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    crazy bike girl msincredible's Avatar
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    Taking a break from epic climbs/descents

    For several months, I'm just sticking to easier and safer rolling hills for a while.

    After that I'm might try training with some added weight.















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    Yay, Paula! Congrats!

    PM me if you need any help / recommendations for the little one. (I'm a new daddy)

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    Woo Hoo!!! Congratulations, Paula! You're in for the ride of your life!

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    congrats!

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    Paula - that's awesome! Huge congrats to both of you and welcome to the best ride of your life!


    edit: awe shoot, duplicated Alan's corny line. Oh well, see what happens to your cognitive functions after you have kids?

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    Congrats! (but none for you, of course)

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    Congratulations!!!

    What wonderful news!

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    Woohoo! Congratulations. I'm so happy for you.

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    Best with child announcement ever! Congratulations.
    Mrs. Oldstrong and I are very happy for you, you will love being a mom. Kids are game changers but in a kind of super awesome way.

    Yeah!
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    Wheres my snuggie? taxi777's Avatar
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    Yeah! congratulations!...Now the question is...do you know what bike you have to pick out for the little one? WSD, or a blue bike?

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    Are you going to name it Jack-Jack? Congrats!

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    Congratulations!

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    Quote Originally Posted by msincredible View Post
    For several months, I'm just sticking to easier and safer rolling hills for a while.

    After that I'm might try training with some added weight.

    Congratulations!
    "Poor Reverend Hamilton! He worked so hard, got a mountain named after him and now all anyone wants to do is complain about his backside!" Overheard while climbing Mt. Hamilton

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    YAY! Let me know if you need trailer buying advice.
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    Oooh, ooh, I have a Co-Pilot baby seat for ya. With the rack. will PM you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lanceoldstrong View Post
    Best with child announcement ever! Congratulations.
    Mrs. Oldstrong and I are very happy for you, you will love being a mom. Kids are game changers but in a kind of super awesome way.

    Yeah!
    Chris and I agree. Congrats!
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    Congratulations!
    I see hills.... Bring them on!!!
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    WoW Paula! congrats! maybe the next Lance or Brooke Miller.

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    Thanks everyone for all the support and offers of help and advice.

    Quote Originally Posted by taxi777 View Post
    Yeah! congratulations!...Now the question is...do you know what bike you have to pick out for the little one? WSD, or a blue bike?
    No ideas yet. I'm at 11 weeks, official due date is July 29. I'd be ok with not finding out but I think MrI will want to.
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    Wheres my snuggie? taxi777's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by msincredible View Post
    Thanks everyone for all the support and offers of help and advice.





    No ideas yet. I'm at 11 weeks, official due date is July 29. I'd be ok with not finding out but I think MrI will want to.
    Either way I'm sure it will be "Incredible"! We're all waiting for the hatchling!

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    2 weeks of business travel made it hard for me to update.

    I'm at 13.5 weeks now.

    Here's the ultrasound from 11.5 weeks, everything looks good so far.



    Just for comparison, here was the one at 7.5 weeks - what a difference 4 weeks makes!



    I do have a little bump now but my clothes are still hiding it so far.

    Here I am dressed up for my concert at 12 weeks:



    Starting to feel a little better now I'm in the second trimester, nausea is down and energy levels are coming back up.
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    Beautiful.

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    Hey, I can see the family resemblance in the ultrasound pics!

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    How did I miss the earlier post?

    Congrats!

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    Strong legs - probably a sprinter!
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