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July 25, 2014

We Have Some Exciting News!

I've been ready to jump out of my skin with excitement for weeks! (When I'm not crashed on the couch exhausted.) I'm so happy to be able to finally share this news with everyone. Matt and I are thrilled and...

I’ve been ready to jump out of my skin with excitement for weeks! (When I’m not crashed on the couch exhausted.) I’m so happy to be able to finally share this news with everyone. Matt and I are thrilled and thankful to announce this new chapter in our lives.

So just for fun, I’ll go ahead and answer a few common questions:

  1. When are you due?
    February 6.
  2. Will you find out the gender?
    Yes! But it will be a few weeks until that’s possible.
  3. Have you been sick?
    Yes, but not terribly. So far, the exhaustion has been the hardest part. They tell you in the first trimester you’ll be tired. Biggest. Understatement. Ever. Tired doesn’t even come close. It’s more like I have mono while running a full marathon every day!
  4. Do you have a name yet?
    No, but I think we’ll get more serious about figuring that out once we know the gender.
  5. Are you showing yet?
    I wasn’t until my birthday. Literally, last Sunday it was like the baby showed up to say “Hey, Mom! I’m here!” Best birthday present ever.

That’s all for now, but I’m sure I will have plenty of stories in the months—and years—to come. Thank you for your continual support. Matt and I are so happy about this new, incredible blessing in our lives!

– Christy


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  • Ms. Chris Lapoint says:

    I would love to be on your email list. I am just returning to work from a 90-day leave of absence due to a breakdown caused by working too many hours per day because I was unable to say NO!

  • marlene says:

    Loved the way you chose to announce the addition to your family. Way too cute!

    Congratulations and may the Lord guide you and your husband in the raising of your child as he/she grows in wisdom and in stature and in favor with God and man like Jesus did!


  • Dan Webb says:

    Congradulations!!! — As a Father of 2 Wonderful (and challenging) daughters – I can tell you that there is nothing in this world that is more challenging and yet absolutely WONDERFUL! then children.

    You are in for one of the most Exciting, Challenging and Fulfilling Rides – ENJOY it all and take Lots of Pictures

    Dan Webb

  • Susan says:

    I love everything about this post, this website, and this new itty bitty baby. What a happy happy happy season of life!!!!!!!!!!!! Love you Cruz and so EXCITED for you and Matt!!!! xxx Susan

  • Susan says:

    And your hair looks amazing. Have I mentioned how much I love your hair?

  • Katinhat says:

    Congratulations!! I’m new here but I love babies!! We just had our 6th child a few months ago. I still remember the feelings of excitement and fear when I had our first baby. I’ve learned so much since then….oh, and I totally agree with your sentiments about the first trimester.