Thursday, February 28, 2008

My turn to post...

Yeah...well quite the surprise this past weekend. I wasn't expecting it at all and I only took a pregnancy test because I was late and I decided to make sure I wasn't. It was quite a shock for it to turn up positive. I am very happy about it! It definitely takes away the stress of trying and wondering up until the time I can test. I am having a hard time with things though. Its hard to not think about what happened last time. I honestly am having a hard time getting excited about things right now. I just keep thinking that I have to get through the first 12 weeks before I can be really comfortable with it all. I have my first doctor's appointment next Thursday. I know they are going to do an early ultrasound, but I think they will probably wait another week or two after the first appointment. I'm sure I will feel much better after that first ultrasound. For now I'm just trying not too think too much. Of course, I have all these crappy symptoms to deal with too. I haven't thrown up yet, but I am nauseous most of the time and I am constantly exhausted. It actually makes me feel more comfortable to have crappy symptoms. To me it reassures me that things are normal.

As far as Darren's post goes, there is no way in hell I will ever give up my Prius to him and drive a damn SUV! I love my Prius too much to give it away. I am really not concerned about having to bend down to put a baby in a car seat. The ONLY reason I am not contesting the SUV idea is that Darren really only has a 10 minute drive maybe twice a week, so gas mileage isn't a big concern. Plus, he won't shut up about it so I just finally said ok.

Wednesday, February 27, 2008

To SUV or not to SUV

So a while back I posted about what I should do when my lease is up (just 6 more months). Well now that I am getting closer my ideas have almost totally changed. Everyone.....well almost everyone I know...who has a kid has a SUV. They state it's much easier to put a kid in and out of an SUV vs a car. Having to stoop and bend over all the time gets old. That combined with the amount of stuff babies need when they travel (not sure what...I do fine with a magazine and a diet pepsi max) means WE should get an SUV as well.

With that in mind I like the Toyota 4Runner, Toyota FJ Cruiser, Mazda CX-7 and a distant finalist is the Mazda5 wagon thingy. I would move the Mazda5 up higher if it had more guts....too slow. The CX-7 requires premium fuel.....thus it's third place spot. The 4Runner and FJ Cruiser are neck and neck. I do NOT want any Honda product. They make good cars....but I just don't care for them. Time will tell. For a while I thought about a Prius...but that's a car. I might consider a domestic SUV if I can get a killer deal like $1000's off + 0% financing. Kelli has given in to the SUV thing as well. I already forecast really buying the SUV for her and I get the Prius.

Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Back in the saddle again

So we....err....Kelli is pregnant again. This was a surprise to both of us. Ya see we had been protecting ourselves since November. While in Chicago we didn't. The only time we didn't. Kelli was sure it was safe. Hmmm yeah. Good news is we are preggo. Bad news is we didn't reach our weight loss goals. We still have to work toward them. I refuse to be overweight parents. So looks like it will be a November kiddo. Update your favorites or better yet subscribe to this site by clicking on that orange square up on the address bar.