The boy and I are 36 weeks TODAY and it feels like one million.
I think things are moving along because there is a lot of pressure down there and I am feeling like he’s coming around the mountain any day now.
My hilarious coworkers are taking bets on the birth date. They are playing for bragging rights apparently. (Although several have bet for AFTER the due date and I’m like, AREYOUCRAZY?)
I’m feeling bigger this time around. Just all around bigger. The belly, the baby, the everything. I was looking back at this time around for Emma and Henry and I definitely look biggerish. I don’t know, you be the judge. Read More
WOAH. How are we already here? It seems like just yesterday I was finding out this little one was growing inside me and now we are on the final countdown.
I'm not going to lie, this has been a tough pregnancy. Physically, I am utterly exhausted. Emotionally, I am all over the place. While I cannot wait to meet this precious boy, I am overwhelmed at the thought of three (!!!) little lives needing me to love and nurture them.
Currently, I am about 33 and a half weeks along and almost into the last month of this. And boy oh boy can I feel it. Mostly, this baby beats me up with ninja kicks but the exhaustion and heart burn are just oh so lovely. And by lovely, I mean terrible.
I am starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel. We have most things ready for little man's arrival. And I've picked a name (still waiting on Paul's final OK). This month, although I am physically wiped, I want to focus on smothering Emma and Henry in attention and as much energy as I can muster.
Moms with three or more kids, GIVE ME ALL THE ADVICE. Please&thanks.
Now for what you came for, BUMPDATE PHOTOS. Read More
THIRD TRIMESTER, yay!
FINALLY, a wee bit of nesting going on here. I washed baby clothes and linens. BUUUT that's about it. I know I still need to do this and that but by the time the weekend rolls around, this tired mama wants to rest.
It will get done. Eventually. IF you feel so inclined, we have a registry over at Amazon for a few things we'll need in those early weeks.
And technically I am about 29 and a half weeks along, but alas, life happens and I couldn't post my 28 week photos last week. C'est la vie.
On the symptoms front, it's much of the same. I have killer heart burn, insomnia, and pelvic cramping. I broke down and order a maternity girdle and we'll see how that helps with the pelvic and back support. It's en route, I'll keep you posted. Read More
Henry turned two today. I cried two bucket-fulls, so right on track.
Our little boy is quite a spitfire. He is the opinionated, passionate, loving, stubborn, snuggly, contemplative, and we just love him oh so much. For his birthday, I brought cupcakes for sharing to his school and we shared a family meal this evening. I am just in awe at this person he is becoming. He is going to be a fantastic big brother.
I thank God for the gift of his life. Read More