Six Weeks

My beautiful friend, Hillary, gave me the sweetest gift when she found out  I was pregnant. It is called The Belly Book. It is a 9 month journal that probes with questions and encourages pictures and information to easily document your pregnancy.

I have decided to use this book as a guide to post about my pregnancy, starting with week 6.


Because Mike was leaving, we wanted to immediately take pictures as a family to use for an announcement. Upon this decision, I also asked my good friend, LeAnn, to be part of documenting my pregnancy. She is not only a talented photographer, she is someone I wanted to share this experience with. (You’ve seen her work before!)



I am so blessed to have made such good friends that are so supportive and encouraging during all stages of my life

 We also had our first ultrasound.

During the ultrasound, the nurse pointed out the heartbeat by saying:

See that twinkle-twinkle?

Mike responded after the appointment by telling me:

I’ve seen some cool things in my life, but that was by far the coolest.

At this point, I began to feel a bit sluggish….