sweating and timelines


We came home from our trip to find a house that's practically finished! It just needs appliances, carpet upstairs, brown paint on the front door and touchup paint inside. We're closing on August 11th, 22 days! Carter and I went to see it today. The heat outside is miserable.

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I started using a different camera lens - which clearly (or not so clearly) needs practice. But I like those focused stones.

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Matt likes this baby maple they planted in front. I'm kinda undecided. I feel like it looks a little raggedy/hairy-ish. Does that make any sense?

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There are pretty, dark wood floors underneath that protective paper he's standing on. But who cares about floors when you have a face like that looking up at you?

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As for IVF, ordering the drugs got all screwed up since I didn't have a phone in France, and apparently email fell through. So the start date for the shots is next Thursday. You know you have a crazy life when you're excited to stick a needle in your stomach fat!

For anyone wondering, I did shut down my Formspring account yesterday. It was getting to be a dumping ground for anonymous, obnoxious comments; I got tired of reading it. I did love the kindness though! Always feel free to leave comments here or email me questions rMeghann@me.com.

Here's my current fav cell phone photo from yesterday - two obsessions in one shot!

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Chipotle & Carter.


26 comments:

  1. Meg, I am so jealous of your new home!! I'm excited for you and your IVF journey, I wish you so much luck! Carter is adorable!

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  2. Oh my--gorgeous gorgeous home!! Good luck with IVF! What an exciting new chapter for you all. I cannot get over Carter, he is so cute!! Even when he is crying!

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  3. Really excited for your IVF journey to start again! My frozen transfer is scheduled for August 2nd, and I hope we are pregnant together AGAIN!!!! Last time I was a little behind you, and this time I will be a little ahead of you! BEST LUCK!!!!!!!

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  4. Looks gorgeous! Love the picture of your little guy playing with his trains on the window sill, so cute!

    In our sea of love

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  5. YAY! new house! new house! and.... new house smell!! Your Paris photos are amazing, hopefully we will get there one day. I can't imagine what IVF is like and what procedures and wild emotions you have to endure but I wish you, Matt and Carter all the happiness in the world

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  6. The house looks beautiful! And I am jealous, I hope my husband and I can build our own house sooner than later. Love the pictures, the hardwood and the banisters. It's beautiful.

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  7. man, he looks all grown up:( I remember when he was born.....

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  8. House looks great! Glad the IVF will start soon, I'm pregnant pretty exciting I really hope it happens for you soon.

    What lens did you get? I have a nikon D90 and just ordered the
    Nikon 50mm f.1 4G. I can't wait it's meant to be great for children.

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  9. Carter seems to have grown up in just a short week... he looks so much like his dad in these photos

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  10. Hey Meghann. The house is looking great. I bet you can't wait to move in now! I'd be so excited knowing I was the only person to ever live in a house. The new ones they build over here are usually tiny or mega bucks!!
    Very exciting about the IVF but a shame you have had to leave it another week.
    As for Formspring, I did wonder. It's a shame you had some mean comments on there and I don't blame you for closing it. x

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  11. Hey Meghann,
    Love your videos and your blog, I check it almost every day.

    I was clicking ads online and found this one clothing/nik-nak website and a couple of the dresses remind me of your style and the pics I have seen of you. Maybe you will like it! (I don't work for them or anything so if you dont...it's all good, lol)

    The website is:
    http://www.modcloth.com/

    Good luck with your new house and your growing family!!

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  12. what lens did you get?! thats so excited! best of luck to you and your beautiful family! So many exciting things happening for you i am jealous!

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  13. and by thats so excited.. i mean exciting (on your ivf news) :)

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  14. These picture are too cute! C'mon! :P

    Love love love love them!

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  15. @Christa thanks christa! it's a 55 -200 nikon dx vr zoom lens

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  16. @Ariell thanks ariell! someone did tell me about modcloth.com before, they have awesome stuff!

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  17. @Glitterbug thanks! yeah not only was formspring getting too negative, but i was feeling guilty not having the time to answer all the questions & didn't want anyone feeling like their questions didn't matter to me.

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  18. @Amy W. he's been doing all kinds of new stuff since my mom gave him back to us, i think it's good for him to spend time with another person & have a different way of learning :)

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  19. @Peta i'm pretty excited about the smell too! hopefully all our old stuff won't stink it up :P

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