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Sorry I've Been MIA... But I Have Some EXCITING NEWS!!

Sunday, April 21, 2013

I'm pregnant!!

I just found out, but I had to tell someone (waiting another month or so to announce it in "real life")!!

It was only our second month trying to conceive, so I am pretty shocked! I have Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, which is the leading cause of female infertility in the US, and it took us nearly a year to get pregnant with my youngest (who is 7 now). I figured with my health issues, plus being 8 years older, that our chances weren't that great. I am so happy to be wrong! Thank you, Lord!!

I know that my weight loss (about 70 pounds) helped enormously! And it is a HUGE priority of mine to keep my weight in check! I still have plenty of extra weight, so I'm trying to shoot for only gaining 15 pounds. Then, after this little one is here safe and sound, I WILL reach my goal weight!

I'm planning on changing my calories a bit on SP, but I am setting a goal to log my food and stay within my goal the VAST majority of the time (my DR said 1700 calories is fine for the first trimester, as long as I'm getting enough protein and eating something if I'm hungry- even if I don't "have the calories for it").

All prayers for a healthy little one will be greatly appreciated!! Boy or girl, I don't care! I just can't believe I'm going to have another little one!! I'm already starting to get morning sickness, but at this point, I'm excited for it (I really am pregnant!). In another week or two, I'm sure I'll be singing another tune!
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HALINHALF 5/18/2013 1:26PM

    YAY! Congrats! :-)

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BETHIEBOOPS 4/24/2013 2:06AM

    Congratulations! I'm just wrapping up my PCOS-defying pregnancy and it's truly amazing! Wishing you all the best in the next 9 months!

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STEPHANIE302013 4/23/2013 12:46PM

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BECOMING_HOLLY 4/23/2013 12:27PM

    Congrats!!!

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ANYA_JADE 4/23/2013 12:22PM

    OMG Congratulations! Yay!

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HDHAWK 4/22/2013 9:47AM

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ANGELAK85 4/22/2013 8:55AM

    Yay!! Congrats

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AWOLF24 4/22/2013 8:37AM

    Huge congrats!!!

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MELTEAGUE 4/22/2013 8:31AM

    Congratulations! What a blessing!

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ALIHIKES 4/22/2013 1:31AM

    Congratulations! Very thrilling!

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BAKER1009 4/21/2013 3:08PM

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Praying for you and baby!

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SASIKHASI1 4/21/2013 2:53PM

    That is so wonderful. I will be praying for you and the little one.

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INZILANE 4/21/2013 2:50PM

    WOOHOO!!!! I'ma secretly hope for a girl for you ;) Any little one is great, but I think you need a girl that your boys can be big helpful caring brothers to!

Congratulations!

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NEWSTART26 4/21/2013 1:59PM

    Awesome news! Congrats. Prayers for you and your growing bundle of joy emoticon

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SHINING_ON 4/21/2013 1:26PM

    Wow, CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! All the best wishes for a healthy, joyful pregnancy.
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ALPHAEVE 4/21/2013 1:13PM

    So, so exciting! Congratulations!

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WALLINMW 4/21/2013 1:04PM

  It is important that you focus on a HEALTHY baby and healthy you.

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WALLINMW 4/21/2013 1:03PM

  Yay!

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