Friday, July 24, 2009


And here she is!!! Jaycee Anabelle Springer!! The most wonderful precious miracle that God could ever bless Josh and I with! I mean, isn't she beautiful!! ;) Words cannot express the feelings that Josh and I felt yesterday during this ultrasound! Everything is measuring perfect for her! I had about a half of a diet mt. dew on the way to the ultrasound to try to make her active, but that sure didn't work. It was at 330 yesterday and I know that she was thinking, "momma this is our nap time!" The ultrasound took a half hour (which didn't bother me a bit), but she wasn't wanting to do anything but wave her hand at us and suck her thumb! :) You think this will mean that I will have a calm baby?!?! They said that she weighs 11 oz (a can of green beans) which is perfect on the percentile sheet.

I was absolutely bound and determined that I was having a boy. I had been thinking this for weeks and even had Josh convinced that it was a boy! During the ultrasound I kept saying, "i think i see a penis!" And at one point she said, "honey, i'm measuring the head!" hahaha. That's how convinced I was. When she told us what we were going to have, she said that she had known for about 10 minutes, but that she was having to much fun listening to Josh and I think that we saw stuff ( that apparently wasn't there!). I completely lost it when she said it was a girl, and I looked over and Josh had teared up to...which didn't help me stop at all! It was priceless seeing Josh's reaction as we walked out of the ultrasound room to the doctors office. His eyes were huge, and when i asked if he was ok he said, "I think i was prepared to be a daddy to a boy, but I don't know if i'm prepared to be a daddy to a little girl!" It made me cry again! He's going to have himself a little daddy's girl! :) And he knows it! He'll be such a great dad!

After the ultrasound and doctors appointment, my mom, dad, sister, and Josh's mom Josie and her boyfriend Steve came out to eat with us to celebrate! I walked into the restaurant and saw a big balloon that said "it's a girl!", with pink baby roses! My sister also got me a picture frame to put a monthly picture in until they are one and got me onsie's! Which i'm sure you can never have enough of! Thank you to you guys! :)
If i can figure out how to load more of the ultrasound pictures, I will do another blog update and have a picture of my ever growing large belly and a picture of the gifts i got!! Keep praying for this little one!! I got back to the doctor on Aug. 20th! Love you guys!! Layne and Josh

Sunday, July 5, 2009

17 weeks and 3 days!

Hey you guys! I'm so sorry it's taken so long to get on here and do this!! Life has been absolutely crazy lately!! So here i am at 17 weeks and 3 days pregnant! Very large. I'm hoping it stays all belly, but we will see. I can still fit into all my clothes, they just won't button at the belly area! I did go to the doctor on June 24th. I got on the scale at the beginning of my visit and new that i was in trouble!! hahaha. I have gained 9.5 pounds and at that point I was 16 weeks. I knew that was too much. Dr. Howell tried to be nice. But I told him that i needed him to be hard on me. I just told him I didn't want to be a 60 pound weight gainer, and that he needed to help me make sure that i wouldn't be! hahaha. And strangely enough, I truly believe it's God helping me out, but my appetite has completely been horrible lately. And i've lost 2.3 pounds according to the scale at work, which is right on with the scale at the doctors office. So hopefully, i won't gain so much by the next visit! They say some people gain a ton at a time and then stay in a lull, so we will see. He also told me that my event monitor that i had to wear looked ok, so that was great news! And the best news of all......i get to find out what i'm having on July 23rd!!! YAY!! I really don't think that it can get here fast enough! This will be the first appointment that Josh gets to go with me and i'm very excited about that. I think i'm just as curious to see how josh reacts during the ultrasound as i am to find out the sex! Such an exciting month! I can't wait to see what God planned for us! And i think this is the appointment where i get a 3D image to bring home, so i'll definately upload that and put it on here! Hope everyone is doing ok and i'm so glad that you're following this!! It's great to share an exciting time with friends and family that are just as excited!
Love, Layne and Josh!