Monthly Archives: June 2012

Give Me Faith

So, when you’re pregnant there are some things you have no control over. Your emotions, your body…

This past week we had our 2-D ultrasound. Zack and I have been through 2 already, so really it was no big deal to us. That morning I was in quite the mood. Giddy as a school girl. Excited about seeing our third baby on screen.

They check everything out, the spine, hands, feet, kidneys, heart, and brain. The last two times we have found out what the gender was going to be, but since we already have a boy and a girl, we wanted to be surprised this time.

Our nurse was super sweet. We were chatting back and forth through the whole procedure – her letting us know this looks good, that looks good.

Then she was all finished and told us the doctor would be with us in a minute…

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He was at the door.

We drove hours (traffic not so fun) to our nation’s capital.

My husband was running a marathon.

26.2 miles.


In my heart I was nervous, but I couldn’t wait to share this journey with him.

We talked, laughed, and arrived in the city. It was pouring rain. Not what I had anticipated to pick up his materials at the North Face Store for the race, but embracing and adapting to change is fun and exciting.

On the way, we found a cupcake shop.

Then set out to find the Lincoln Memorial with our umbrellas in the rain.

The memories of that night I will treasure for years to come.