It was hard to come up with a suitable title for this post, so ‘Baby Daze’ will have to suffice as it kind of summarizes what I am feeling these days.
Less than 10 Weeks to Go!
It is now week 31 of my pregnancy and I can feel that I nearing the home stretch. With 64 days to go [not like I am counting or anything], I am finally seeing the light at end of the tunnel. I remember looking forward to this time when I found out in November and it seemed so far away, but it is now here and it is not as hard as I had envisioned it to be [knock on wood that it remains that way.] I mean, yes, I have aches and pains in places that I never thought possible and yes, the baby wakes me up kicking and punching, but there is an immense joy to it all that is hard to explain and put into words.
In all honesty, I think the severe morning sickness, day in and day out during the first trimester, mentally prepared me for the worst and that is why it is not so hard these days. Also, my husband has been picking up the slack and doing my chores around the house as well as his own, so I can rest more – yes, he brings new meaning to the word ‘awesomeness.’
Sorry, but not Sorry!
I know I have been neglecting my blog again lately, but we have been full steam ahead preparing the nursery and buying everything we need for our little guy when he arrives. I still can’t believe how tiny the clothes are for a newborn – they are just too cute! ♥ ♥
And with most of the baby stuff ready, I have been working on the editing of my memoir. I am going to use these next weeks to my advantage as there won’t be much time for doing this stuff when the baby arrives.
An Apple a Day…
apparently equates to whiter skin!?!?
Yes, I am eating an apple a day, which I am sure would put a smile on my Taiwanese mother-in-law’s face. According to her and my sister-in-law, if you eat an apple a day, your baby will have whiter skin. Now, of course I don’t believe it, and like my brother-in-law said ‘It is pure nonsense,’ but the apples at Costco are delicious and my absolute favorite!!
As for little Baby C, he is now weighing in at 1.32 KG [about 2.9 lbs] – well, he was a little over a week ago and is in the 50th percentile for this age [about average]. His head now measures 7.6 cm from ear to ear [it should be around 9 cm at the 40 week mark.]
He is also very good at playing hide-and-seek. The second last time he had his face covered with his hands and during last appointment, he was doing some serious yoga poses by covering his little face with his feet – leading me to believe that he may be a bit of a show-off like his dad [I know you are laughing when you are reading this, dear husband.]
Some Serious Cravings…!!
I have heard of pregnant woman craving sweet things, crunchy things, sour things, etc. As for my craving of choice, it comes in squares or cubes and the best part about my craving, it has zero calories – yes, I am taking about good old frozen H2O. I have been drinking so much ice water these days, probably enough to form my own little pond. And when our fridge’s ice maker stopped making it last weekend, I went through withdrawal. Luckily, a crisis was adverted when my husband figured out how to fix the problem and had it back up and running and making ice is less than a day.
I guess that is about it for now. I plan to write more posts in the coming weeks and share more pictures. Until then, I hope you enjoyed the photos of the cute baby clothes included in this article! 🙂