too active and she couldn’t get a good picture of a few things or they had an equipment issue or something.
My regular check up appointment was scheduled for that Thursday so I had to wait to get the details until then. I’m a worrier and I did my best to not jump to conclusions and think the absolute worst. My OB was on vacation for the week of my appointment, so I saw his Nurse-Midwife. She was a very nice, older Lady. She jumped into the issue of my Ultrasound right away because that was my first question and concern. She said “so everything looked normal with the baby, except that they saw a little Choroid Plexus Cyst at the base of the Brain (Brain Stem). My heart sank but I kept my composure to be able to thoroughly listen to all of the details. She said that “in the absence of any other issues, it’s considered what they call Clinically Insignificant, but we are going to go ahead and repeat your Ultrasound.” She said “we see this quite commonly in Ultrasounds early on in the pregnancy while the Baby is forming. There is a 90% chance that in the follow up Ultrasound it will be completely gone.” She said not to worry and that she is sure the Baby is just fine.
She then used the Doppler to listen to the heartbeat for a few minutes. I could tell she was analyzing everything she was hearing. He was moving at the time and you could hear it pretty loudly through the speaker. It was quite amazing. She said “the Baby sounds great and his heart rate is 156 beats per minute.” She also stated that my Quad Test came back normal. Meaning that there were no signs of disorders or abnormalities. Especially the certain disorders that can be linked to this kind of Cyst.
I went home and started Googling information on the Cyst. I’m a realistic person, and I’m not afraid of researching things like this. I know it’s not recommended, but not knowing more about it was KILLING ME! The information I found relived me and put my mind to rest. I also know that God has everything under control.
Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.
1 Peter 5:7