Monday, November 25, 2013

Meet Gabrio

I've always wanted a baby girl.  I mean, after Renzo, my husband and  I decided that it would be nice to have a little princess.  So what happened? I researched and researched different ways that could potentially help in conceiving a baby girl.  If you want some ideas, you can just message me (of course, no guarantees!).  As much as I wanted to share them to you, some are just too explicit to be posted in a blog.  If you know what I mean. Wink.

Then the day of the ultrasound arrived.  Nelson and I were eager to find out to see if our "experiments" worked.

Sonologist:  Would you like to know what you're going to have?
Me: Yes please!
Sonologist: Congratulations it's a boy!
Nelson: Are you sure?
Sonologist:  I can see his ****. I'm 90% sure.
Nelson: (Very hopeful!) There's still a 10% chance it's a girl. =)

Nine months later… 

We named him Gabrio. It means God is my strength.   And I couldn't agree more. I felt him kick and punch all the time while he was still in my womb that I knew deep in my heart that he's one active and strong baby boy.

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

I've been busy!

Dear Friends and Readers…  I know I have not done my part to keep up with blogging.  Here's what has kept me busy for the past year or so... 

New Job… May of last year, I got accepted for a research position at Stanford Pediatric Hematology/Oncology division.  

Then, November of the same year, I had a new baby!  My handsome boy Gabrio came to the world and rocked our lives, especially Renzo's. =) (More about Gab later!)

Household with two boys.  Period.  

Renzo started to go to a new preschool/day care. 

This guy moved in next door. Do you know him? 

Baby got very sick. (He's better now… Will tell you more.)

A good friend got married.

Another wedding, this time a very close niece and friend…

Finally, we went home to the Philippines for an extended vacation.  This is a whole new chapter in our lives. (Again, will tell about it later.)

See? I had so many excuses! Haha… Now I'm back. Promise to do better in keeping in touch.  How have you been? Drop me a line or two.