Monkey Butts Mama 964 Posts | Joined BG: Jun 18, 2010 Last Visit: 8 months ago
Age 28
Gender Female
Status Married
Location Dayton, Ohio
Kids 2
Hello! My name is Elizabeth Jo. I am twenty five years old. I am married to the love of my life, Jesse. I adore him with every ounce of my soul. I am also a step mom to a beautiful little girl. She is five, and almsot a kindergartender. We have shared parenting of her, and her mom and I get along just great.

My husband and I started our TTC journey April of 2010. I never in a million years thought I would have had such an emotional time getting pregnant. After several months of trying and nothing happening, and my periods were getting worse - Jesse and I went to the doctors. After they ran some tests, they found I had a cyst on my ovary and endometriois. I had surgery on February 4th, 2011. I had one period after the suregery and then we were PREGNANT!!! :) We got our BFP on April 10th, 2011 and i will never forget that feeling of FINALLY being pregnant. !!!

I have two of the most amazing supportive parents in the world, and I love them dearly. I am also a big sister to two brothers, and a half sister. I have three neices, and three nephews and I love and adore every one of them. I am a huge Glee/Twilight/Harry Potter Addict :)


76c3dc61fd2c47a9a7e5c735586179c9.pngMy husband and I started dating January of 2007. We both worked together at a local Steak House. I fell in love fairly quickly, and just knew I wanted to be with him for all my life. We became official March of 07. Moved in together in June. <3 On January 27, 08 he asked me to marry him - And of course I said yes!! We had a pretty big wedding August, 29, 2009. It was one of the best days of my life ! In January we will have been together five years :) 254807_601114856010_215905082_32976213_6stepmom-daughter.pngI met Caitlyn after Jesse and I dated a couple of months. She was 13 months, old and I instantly fell in love with her. She has stolen my heart and I am so happy, that I get to help parent her. Caitlyn is very imaginative, talkative 100 % Princess! Caitlyns mom and I get along very well, and we do a awesome job of parenting her all together. Caity has a little sister named Lily at her moms, and is looking forward to being a big sister at our house also. She turned 5 in January and will start Kindergarden in the fall. Its so hard to believe she is already in Elementary school. princess.png165369_569545815620_215905082_32721497_6Caitlyn : 1 and a half.
253345_599553964050_215905082_32954772_5Caitlyn : 5 and a half. 3493uz8.png2h3r05u.pngAfter finding out we were expecting I had a really rough time believing it was real. I had a lot of doubts that the baby would stick, or that I would actually be able to be pregnant. After finally getting to see our little monkey, I am more excited than ever. I am pregnant and soon I will be able to hold and kiss my baby. :) We found out July 13th, that our little monkey is a GIRL!!!! <3 Her name is Charlotte Rae
I love feeilng her little kicks from inside me its one of the most amazing feelings in the world :)
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1st Trimester
1-4 Weeks - 1 Month - done!!!!
3/24 - Conception :)
4/10 - Faint Positive
4/11 - Darker positive
4/13 - Doctors @ 1045 am. Had blood work done. ;) PREGNANT!! [Weight 160]
5-8 Weeks - 2 Months - done!!!
4/26 - Nurse Appointment for family history.
5/10 - Dr. Appointment. Pee'd in a cup lol [Weight 155]
9-13 Weeks - 3 Months - done!!!!!
6/3 - Saw the little monkey for the first time :) Heartbeat 161
6/6 - Dr Appointment. Started measuring my belly :) 12 wks 4 days. Heartbeat 155 [Weight 155]
28jzgon.png2nd Trimester
14-17 Weeks - 4 Months -Done
7/6 - Dr. Appointment. Belly Measured right on 17 weeks. Heartbeat 142 [Weight 159]
7/13 - Ultrasound with Medical School. Heartbeat 152. Its a GIRL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
18-21 Weeks - 5 Months - done!
7/21- For sure felt baby move :)
8/3 - Anatomy scan! Still a GIRL!!!! :D Heart beat 150 She wouldnt give us a good profile shot, again.... She was squirmy as always. ;)
8/3 - Doctors appointment. Belly measured at 21 weeks. Heart beat 142. Went over Birthplan, few things I need to think about. [Weight 162]
22-26 Weeks - 6 Months - done
8/29- Caity and Mom felt baby on outside
8/30 - Dr Appointment. Went over anatomy scan all is well :) Heartbeat was 146. Belly measuring at 25 weeks. [Weight 170]2cruibt.png3rd Trimester
27-30 Weeks - 7 Months - Baking
9/19 - Did my Glucose test
9/21 - Dr Appointment. Passed Glucose test :) Heartbeat was 149. Discussed the pains ive been having walking around, all is normal. [Weight 172]
10/6 - LOVE the new doctors. They are perfect for me :) Heartbeat was 149. She was measuring 29 weeks even though I am 30. [Weight 176]
31-35 Weeks - 8 Months -
10/13 - Went to doctors because I was having really watery discharge. Kind of a small gush when I got out of bed in the morning and wanted to be sure all was ok. Heart beat was 143. Belly measured 30 weeks. [Weight176]
10/19 - Ultrasound with Medical school again :)
10/20 - Doctors Appointment Belly measuring week behind. [Weight 180]
11/1 - Dr. Appointment. Belly measuring week behind still. Midwife did u/s and realized she was head up, and breech. Ugh! [Weight 183]
11/6 - Went to L & D - Started having some really bad cramps in my back and lower belly. Found out I was contracting every three minutes. They gave me a shot to stop the contractions, but on progress on my cervix which was good :)
11/9 - Follow up appointment from L & D - Doctor said that contracting is normal but to keep an eye on it. They will not stop labor now if it happens. He did an u/s to double check and she was now head down. He is about 80% sure that she flipped on the weekend and thats what sent us into L & D. [Weight 183]
11/14 - Dr Appointment Baby measuring right on now :) [Weight 186]
36-40 Weeks - 9 Months -
11/22 - Dr Appointment. [Weight 186] Baby is head down still, but crooked :)
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