Saturday, August 30, 2008

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BOY!!!!! WHAT????? Yes, my little baby girl has a peep. I found out yesterday and was shocked…still in shock right now. I can’t tell you all the things that are running through my head, mostly “What am I going to do?” and “Where’s Lexie?” I’m sure many of you have had similar feelings of confusion when you thought you were having one sex and it wasn’t…But after four times seeing the “three lines”, this is just WAY weird for me. I don’t make that stuff…
So I know everyone wants to know what Troy said! Well, I went in for a check-up and the Dr just wanted to make sure my cervix was right, so she sent me to the sonographer who happened to have a spare minute to fit me in. Of course I mentioned to her that I have four girls, as to spark her curiosity, and sure enough she wanted to take a look. Right away, she told me it was a boy and my response was “What? Are you sure??”…So she kept looking, and looking and for ten minutes the little guy flashed the goods every which way. I asked, “are you sure?” about 15 times, and left with three different pics of the unit and her definite response, “I’m positive!” Then she said, “Look, he’s playing with it, it’s for sure a boy!!!” Classic.
I wasn’t prepared for the sono, so I didn’t have anything up my sleeve to tell Troy. So I hit the Children’s Place who has tons of “22” stuff. (That was Troy’s lacrosse # his whole life and for many years have thought of how fun it would be to buy that stuff for him). So, I found a bunch of shirts and hats. My favorite buy is the 22 and 36 shirts. One of my roomates and dear friends married Troy's roomate and good friend (most of you know the tape recorder story), and they were lacrosse players together. For the last couple of years we have sent them all the 36 stuff for their boy, and then I saw these hanging together and thought it was too cute! They are having a another boy a couple of months before us, so we'll have to get pictures of them together in the shirts. Back to Troy...I then called him with a little fib that I wasn’t feeling well, so maybe he could come home early. I really wasn’t feeling well, but not bad enough to not take care of myself…I was just too anxious. Anyways, he came home way early and was there before I got home- he foiled my plans. I snuck in and laid the clothes out and threw the hats on the big girls. I videotaped it, but I (and my big ole backside) stood in front of the camera (duh), so if I figure out how to get just the audio up here, I’ll post it. I refuse to put a video of my rear up here! Anyways, he didn’t really believe me, and neither did his mom, or my sisters. Everyone says, “Nuh uh, no way”! I know, I feel the same way. Except the girls, they jumped and cheered that they are finally getting a brother. So that night, I was meeting my family at my nieces play, so I had the big girls wear the hats and say “My mommy went to the doctor today and told us to wear these hats.” They figured it out quickly and I think we are all still in shock! I keep asking Troy if he’s excited and he says, “Yes, just as excited as if it was a healthy baby girl.” I’m sure he’s secretly really excited, but he really would have been happy with either! I guess we’ll spend some time getting used to the idea, and trying to figure out how to produce a masculine boy in a pink princess world...ohhhh, I just thought of a new reality show- move over "John and Kate Plue 8"! I’ll have to leave most of that boy stuff to Dad, and I’ll do my best to use blue polish on his nails instead of pink! AHHHHHH!!!!!

20 comments:

JRose said...

CONGRATS! Oh my goodness congrats. I know you would have loved another girl, because lets face it, ya'll just make darling girls, but Yahoo! What an exciting journey you will have ahead of you! And that little guy will make the pERFECT hubbie someday, he will know all about women! We are so happy for you and Troy!

The Kerr Family said...

I knew it!!! Oh how freaking FUN!! Now you have your little Elder to send off on his little mission and he's just going to be a mini-Troy and it's just going to be FABULOUS! Congrats, guys! I'm so happy for you. Is it still Jackson Troy??

Christina said...

Congratulations! We are so excited for you!

Erickson Family said...

How exciting for you guys!!! You are such a cute mom and a little boy will be the perfect addition!

Momma_S said...

What will you do on the first day of school when he doesn't want to match his sisters? I have LOTS of boy advice!! I was secretly pulling for another girl but am SOOO happy for you. Logan says Troy doesn't make boys.So once again Troy has proven Logan wrong.Troy can golf with him, your boy that is. How bout naming him Lex without the ie? Cool comic book name. I know Troy said there is no Lexie if this one was a boy.Big hugs from us. Congratulations!!

simply jami said...

Too cute! Little boys absolutely melt me! I am so excited! I can't wait to see your Xerox male version...surely just as cute as all your beautiful girls! Congrats!

Kim said...

I am SO excited for you! Girls are great and wonderful, but there is something VERY special about little boys and their mommies. Congrats!!!

rhondas view said...

it was your new haircut that did it!
ummm... first you DON'T have a big backside- and, you are just cute, cute, cute!!!!!!
now: i am so excited for you all! yea!!! yea!!! yea!!!
you'll be a wonderful boy mommy- blue polish and all! :)

Stacey said...

I am still in shock! I am so curious...I think the Zerox machine is going to jam...it is not used to the extra parts! :)

I am sure he is going to be very handsome! Can't wait to meet him!

Wardell Family said...

YAY!!!! I am so excited for you. You guys are gonna love having a littl boy! They LOVE their mommies. Your girls are so beautiful-this boy will be a heartbreaker too...p.s. thanks for giving me hope that with patience, you can get the other gender...finally!:)

Kenzie said...

So exciting! That is a way cute idea to surprise Troy. Keep your eye open at the Childrens Place. That is where I have found most of my boys Lacrosse shirts! They usually have summer and winter stuff. They are hard to come by and so fun when you do. Aaron loves it. I even found a a kids cougar lacrosse shirt, I think it was JCrew.
We are so happy for you guys.

Jamieson Family said...

We are so excited for you too. Now the question is...what are you going to name him?

Amber H. said...

I'm sure everyone has said this, but congratulations! I don't have any idea what I would do with a boy, but how fun for you guys! I bet he'll be as cute as ever!

Clarissa said...

Yay! Congratulations! You're an awsome mom so you'll do great with a little boy.

Leah said...

congrats congrats congrats!!! I am so excited for you guys. I too would have been in shock and we have only 3 girls. That at least gives me hope that someday we'll have a boy...so does this mean you'll have another one so that your little boy will have a brother? :)

Annalee said...

Boys are so special--I'm so happy for your family. It's been fun reading your blog and catching up with your cute family. We need to talk soon.

Hassler Family said...

Congratulations! Wow, you will have to let me know how it is having a boy. He is going to be spoiled with all those princesses taking care of him! ;)

Church Fam said...

Hello it's Tiffany! I am so excited to see your blog and love hearing that your having a boy, but I didn't even know that there are 4 girls! Cangrats and love you tons!!

Angela Baird said...

Christi, I have to say that I am nearly in tears as I am reading this! Why? Because I think it is SO cute what you did for Troy with the whole 22 thing, and I guess that a little part of me is wondering if we will ever get the little boy, just like you guys wondered! I love it and can't be more excited for you! Good luck...I hear they're a whole different world, but wouldn't know for myself!!

The Farnsworth Family said...

We are so excited for you guys! Boys are so fun and I am excited you get to empathize better with all of us boy moms :) ha ha! Good luck, blue nail polish or not he will be a little stud!