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Yesterday

Hi!

Yesterday was a pretty good day! :) Look what I did:



Yes, I actually, finally got a new haircut. It's sort of like one I found on pinterest, but with deeper layers because I liked that look. I almost wish it were shorter, but it looks cute. :)

Also, we did the follow-up ultrasound and he was a good boy. We even got three cute pictures to take home.

Appointment with OB on Thursday was awesome! He just deadpanned "Having another VBAC is totally reasonable, no reason why you shouldn't try it again." And he said I wouldn't have to have staples if I have to have surgery again.

He seemed not too impressed with how Tiri's birth was handled and how I was too knocked out to meet her for so long. He said I will be awake to meet my baby if I have a section.

I think I'm in love.

And, first time ever, I had Jerek take a bump picture yesterday. Not going to share here, but I am happy we did it. :)

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