Monday, December 27, 2010

It's A BOY....Or Maybe a GIRL....Darn...What did the Tech say? (Part 3-The Final Chapter)

Meanwhile back at the ranch...oh wait, wrong genre!

We didn't have to wait long in the waiting room. My parents stayed there while our little herd of 5 children and my wife and I followed the tech to the room. She counted the children we had and we laughed about hoping that it was a girl (seeing as we have 1 girl and 4 boys). She asked some basic information questions and then got started. She started by looking at the head and chest. This whole time my anxiety knot is growing. From what I could see everything looked good. I mean there wasn't three legs or four arms or anything! She asked if we wanted to know the sex of the baby and both my wife and I said "YES!". She laughed at us. She kept looking and taking pictures. The baby wasn't cooperating with the tech and she really couldn't tell. We were a little bummed out!

Crappy ending huh! Well, good, because that isn't the end!

She kept trying. She finally said she thought that it is a girl, but she couldn't get a good shot. I asked her if I needed my 80% Girl, 20% Boy badge for school. She laughed...

This is a great moment to take a break and tell you that I got all three of my grades posted today for my last semester! I am happy to report that I WILL be getting reimbursed and that I am very pleased with my grades. I got a 96% on my final paper (YEE-HAW)...anyways, I digress yet again.

And now...back to our regularly scheduled story...

The kids were getting anxious for a final verdict. She kept checking and checking. I finally had to point blank ask her if she was certain about the sex or not. She said that she was and that it is a...

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Okay...what she said made my boys sad and my little girl dance with JOY!

We are having a GIRL! We are SO very excited! My oldest son was almost in tears, but he recovered quickly. We are excited to end the Hughes clan with a little girl! As far as names go, we have a few picked out, but those are for another day and post.

So, start buying us pink things! :)

It is nice to have one less thing to worry about with the ultrasound done.

There, now you know! :)



  1. AHHHHH! John, that was torture! :) But, yay!!!! Can you hear the Manning family cheering? Congratulations! We are so excited for you!

  2. Baby names? Here's a few to get you started off:


    You're welcome in advance...

  3. WAHOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!! How exciting! I can't wait to meet her! Love you guys! ;)

  4. I am so excited for you! I will buy something pink with a Pink Bow. How exciting. Love you guys...

  5. AWESOME!!!! How wonderful! I am so excited for you guys!! That is such a wonderful blessing!

  6. Congrats! Can't wait to see the pictures of your little girl.

  7. Congrats!!! I am so exctied! (She is going to be so spoiled!) LOLOL! (Also congrats on your grades!)
    Love and miss you guys!

  8. Congratulations! It sounds like things are going so well for you guys. I'm glad to hear it.


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