Monday, September 29, 2008

I'm Back With a Bang!!!

I'm baaaaaaaack! I've gotten lots of comments about how it's time to update my blog already (thanks for missing me! I love to feel missed!), so I decided it was time to post even though I don't have my vacation pictures edited and ready yet. So, no vacation pictures today. But I've been back from San Diego for a week already! Am I a total slacker?
Probably. But before you all get mad because of no vacation pictures, maybe you'll accept my exciting news instead. . .

I'm pregnant!
Baby #2 is due on April 18, 2009! We are so excited! A little freaked out as well to have a newborn again and also a toddler at the same time. Sometimes I wonder how I'll do it! But since all you amazing moms who I admire so much can do it, I know that I'll somehow be able to do it too. I am thrilled to be pregnant again and so excited for Kirsten to have a little brother or sister!

Some random details about this pregnancy so far. . .

*I officially hate mornings! My days usually begin with me gagging and getting sick, and the earlier I have to get up the more likely it is that I will get sick. So far though the nausea isn't as bad as it was when I was pregnant with Kirsten. Thank goodness for that! But I'm still really excited for the first trimester sickness to be over with.
*Smells just KILL me! I can hardly stand to open my fridge or even the pantry door, and I hate being near the trash can. Some mornings I'll think I'm doing okay until a barrage of smells hits me as I open the fridge and makes me gag.
*I really kinda hate those girls who say they never threw up or got sick at all during their pregnancy. (Yes, Carrie, I'm talking to you!) I don't really hate you though. I'm just super jealous.
*I wish I could already find out if it was a boy or a girl! I'm so excited to know! I will be thrilled either way. A boy would be really exciting, and if it's a girl then Kirsten will have a sister. I'd love for her to have a sister, since I don't have any myself. My guess is that this one is a boy. I could be totally wrong, but I did guess that Kirsten was a girl and I was right that time!

I'm excited to read all your comments! I'd love to hear any guesses about the gender and any questions too!


  1. Hey Girl!! I'm so excited for you. I want another one so bad. I hope your morning sickness won't last you whole pregnancy. : ) Love you girl!

  2. Yay! I'm so excited for you! Can't wait to find out the gender!


    i've missed you SO MUCH!!!


    i bet you are going to have a baby boy!!!!

    you & you are like Soul Sistas...and i had a girl first then a boy. so i bet you will do the same! :)


    don't worry... you will be able to handle two kids ♥ it all just comes to you & you can do it!


  4. CONGRATULATIONS!!!! I'm wanting to get pregnant again, too, but am still convincing Superman it's the a good time. So I'm a bit jealous of you! (Morning sickness and all. I know. I'm wierd.) I'm also very ready for a GIRL. I never had a sister, either, so I can see you wanting a girl. However, my brother's only 15 mos. younger than me and we were the best of friends growing up. Either way will be great, huh?

    When do you find out the gender? I suppose I could do the math myself but I'm feeling a little lazy. =D

    You'll do great with a newborn and a toddler. The first 3 months were the hardest for me to adjust to, but it all worked out. Spiderman wasn't really jealous or mean.....just took some time. And then the baby starts interacting, then crawling....And I think that Kirsten being a girl makes it easier. She's *programmed* to like babies. =D She's probably going to love being mommy's big helper.

    I'm so glad you're back! I've missed you blogging! How was Disneyland? Weren't you visiting family?

    Okay, this is really long. That's all for now.

  5. My mom told me a few weeks ago that you are expecting baby #2!!! YEA!!! So happy for you!!! PS - I've really missed your blogs and comments

  6. WHOOPS! Left a comment while I was signed in under Ben's account... SORRY! Troop 634's comment is mine :)

  7. YEA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! That is so cool!!!!!!!!! Oh my goodness!!!!!!!!!!!!! WOW!!!!!!!!! Congrats, I can't wait for you to tell me more about how you are feeling!! I also can't wait to hear how Kirsten liked Disneyland!! Love ya like crazy!!

  8. Congrats! I think that it is going to be a boy! I am so happy to see a post! I missed reading your blog!

  9. Congratulations!!! Sorry about the gagging, I am a gagger too and I don't even have to be pregnant!

  10. yaaay yay YAY! welcome back, and congratulations!!! :)

  11. Yay Ashly!!! Congrats girlfriend!!!!!!

    Thats so great. I'm sorry about the morning sickness. I got it but at night.

    it's not fun. even harder when you already have one.

  12. WOW! That is so exciting! New babies are always GOOD NEWS!!!

    I missed seeing you - we we're up at the MTC dropping off our second son! We also went to the Manti temple! It will be 2 weeks and our 3rd grandbaby will be blessed and then #4 (girl)will be due in
    5 weeks!!!

    Keep smiling and giggling!
    Love always,
    You know who!

  13. Congratulations! That's so exciting! I'm sure you'll be able to balance a toddler and a newborn. Lots of people seem to do it.

    I think it's a boy!

  14. It is SO GOOD to hear from you Ashley!


    Congrats on your little one coming along! I'm excited to read about your pregnancy and to see the new baby!

    again... SO GOOD TO HEAR FROM YOU! :)

  15. Congratulations!!! How exciting!
    It will be an adjustment to have two but it is so great! I love watching my kids play together, they are best friends.
    I hope your morning sickness does not linger too long. I remember what a hard time I had with smells. My poor husband was banned from having pizza for the duration of my first pregnancy because I could not handle the smell. Poor man.
    I am always so impatient to find out the sex. Even though I have one of both I am pretty sure I will be anxious to find out the next one too.
    I am so happy for you and glad you are back and posting again. I've missed hearing from you.

  16. Congrats! Oh, and me too :) Not as far along as you though, so I havent blogged about it yet. Will soon. Must go get kid #1 to stop playing in his diaper pail first. :)

    I still want vacation pictures!

    And you need to come downtown and go to the children's museum with me soon, before we have too many kids to manage it!

  17. Hooray - that's a great way to come back to your blog with a bang! I'm so excited for you - keep us posted!!!!

  18. Congratulations!!! You'll do great! Once you get the first 6 months down, it'll be a piece of cake! Make sure you post a profile picture when you get big enough! I love those!

  19. Yeah, we're so excited for you guys! Congrats!

  20. Yay!!!! You're back!!!! I missed you.

    So how far apart will Kirsten and baby2 be? April 18 is a birthday of someone special I know. That's SOOOO cool! And yeah. Mommies who talk about never being sick make me want to hit them. I bet their babies are uglier than ours, though. (just kidding! really!) And what?! Carrie's pregnant? How'd I miss that? :)

    Love and hugs & GOOD LUCK with growing another baby. It's gonna be great!

  21. Oh that's so exciting congrats and you are forgiven for not updating! I missed your post! Keep em coming!

    Hope you feel better soon!

  22. I am so happy that you are back to posting! And wow...a baby! We are so excited for you! As far as gender goes...Mother's intuition is always best!

  23. I am so happy for your news of a baby on the way! Glad your trip was fun in the Halloween widget!

  24. Congrats! Life is much busier with 2 kids! I'm glad you guys had such a good time in San Diego!

  25. Congratulations! Hope the morning sickness goes away sooner rather than later... I always hated the feeling of nausea only to *not* throw up. At least then there was some relief.

    Waiting anxiously to see your SoCal pics. :)

  26. Yeah for you! That is so exciting!!

  27. Congratulations!! Good things happen in Disneyland.

  28. Congratulations! Wow! I'm so happy for you! That's awesome! How far along are you? I've missed reading your blog! I'm glad you're back.

  29. YAY!!! Conrats Ash!! Keep those cousins coming!!! :)
    When I was prego with Ash I seriously would throw up whenever ANYONE would open the fridge. Even if I was upstairs I would still smell it. YUCK!!! I remember crying and telling John that I thought we were going to have to buy a new fridge once Ash was born because ours was never going to smell right again. LOL!!

  30. Still no pics from your trip???

  31. Congratulations on baby #2! How exciting for you!

    I feel for you as far as the morning sickness goes. I was always terribly sick with my pregnancies. I would lose weight in the beginning and have the doctor all mad at me. Fortunately the sickness went away after about four months.

    Make sure you take care of yourself.

  32. So I am WAY late getting to this, but, CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!

    And, glad you're back!

  33. Congratulations! Wow! I am excited!


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