The Wife and I are Expecting a Baby!

by Evan

It has been a long journey thus far, but The Wife and I are expecting a baby.  Missed the Journey?  Well, it went from:

Then Yesterday, when the doctor pointed to the screen and said this is your little yolk sack (kind of gross they call it that but whatever).  When I asked what that flicker in the middle is, he responded, “the heart.”  Craziness

Then they turned the sound on, and you could actually hear the heart beat.  I know we are early on but the Doc was optimistic so it breaths a sigh of relief into the situation.

Just like I have brought you along the ride for debt repayment and attempting to get my financial life in order, I hope to bring you through My Journey of a pregnant wife (scariness) and then raising our child!

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2 Cents April 27, 2010 - 9:59 am

Congratulations to you and your wife! All the best as you begin your journey.

FinEngr April 27, 2010 - 11:37 am

Hot dang! Congratulations!

Are you planning on reading financial books to your wife’s belly? 😉

Don April 27, 2010 - 1:44 pm

Congrats! (I know that’s a bit early, but it’s exciting news!

Kevin M April 27, 2010 - 1:39 pm

Congrats Evan, I look forward to reading about your newest journey.

My wife and I went through a miscarriage too (I can still remember the date of the Dr. appointment). But less than a year later we had our first child – he’ll turn 3 this summer. We are having our second in about 2 months and let me tell you I am just as scared now as I was for the first. But everything seems to work out. I never thought I was this patient, it is amazing how a child really does affect you. Enjoy the ride…and take lots of pics!

Mrs. Frugal April 27, 2010 - 2:01 pm

Congratulations to you both! I wish you both a very smooth pregnancy. We’re about to have our first in 3 weeks!

Mrs. Money April 27, 2010 - 3:50 pm

CONGRATS!!!! How exciting!! I am so happy for you!

Flexo April 27, 2010 - 5:55 pm

Congratulations, Evan!

LH April 27, 2010 - 7:27 pm

That’s terrific news! Very exciting 🙂

Mike April 27, 2010 - 8:38 pm

Congratulations Evan! That’s awesome news…you and your wife must be very happy.

Better start getting some extra sleep now while you can! 🙂

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Mike April 27, 2010 - 9:27 pm

Congratulations Evan.

Kristine April 28, 2010 - 9:17 am

Awesome news!! Congratulations Evan! 🙂 Enjoy this special time together!

Financial Samurai April 28, 2010 - 8:43 am

Oh wow, a very big congrats! I share your fear and hopes and wish you all the best!

How many weeks was that sonogram taken?

Simple in France April 28, 2010 - 9:30 am

Nice! Congratulations. And you know, pregnancy seems kid of full of strange and creepy terms like ‘yolk sack.’ I think you just have to go with it 😉

Mrs. Not Made of Money April 28, 2010 - 10:58 am

Congratulations! Hearing your baby’s heart beat is a fabulous experience isn’t it?

Beating Broke April 28, 2010 - 2:06 pm

Congratulations! It changes absolutely everything! Mostly for the better.

My wife and I have two now (and one we lost to miscarriage) and I wouldn’t trade them for anything

Aaron April 29, 2010 - 5:00 pm

I just saw. Congrats. Maybe that baby could grow up with a Southern accent?

LeanLifeCoach April 29, 2010 - 8:26 pm

Congrats Evan!!!!! I am so happy to hear the good news for your family and look forward to reading about how YOU are changing diapers and YOU are cleaning up baby barf.

Now just make sure you wife reads this! 🙂

Ryan May 8, 2010 - 11:15 pm



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