With the Baby Showers One and Two out of the way, I was so excited to do a little shopping myself! As I have said previously, I didn’t want to make any purchases until post Baby Showers, because who knows what wonderful gifts Baby and I would receive? There wasn’t much of anything left that… Continue reading Pregnancy Week Thirty-Six and Final Baby Purchases
This week family threw me a baby shower and it was a blast! I enjoyed seeing my family and long-time family friends. We ate food, mingled, and played lots of games: guess the flavor of baby food, pin a pacifier on baby face poster, don’t say “baby”, write a note to baby, color a baby block, guess how many candies in a jar, and guess how big my waist is with string.
As a part of my birth class requirements I visited a La Leche League meeting: an organization that meets to discuss and encourage women in their pursuit to breastfeed. I was impressed…
Last week I mentioned we had some strange moisture problems that encouraged mold growth. We have some speculations, but it’s scary not really knowing why the mold came and therefore how to prevent it from coming back.
In the past few weeks, two people have offered to throw me baby showers, which means I have been busy making a baby registry. Quite the task! A looming question remains, “What Diapers!?!” Maybe for some this is the easy part to check off their list, but you see… we’re thinking of doing cloth. Husband and his three siblings were all raised on cloth diapers, so Husband was confident we needed to do cloth. I’ve always been intrigued by cloth diapers, and the more I look into them the more I like what they have to offer…
It’s been two weeks now of Husband being sick with a cold. We’ve heard more and more people mention they currently have, or have had something similar. It lasts forever and changes between sore throat, lack of a voice, cough, congestion, and fatigue, with each day being different. We thought he was over it a few times and then it came back the next day!
I looked in the mirror for the first time in a few weeks and I did not recognize my body. “That’s not me, is it?” I thought, “I look so pregnant now! Am I really that huge?”