I struggled with deciding whether or not to have another one and when.
I knew I wanted my children to be a good 3 years apart but I also wanted Asher to be my baby forever - I'm still hoping he will be. I'm also trying to raise my husband at the same time but I don't think that's ever going to change so I'll just have to accept that.
I had decided last fall that I would start trying right after we got home from The Sister's birthday trip to Vegas in May so I went off the pill in April. But the closer we got to summer the more I doubted my decision so we didn't start trying right away. I had things to do like go to Nashville, see Justin Moore, fly down a back road and OHMIGOD BRANTLEY!
By some freak of nature I had lost all my baby weight and then some over the past year and I knew that would pry be my last summer of skinniness. But I also knew I had some time constraints because my cousin Addie had asked me to be a Bridesmaid! With an October 2012 wedding in the works I knew my window was getting smaller and smaller. Finally in August I told Dustin I thought we'd better do something about it because I wanted to hit May 2012. The kids would be almost exactly 3 years apart and I would have 4 solid months to lose some of my baby weight.
I had been charting my cycles since April so I got my spreadsheet all ready and knew "the day." I found out almost exactly one month after I decided to start trying that I was pregnant. While I knew I had a good chance that first month I was still shocked to see that positive test. I came out of the bathroom and woke Dustin up to show him. His response? "At least my nuts still work." Hmmm I take it that he was excited?
For some reason I wasn't in any hurry to tell my family. I had to tell someone so I emailed my Sister-in-Law Jodi a couple of days later - she was the first person I told when I found out I was pregnant with Asher too. I found out on a Wednesday and we had a wedding on Saturday so I figured we'd better tell parents because I wouldn't be drinking and I was rather tired.
Mom's response was that I was going to ruin RJ's graduation (his party is May 19th & Graduation is the 25th) Gee, thanks Mom! And all Dad muttered was that he was gonna have to add on to the house. Ray & Sue's response will be a whole seperate post!
Hi, I'm Tess. I've been married to Dustin for 5 years and we have a 3 year old son named Asher and our Little Guy Adler arrived in May 2012. I'm a working Mommy who loves to spend all her free time with her little man. I love to read and have a new found passion for photography. In my spare time I like to blog about our lives - you never know whats going to happen around here!