17 Weeks.


You don't look much like a jellybean anymore.  We went to our ultrasound appointment on Monday and saw you for the first time since I was 7 weeks pregnant.  What a change!  You have a head, arms, legs, tiny feet and tiny hands... in fact you now have everything you're gonna need out here, you just need to grow.  You were moving everywhere, kicking, and even rolling over.

You're about the size of a turnip now.  She measured you and you are 5 inches long from crown to rump and your legs are 2 inches long, making you a total of 7 inches when you're stretched out straight.  We also found out what kind of jellybean you are... a blue one!  We were right, you're a boy.  We still haven't decided on the perfect name for you, so you'll have to be our little jellybean for a little while longer.

I was so excited when she told us you were a boy.  After our appointment your Grandma and I went shopping.  We already bought you several little outfits.  I can't wait to have you here and see you in them.

Since my last letter to you, I've felt you move again.  In fact, you're quite the wiggle worm, I've felt your little pokes and prods at least once a day.  I can't wait to feel you move more frequently.

We were busy this week, cleaning out the house and having a garage sale with Brooke and Jonathan.  We got rid of lots of things, and made a little money to help buy furniture for your room.  It's empty now, ready to be painted when your Daddy gets home from Las Vegas.

We talk about you all the time.  I had no idea I could love someone I've never met so much!

Anxiously awaiting your arrival,