Babymoon

Sitting on the airplane on the way home from our trip to Hawaii, our last vacation until the arrival of the little ones. The week started off with two days of pouring down rain, not exactly what we thought we would be experiencing since we had left rainy Seattle in hopes of an arrival in sunny Hawaii, but it finally let up and we were able to enjoy the warm Hawaiian sun and managed to squeeze in a couple of beach days. We usually spend three hours at the beach with our books tossing from our backs to our fronts, but I had to either sit or lay somewhat uncomfortably on my back and I felt like I was overheating, so our usual beach days turned into about a hour before it was time to pack up and go back to the hotel.

Hilton Waikoloa Village
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Kua Bay
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The real highlight of the trip was finally feeling flutters from the babies on the last couple days of the trip. I've heard feeling the baby move can feel anywhere from a butterfly to gas to poop rolling through your intestine. Luckily I've been feeling the butterfly variety!

Hubby and I had a fun time thinking about what vacation will be like in the future (although, we are realistic and know that vacationing with small children will not always be fun!) and pointing out little ones and guessing their ages. Hubby is a European blend, while I'm half Chinese and half Japanese, so it was always interesting to see other A-W (an acronym among our friends who are Asian-White mix) couples to think about what our future children might look like.

Sunset on our last night

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Tomorrow will be a day to play catch-up on laundry, grocery shopping, and household stuff before going back to work on Monday. We are both anxiously awaiting Thursday, another OB appointment that Hubby will be able to make it to and hoping that our OB will be able to tell us genders when she does the ultrasound.

I just finished reading What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty, I thought it was a good read, parts of it made me sad as I know how much infertility hurts, I think often of my friends in my daily life and my blog life that are still struggling with infertility and my heart goes out to them. My pregnancy is truly a blessing and I hope every day that the little ones are growing healthy and strong.

xoxo

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11 thoughts on “Babymoon

  1. I love that you embrace traveling! You’ll do great when the babes come too. Keep traveling when they get here. Its really not that hard if you just dive in. I just got home from a 5 day trip to Chicago (6 hours each way) solo parenting the boys. It was a snap!

    I can’t wait to find out what you’re having!!!!

    • We love to travel, I can’t imagine not traveling. You are a ROCKSTAR to travel with both of the boys solo and have it go so seamlessly! I hope the little ones cooperate so we can find out their genders!

  2. Oh man, I have vacation envy. Hawaii looks blissful! So glad you two were able to get away for a while and enjoy each other before the babies make their appearance. And yay on feeling movement! I’m so looking forward to this, and I hope it’s right around the corner for us, too. Looking forward to hearing what you’re having!

  3. Hi! I’ve just found your blog – I also have thyroid problems (specifically Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis), I did IVF and I also have twins – now 8 months old. It’s a very exciting journey you’re on – I wish you all the best! I look forward to reading more!

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