^^Woah! A different shirt!
How far along? 39 weeks
Maternity clothes? Yerp a derp
Best moment this week: Taking Evelyn to the splash pad was a lot of fun..except that it was a little uncomfortable for me to move and whatnot but that’s a daily struggle.
^^I know she doesn’t look happy but she was having a blast.
I loved having my sister over this weekend. She came ready to help when the baby decided to make his appearance, which of course he still hasn’t but she helped a lot with Evelyn and with cleaning and she’s also just good company. I wish she’d just come stay with us already. (She’s planning to once my parents get here in a few weeks.)
Miss anything? Comfort. I seriously can’t remember what that’s like. I miss wanting to do my hair and makeup. Standing that long in front of the mirror makes me want to pass out. I miss wearing normal clothes that don’t feel like they’re trying to strangle me and wearing heels without being seriously concerned that I will trip at any moment. I miss not being pregnant.
Movement: lots and lots of rolling and shifting. Hopefully getting in a good birthing position.
Food cravings: watermelon mostly.
Anything making you queasy or sick: the thought of eggs.
Worst symptom: all the aches and pains. Sleeping is so miserable and it makes me so sad.
Have you started to show yet: and then some.
Gender: It’s a boy!
Belly Button in or out? Out.
Wedding rings on or off? Off.
Happy or Moody most of the time: pretty moody. I’ve grown pretty impatient.
Looking forward to: putting aside the whole meeting my baby thing, I’m looking forward to seeing how Evelyn interacts with him. And I’m looking forward to doing all those things I said I miss above. And completely aside from that I’m super excited to start working on some house projects!
The problem with being so certain that your baby will come early is that when he doesn’t come early, you already feel like you’re late. Oh why oh why have I done this to myself?? I’ve made myself miserable for absolutely no reason. And I was working so hard to get everything ready for his arrival that now it’s all ready and has been ready and I don’t know what to do with myself. And since I’m having a home birth, I really want the house to be clean when the time comes and I’m tired of making the house perfectly clean and orderly only for him to stay put. Maybe if I let the house become a pig-sty he’ll decide to show up.
In other news, we scored some more great used furniture and I just can’t wait to give it my own personal touch. I’ve been looking for an antique buffet to be our TV table and we finally found one for a great price. Still not sure how I want to finish it though. We also found this great cabinet that we don’t exactly have a place for yet.
But I’m sure Evelyn’s favorite garage sale find was her new power wheels car. We all (me, Chris, and my sister Madeleine) agreed that we wanted one as kids and we should make her little dreams come true. Dreams she didn’t even have yet.
Now dear friends and blog readers, please send good thoughts and prayers my way that this will be the last weekly pregnancy update I do.