May 31, 2008
The good news is that it's positive. The bad news is that the rabbit died...
In the family way
Got a bun in the oven
In a delicate condition
Eating for two
Due on December 23rd.
That's right--when Baby Hogan comes home from China (sometime in 2011, according to our agency) she will already have an older brother or sister. Kevin and I are proud to announce that I am all of the above.
- Is this a surprise?
- What this planned?
- Are you having a boy or a girl?
We certainly hope so!
- What about your heart?
My heart has made huge improvements and held steady in the last few years. We have a wonderful high-risk ob/gyn who specializes in heart conditions and maternal-fetal medicine, and she's located conveniently close by! For the OC folks, she's at UCI Medical Center in Orange.
- Have you picked out a name?
Yes! Biff for a boy, Buffy for a girl. Any middle name suggestions?
- How far along are you?
Well my due date is December 23rd and the average pregnancy is 40 weeks, but I won't make you do the math.
We are beyond overjoyed.
Posted by Shelby at May 31, 2008 01:53 PM
I still can't believe it!! I'm so STOKED for you guys!!!!
For middle names, I like Ace for for a boy and Willow for a girl.
Let's see, I'm from the South so... Biff JoeBob Buford II, Buffy Jean LouEllen. And yes, I mean that in the nicest way.
Congrats to you both! I wonder if the doggies have figured it out yet! ;-)
Strangely enough, I have followed your blog for ages, sometime right after you guys left Hamburg, but I hadn't checked in in a while. I knew you were going through the adoption process and I just told myself I betcha I read your blog some day and you tell us you are pregnant before the baby actually gets to come from China. And, sure enough, that's what happened.
We have another lovely grand baby to enjoy this year! Wow we can hardly believe it!
Good wishes to both Mom and Dad.
Love, Mom :-)
WOW ~ Congratulations! I am so thrilled for you.
OH MY GOSH!!!!
YAHOO! YAHOO! YAHOO!
I am so happy for you, I can hardly breath!
lots of love -Z-
Congratulations to you and Kevin! For middle names, can I suggest Toolio, Tinkletop, D'artagnan, or Pequod for a boy...and Flower or Sharmonica for a girl? Buffy Sharmonica Hogan...has a good ring to it!
Dear Shelby and Kevin,
Your mom forwarded this to me and when I read it, I started crying. I am so thrilled for you both after all you've been through. Congratulations.
CONGRATULATIONS SHELBY AND KEVIN!
That is just awesome news and we are so happy for you! Best of luck and Good health to you...
Cousins~ Laura and Mike
WOW what a surprise !! Grandma is thrilled!! We wish you the best with this wonderful time in your lives.Boy the dogs are gonna love this!! Keep in touch
Uncle Rich & Aunt Nila
Dear Shelb and Kevin. Whoo - couldn't keep this secret to myself any longer so I am glad you've let the news fly! So happy don't know what to say except both Martyn and I love you both. Can't wait to start shopping - oh wait that's your mom (lol). Love, Deb
We are soooooo happy for you both. Can't you name him Clancey Hogan??????
Best of everything.
Love, A. Sue and U. Rick
Much congratulations!!! I am SO happy for you guys:)
I've been reading this for a bit, keeping tabs on you(ever since you wrote me that kick ass post hurricane Katrina letter). I'll have to write properly soon.
Wishing you the best and a morning/all the time sickness-free pregnancy!
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