Tuesday, April 24, 2012

I've been quiet about this little new baby I'm expecting so it's time for me to write down the details right now so I can remember.  Life in the Hunt home has been kind of crazy.  Kyle was laid off from his job a couple of months ago.  As a result I got a full time job just last week and have been busy taking tests, recertifying for difference licenses, signing papers, and trying to remember how to be a nurse.  It's really a blog post all on its own, one that I will get around to when I've come to terms with the fact that I'm leaving my kids for the first time, and when I don't have a strong desire to stab a scalpel straight through the uncompassionate heart of Kyle's supervisor that laid him off.

Now on to happier things......my newest baby. 

I'm 14 weeks now.  The ultrasound was at 12 weeks so it's not really that big of a baby yet. 

I'm hoping the baby isn't bigger than Brynnley, I really don't want to push out more than 9lbs 6 oz this time. 

I will be doing a VBAC again. 

I haven't had health insurance for the whole pregnancy.  I can't wait until July 14th when health insurance returns to our home.

Paying cash for prenatal care is pretty expensive.  For example, I paid $280 for my first prenatal appointment.  That didn't include any ultrasounds or labs.  Just the exam.  If they would've let me I would do my own thyroid, breast exam, and my own pap.  In fact I would draw my own blood too.  I really should start my own practice doing women's exams and make a killing.   

I've cried a lot this pregnancy.  When I went to see my doctor she was so sweet, walked in so happy to see that I was having another baby, hugged me, and then wondered why I was paying cash.  I had to try really hard not to cry in front of her. 

This baby was not planned.  Three days before I realized I was pregnant, Kyle told me he was done having kids.  Ha ha.  I was still nursing Brynnley and had only one stinkin period. 

I think I've been worrying about too many other things and it hasn't really crossed my mind how I'm going to handle 4 kids.

I'm hoping for a girl.  The boys are 18 months apart.  Brynnley and this baby will be around that so it would be really fun for her to have a sister. 

I can't wait to get rid of the swing, bassinets, bouncers, clothes etc that I've been saving. 

I went to a new doctor recently (who is actually a family medicine doc)  a young guy who was probably fresh out of residency.  I swear he kept leaving the room for long periods of time to look up stuff.  I didn't think family medicine docs delivered babies but he assured me he would be there for the delivery.  I just thought to myself, "sure buddy, that's never going to happen."   

I will be going back to my regular doctor as soon as my insurance kicks in and will be delivering at my new place of employment (Hoag). 

I recently told Logan I was having another baby.  When I asked him what he wanted me to have he said, "an Otto."  Which is he favorite girl's soon to be baby brother.  Funny.  Nixon has no clue that I'm pregnant.   

I haven't started work yet, but I've been told that I can get disability a month before my due date.  September 20th can't come soon enough. 

I'm really excited to have another baby.  I'm excited that this is the last time my body has to balloon up again, excited that this is the last time I have to worry about growing a healthy baby and delivering it safely.  I'm excited to complete our family. 

7 comments:

Heidi Broberg said...

WOW Trisha! I have so much to say to you I don't even know where to start. I'll just say it must all be meant to be (as cliche and hard as that may sound). You have to be strong enough to handle it all!! I know you are! And I am sorry for the stress. If you wanna talk I'd love to...I cried a lot this pregnancy too, it was a VERY difficult one for us.

Todd Family said...

i know it may be hard...but i have to say congrats! you definitely will be blessed! i was laid off a week after I went off birth control and we lost our insurance. It was scary at first, but we knew that there's no way that Heavenly Father wouldn't bless us for raising his spirit children! Excited to know what you are having!

The Ward Family said...

Congrats Trisha! Sorry Kyle was laid off. Turn to the Lord together! 2011 we short sold our home, James was working long hours and hardest time in our marriage. I started to resent him but during those times I went to the temple more and trying to pray more together, now that it is over we are stronger. You guys will also if you turn to him! Take care!

The Gray Family said...

sorry to hear about Kyle :<( Things will work out though! You are one amazing gal, and whatever doesn't kill you makes you stronger, right? Does me saying that make you want to punch me in the face lol :>) Hang in there!!!!

Braden and Jodee said...

Congrats again. I'm so happy you noted all of this stuff. Thank you for sharing! You are one strong woman.

Katie said...

Trisha! I had no idea about any of this!! First off, you look fantastic. Secondly, Congrats on baby #4!! Thirdly, I can TOTALLY relate to pretty much everything you're saying here. We've been going back and forth with having a 4th.. and I have the exact same concerns you have (insurance, work, etc..) Just remember that as a mom, you are a warrior and can do anything you need to!! I had to leave my babies and work full time with the first two.. it's not easy, but be thankful you got an education and have an awesome job that will support your family (that's what I would tell myself on the way to work in the morning..haha)

ashcraft8 said...

Trisha, Sorry to hear about Kyle. I know how that goes. Thank goodness you have wonderful skills to fall back on in the mean time. I am soooo excited about your new addition. You and Kyle are wonderful parents and will be blessed. Things will work out. Congrats!!!!!!!!