2016 was clearly all about the baby bump.
Jimmy continued his health and fitness commitment: playing lacrosse at least twice a week, going to the gym almost daily, and using the 5×5 weight lifting program. He went hunting a few times and got one deer. He continued growing the National Harbor branch of his company as the Geotechnical Department Manager.
Honestly, I don’t remember what I did pre-pregnancy. I know I continued pure barre. I chopped my hair off. I’m sure there were lots of brunches and wine nights with my friends. Then, positive pregnancy test and my whole world changed 🙂 Oh, in June I went to Smith Mountain Lake for our annual Girls Wine Weekend trip. Obviously I was drinking all the seltzers and none of the wine, but didn’t matter, I had a blast! I was spoiled at an amazing baby shower in October. I turned 30 in November.
We (Ingrid & Jimmy)
January 2016 – we had an amazing time enjoying the Blizzard of 2016 when it snowed for basically a day straight.
February – we went to the boat show in Annapolis.
March – We took a spring break to the Penthouse to use up Jimmy’s “use it or lose it” leave. We also got to go celebrate our wonderful friends’ Keli & Mike’s at their wedding. Congratulations Keli & Mike!
April – April started rougher. A HUGE tree fell on the house my grandmother owned that Kurt and Kate were currently living in. But then, we got to go celebrate another wonderful couple and see their engagement at the spring game in Blacksburg 🙂 Congratulations Meredith & Ryan!
May – We went to the Outer Banks with friends.
June – We found out we’re having a Baby!
July – We went on our annual beach trip to SC.
August – We told my extended family about Baby at a house warming party Kurt & Kate threw.
September – We found out we’re having a son. We celebrated our 4th wedding anniversary.
We went to Blacksburg for Homecoming weekend.
October – we went apple picking.
Looking to 2017
Obviously 2017 is Baby year. So, we’ll mainly work on becoming first time parents this year. We also want to do the following:
- Ingrid: lose the baby weight! (I’m already obsessing just because I want to feel and look like me again, and I want to fit in my cute clothes that I miss).
- Trips: Penthouse, Blacksburg for a game (and bring Baby), Richmond for Meredith & Ryan’s wedding, Atlanta for Petey & Danielle’s wedding, lots of Cottage trips – Baby has his own crib & changing table there
- Jimmy – wants to continue lacrosse & shooting, possibly join a hunting “lease”