Saturday, May 19, 2007

Kinda Fun

I've seen a few people do this quiz about your firstborn and thought it looked like fun. I am going to alter it a little and do it about my second born as well!

1. WAS YOUR FIRST PREGNANCY PLANNED? Yes and No, we had decided to start trying in Jan and found out we were pregnant in Nov!
2. WERE YOU MARRIED AT THE TIME? Yes
3. WHAT WERE YOUR REACTIONS? Excitement, disbelief that we were going to be parents
4. WAS ABORTION AN OPTION FOR YOU? No
5. HOW OLD WERE YOU? 24
6. HOW DID YOU FIND OUT YOU WERE PREGNANT? Started having heartburn and indigestion which I had never had before. Googled it and found it could be an early pregnancy symptom. When I was 2 days late tested.
7. WHO DID YOU TELL FIRST? Rod
8. DID YOU WANT TO FIND OUT THE SEX? I was unsure, Rod did, so we did.
9. DUE DATE? Aug 10/04
10. DID YOU HAVE MORNING SICKNESS? No
11. WHAT DID YOU CRAVE? Cream soup, Greek salad, peanut butter
12. WHO/WHAT IRRITATED YOU THE MOST? Probably just working cause I was SO tired!
13. WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST CHILD'S SEX? Girl
14. DID YOU WISH YOU HAD THE OPPOSITE SEX OF WHAT YOU WERE GETTING? Nope
15. HOW MANY POUNDS DID YOU GAIN THROUGHOUT THE PREGNANCY? 35
16. DID YOU HAVE A BABY SHOWER? Yes, 3 actually(we were spoiled) Church, work, and friends.
17. WAS IT A SURPRISE OR DID YOU KNOW? I knew
18. DID YOU HAVE ANY COMPLICATIONS DURING YOUR PREGNANCY? Early bleeding
19. WHERE DID YOU GIVE BIRTH? Ridge Meadows Hospital, Maple Ridge
20. HOW MANY HOURS WERE YOU IN LABOR? 3 from very first pain until delivery
21. WHO DROVE YOU TO THE HOSPITAL? Rod
22. WHO WATCHED YOU GIVE BIRTH? Rod, my mom, the Midwife
23. WAS IT NATURAL OR C-SECTION - natural
24. DID YOU TAKE MEDICINE TO EASE THE PAIN? Nope, it was to fast, by the time I got to the hospital I was pushing!
25. HOW MUCH DID YOUR CHILD WEIGH? 8lbs 4 ounces
26. WHEN WAS YOUR CHILD ACTUALLY BORN? July 23/04 (17days early)
27. WHAT DID YOU NAME HIM/HER? Payton Coleen Lynn
28. HOW OLD IS YOUR FIRST BORN TODAY? Will be 3 in 2 months


1. WAS YOUR SECOND PREGNANCY PLANNED? Yes
2. WERE YOU MARRIED AT THE TIME? Yes
3. WHAT WERE YOUR REACTIONS? Excitement and worry(we had miscarried once in between)
4. WAS ABORTION AN OPTION FOR YOU? No
5. HOW OLD WERE YOU? 27
6. HOW DID YOU FIND OUT YOU WERE PREGNANT? Late Period
7. WHO DID YOU TELL FIRST? Rod
8. DID YOU WANT TO FIND OUT THE SEX? Yes but the technician we got wouldn't tell us!
9. DUE DATE? Feb 25/04
10. DID YOU HAVE MORNING SICKNESS? Yes
11. WHAT DID YOU CRAVE? Mint Girl Guide cookies
12. WHO/WHAT IRRITATED YOU THE MOST? Not being able to sleep(having a toddler and all)
13. WHAT WAS YOUR SECOND CHILD'S SEX? Girl
14. DID YOU WISH YOU HAD THE OPPOSITE SEX OF WHAT YOU WERE GETTING? No, as much as I'd like to have both I'm excited for Payton to have a sister. I always wanted a sister.
15. HOW MANY POUNDS DID YOU GAIN THROUGHOUT THE PREGNANCY? 8
16. DID YOU HAVE A BABY SHOWER? Yes, 2(spoiled again!) mix of family, church and friends
17. WAS IT A SURPRISE OR DID YOU KNOW? I knew
18. DID YOU HAVE ANY COMPLICATIONS DURING YOUR PREGNANCY? It was initially a twin pregnancy, we lost one early on. Samara was breech.
19. WHERE DID YOU GIVE BIRTH? Ridge Meadows Hospital, Maple Ridge
20. HOW MANY HOURS WERE YOU IN LABOR? 0, planned C-Section
21. WHO DROVE YOU TO THE HOSPITAL? Rod
22. WHO WATCHED YOU GIVE BIRTH? Rod, Midwife
23. WAS IT NATURAL OR C-SECTION - C-Section(she was breech)
24. DID YOU TAKE MEDICINE TO EASE THE PAIN? Yes
25. HOW MUCH DID YOUR CHILD WEIGH? 8lbs 13.4 ounces
26. WHEN WAS YOUR CHILD ACTUALLY BORN ? Feb 15/04(10days early)
27. WHAT DID YOU NAME HIM/HER? Samara Ashlyn Michelle
28. HOW OLD IS YOUR SECOND BORN TODAY? 3 months

4 comments:

Donna said...

Thanks for doing this Michelle!

Only 8 lbs your second pregnancy...how did you do that??

Michelle said...

I got lucky! Didn't do anything special really, chasing a toddler may have helped!

Michelle said...

That was really neat to read!

Summer said...

That's amazing you only gained 8lbs. I did it too. It was fun to do.