18 Weeks: We picked the name!

by Elizabeth on December 24, 2013

First of all, Merry Christmas Eve! Enjoy your family, friends, food, and the festivities (you like that alliteration?) Not sure how I’m almost halfway through this pregnancy, but definitely no complaints! This will possibly be the least eventful pregnancy post you’ve ever read and I apologize for that since my blog normally keeps you at the edge of your seat begging for more. I’ve been feeling pretty good minus an occasional headache here and there. If that’s my biggest problem though I’d say I have it pretty easy!
I did manage a bump picture…

20131223-220318.jpg Baby girl is growing like a weed in there and is the size of a bell pepper. I feel her kick constantly and Joe even felt it the other night while we were lying in bed. Have I mentioned how much I love feeling her? I didn’t think so ;-) In other exciting news, WE PICKED A NAME!!!! Picking a name is so hard I feel like. I actually prayed quite a bit for a sign from God and sure enough, I got it. It’s the perfect name for her. From what it means, to where it came from in the Bible, to how it sounds, I don’t think I could love it any more. We plan on telling our families on Christmas morning so for today, it’s our little secret. I apologize, If you’re dying to know you can probably bribe it out of Noah with a choo choo train or taking him outside to play…. He actually wanted to name her Percy (from Thomas the Train) but I think the one we chose will grow on him eventually.
I apologize for what I’m sure is a post full of terrible grammar and horribly structured sentences. It’s after 10 pm so I should have been asleep three hours ago. Don’t forget to put out your cookies and milk for Santa tonight!

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1 Debbie @ DebRuns December 24, 2013 at 8:15 am

Love your baby bump, and can’t wait until you announce your little girl’s name!

I’m sure Noah is beside himself with excitement for Santa to come! Merry Christmas, Elizabeth, to you and your family!
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2 Nikki @ grab your kicks December 24, 2013 at 8:28 am

That’s so exciting!! I’m sure you guys picked a great name. Can’t wait to hear what it is! Have a great Christmas!
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3 karla @ finding my fit December 24, 2013 at 9:02 am

What a perfect baby bump! Have a blessed Christmas, can’t wait to hear what her name is going to be! :)
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4 Elizabeth @ Positive Change December 24, 2013 at 9:12 am

Such a cute baby bump! Have a wonderful Christmas with your family! Can’t wait to hear the name!


5 Katie @ running4cupcakes December 24, 2013 at 9:32 am

woo hoo – super cute bump pic and I can’t wait to hear the name. . . love that you are sharing with your family on Christmas – so special!! Merry Christmas!!
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6 Courtney @ Don't Blink. Just Run. December 24, 2013 at 9:42 am

Can’t wait to hear the name choice! Merry Christmas to you and your family!
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7 Ashley @ My Food N Fitness Diaries December 24, 2013 at 10:09 am

What a cute little bump! You’re a tease! ;) Can’t wait to hear the name! Merry Christmas my friend! xoxo
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8 D @ The Kosher Cave Girl December 24, 2013 at 10:43 am

You look so chic in your baby bump, picture. I don’t know how you do it, but you need to teach pregnant women everywhere your ways.

I’m with Noah, I think Percy is a super cute name. But I can’t wait to hear the one that you picked!!
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9 Rachel @ Undercover Diva: A Sitcom December 24, 2013 at 10:49 am

I hope you name her Rachel ;)
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10 Rachel @ Undercover Diva: A Sitcom December 24, 2013 at 10:49 am

And Merry Christmas! Sorry, got too caught up in plugging my name in there.
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11 Rachel Rinderknecht December 24, 2013 at 11:43 am

Your baby bump is so cute!
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12 Adriana @Laced Up With Lipstick December 24, 2013 at 11:50 am

You look adorable! Happy Christmas Eve and God bless you and your precious family!
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13 Kim December 25, 2013 at 1:20 am

I’m eager to hear the story behind the name. Can’t wait to hear about it!
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14 [email protected] December 31, 2013 at 4:10 pm

You are adorable!! Congrats on having such a wonderful pregnancy so far!:)


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