Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Doctor Visit # 3

Yesterday was my third Dr. Visit and I got to see Dr. Miller which I was happy about! Kevin was planning on coming to this visit, but since he was sick on Friday his boss said that he really needed him not to leave work :(. I called him on speakerphone while we were listening to the baby's heart beat so that he could hear it. I really want him to be as involved as possible and I know he wants to as well, but I really appreciate him working so hard to support our growing family! The baby's heartrate was 140-150 bpm. Perfect! I have only gained 1 pound since my last Dr. appt, which I was very proud of! (I haven't been especially trying not to gain, but I've been walking on my days off to help keep me in shape and ready for labor- believe me I eat my desserts, for anyone who might be wondering:)

We set up the appt for the official ultrasound...March 23rd @ 1010 in the morning! We will find out what we are having @ that time! We are so excited! Kevin will definitely be there for that one:). Maria (Kevin's mom) will be in England visiting family and she really wanted to bring something back from there for the baby so we will call her and let her know what we are having!

I will post pics soon...at the wedding this weekend someone took a couple of pictures of me and Mitch, and Mom is supposed to get them, so hopefully I can steal one or two and post it on here!

Looking forward to March 23rd! ~ Alecia

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

V-Day present

My wonderful husband bought me a gift certificate from Smart Skin spa for Valentine's Day! Today, I enjoyed my manicure, pedicure and brightening facial :) I had so much fun!



Don't I look lovely? The facial is supposed to make my skin "glow." She said it had lots of vitamins and introduced tons of oxygen into my skin. It's supposed to make your face pink for a few hours....but buddy does my skin feel soft :)



My manicure :)












Pedi!



I had one of the guys @ work scan me the other day and it seemed pretty obvious that our baby is a girl! No male anatomy was present in the scan, and it was a good scan :) Of course, we will love whatever you are....but we sure are getting used to the idea of a girl!


I have a doctor's appt on Monday, so I'll blog afterwards to let yall know what's going on with that!! 14 weeks and counting!


Monday, February 9, 2009

a few more encounter pics





Writing in the sand "Kevin n Alecia"....trying to write it before the water washed it away. Good thing our love doesn't wash that easily :)



















Another attempt
















Worship on the beach..."Have you ever stood at the ocean, with the white foam at your feet? Felt the endless thundering motion; then I say that you have seen Jesus my Lord." This was the most moving moment of the weekend. Being in God's creation for worship was so wonderful.













Sunset on the beach














"The guys"










Our whole group!














"The girls"












again











Our buds






Encounter Pics!/ 13 week tummy pics!

Here are our pictures from Encounter! We had so much fun and got a lot of really pretty pictures of the beach! The water was so pretty and clear...I could have stayed for a few weeks! So hard to believe that next year we will have a 6 month old baby with us!!! I am glad to be home because the trip was exhausting, but I sure enjoyed being on the beach! Enjoy the pics!




Our team!












The "other" team!













My lovely husband!













Moving skittles!












Kevin and Josh had a hard time with the balloon!












Watching Katie, Josh and Tiffany make Laura into a mummy!











Kevin moving skittles from one bowl to the other with a spoon in his mouth- one of our fun games Matt planned.










So pretty!



Tiffany and I enjoying the beach!









So in love!






















My two loves








I could stay here forever!













Me and the baby :)













The ocean was so beautiful!












The baby's first trip to the beach!
















A gorgeous view of the beach!














"The Gulf of Mexico" one of the beautiful pools @ the resort.

















The view from the balcony of the condo!

















Friday, February 6, 2009

To PC we go! and other ramblings...names...


Kevin and I are going to Encounter with the college group from church this weekend! We are so excited about getting away and worshipping God with other young adults. I promise to post lots of pics when we get back. In the mean time, I ran some errands today....paid bills...etc...now I'm trying to pull the house together so that we can come back to a nice house. I get so frustrated with myself about keeping this house clean. I don't understand why it is so hard for me!! Please pray for me as I journey towards becoming a better housekeeper so that I/we can have a nice home to welcome the little one into.

On a more fun note: I explored downtown Prattville yesterday...that's one of my favorite places to be. I found Hunt's Alley...I know, I know, it's been there forever...anyway....there are 4 little slave shacks behind Prattville Progress and they've been turned into little shops now. I think they are so neat! So much history in one little place! That's why I love downtown Prattville. I think I'm going to make it one of my walking places (I am trying to walk more to stay in shape so I don't lose my "girlish figure" haha). It is so gorgeous downtown when the sun is shining and it's warm out. Okay, back on track...I found this shop called The Potter's House. It's in one of the slave shacks and this lady sells handmade pottery. I will post a pic of what I got when I give it to the person I got it for :) You should definately explore this little piece of our world.

Lynne Griffies has agreed to take pregnant pics of me and Kevin when I get further along! I am so excited!!! I looked yesterday @ a lot of really pretty places in downtown Prattville that could be used for pics. I want to get some really good pics since this is the only time I'll ever be pregnant for the first time :) (I know it sounds silly...but it's such a fun time...I just want pictures of everything!)

Oh, and in case anyone was wondering, Kevin and I have picked out names....

Girl- Adalynn Zoe = happy life
Boy- Asher Lee = Asher is the Hebrew word for happy "And Leah said, "Happy am I! For women have called me happy. " So she called his name Asher" Genesis 30: 13. And Lee is Kevin's last middle name (he has 2).

Okay, enough rambling for today...I'll post pics on Monday!

Love, Alecia

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