Archive for November 4th, 2008

Halfway there …

20 weeks this week. 20/40 weeks gone and (hopefully) 20 more to go.

We had our appointment today at the Uni-Klinik in Muenster. Can I just tell you how completely impressed I am with the doctors there?

Today was a high-level ultrasound. It was pretty intense and I was very nervous. It has the ability to show if something is off – increasing my risks of getting sick again.

Guess what?

It’s a girl.

Seriously, it is a girl. Our regular OB said so a few weeks ago but we wanted at least one more ultrasound before announcing it to the world.

But I don’t think that’s what you thought I’d say – so, guess what? She’s perfect! I’m perfect! So far, so good.

Now, that doesn’t mean that things can’t go wrong. This is life we’re talking about.

But it does mean that we’ve made it this far and thus far, things are well, healthy. And that’s all I can ask for.

I’m still seeing a doc every 2 weeks. I’m still being closely monitored.

But today, just for now, I’m relaxing into the possibility that I might just be able to have the (dare I say it?) pregnancy I’ve dreamt of.


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