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we might just be crazy enough…

20 Nov

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Our little rascal of a firstborn is turning out pretty okay, so we thought it could be awesome to have another kid in med school.  John, Aurelia, and I are over-the-moon happy, looking forward to welcoming a new little one to our pack in May 2014!  Photos above are from Halloween, as I was just entering my second trimester, and we were starting to come out to close family and friends.

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I’m now at 15 weeks gestation and officially into the sweet spot of pregnancy.  My body seems to have fallen into its former pregnancy frame much more quickly.  I woke up one morning last week wondering if I suddenly had a bump or merely the all too standard food baby; a friend later confirmed: “Definitely have a gut.”  Tried to get John to snap a few pictures during our brief moments of overlap this evening…(not the best lighting, but I thought the scattered toddler toys add a certain whimsical, and entirely realistic, quality.)

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This pregnancy has included some interesting challenges that have had me rather preoccupied these last few weeks, though there have been a number of uniquely tender, thoughtful moments as well.  I look forward to sharing them.  I’m having trouble even imagining what having two little ones 19 months apart will be like, but we are thrilled to start this new adventure!