Sunday, June 15, 2008

First Born Meme

I was tagged with this so long ago...and am finally getting around to it! Sorry Beth it took so long!

1. WAS YOUR FIRST PREGNANCY PLANNED? Yes it was!
2. WERE YOU MARRIED AT THE TIME? Yes
3. WHAT WERE YOUR REACTIONS? Nervous
4. WAS ABORTION AN OPTION FOR YOU? Not Necessary
5. HOW OLD WERE YOU? 28
6. HOW DID YOU FIND OUT YOU WERE PREGNANT? I was a few days late...thought I might be...took a test...Viola!
7. WHO DID YOU TELL FIRST? Anthony...the dad ( my husband)
8. DID YOU WANT TO FIND OUT THE SEX? Yes
9. DUE DATE? April 24, 1997
10. DID YOU HAVE MORNING SICKNESS? Occasionally
11. WHAT DID YOU CRAVE? pizza
12. WHO/WHAT IRRITATED YOU THE MOST? I was too busy working...
13. WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST CHILD’S SEX? boy
14. DID YOU WISH YOU HAD THE OPPOSITE SEX OF WHAT YOU WERE GETTING? Sure...I am a girly girl...I didn't know WHAT to do with a boy!
15. HOW MANY POUNDS DID YOU GAIN THROUGHOUT YOUR PREGNANCY? 65 lbs!
16. DID YOU HAVE A BABY SHOWER? No way...I was way too superstitious
17. WAS IT A SURPRISE OR DID YOU KNOW? N/A
18. DID YOU HAVE ANY COMPLICATIONS DURING YOUR PREGNANCY? Not really...I just ate my way through it
19. WHERE DID YOU GIVE BIRTH? In a hospital room...in a maternity ward
20. HOW MANY HOURS WERE YOU IN LABOR? 21...water broker @ 11 pm on a Friday night..Matty arrived @ 8pm the following (Saturday) night.
21. WHO DROVE YOU TO THE HOSPITAL? Anthony
22. WHO WATCHED YOU GIVE BIRTH? Anthony...doctor and nurses
23. WAS IT NATURAL OR C-SECTION? Natural...with drugs
24. DID YOU TAKE MEDICINE TO EASE THE PAIN? Yes...but it still HURT A LOT!
25. HOW MUCH DID YOUR CHILD WEIGH? 9 lbs. 1/2 oz...oh yeah, THAT'S WHY IT HURT!
26. WHEN WAS YOUR CHILD ACTUALLY BORN? April 19, 1997...5 days ahead of schedule
27. WHAT DID YOU NAME HIM/HER? Matthew Blaise (Blaise (English translation of Biagio)....after Anthony's Dad, Biagio, who passed very suddenly on January 5, 1997, less than 4 months before Matty was born)...sad for me even to this day, 11 years later....he was overjoyed that we were having a baby, he and Anthony's mom gifted us the nursery Matty had, and he never got to meet him...they would have been best friends, Matty and his Nonno...Nonno would have gotten "it"
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