I always wanted one of those fancy pregnancy photo sessions. You know the ones – momma looks lovingly down at her belly, warmly flanked by the one-hand-above-one-hand-below-look-at-ma-belly pose as clouds float overhead. Those pictures are so beautiful – extraordinary even. They capture the beauty of a swelling belly, a glowing mother, a proud papa…By the … Continue reading Ordinary
I suppose if I had to describe my emotional state, I would liken it to a post-game-teen-boy's-tube sock being spun around in celebration above said teen's head after a big win. The sock whips around, up, and down, like my hormones over the last few days. Oh yeah. And it STINKS. Allow me to explain. … Continue reading Incredulous Tip #9: Those hormones they talk about? You know the ones that turn pregnant women into beasts? They exist. Prepare yourself.
Wow! I can't believe it's been so long since I've had a chance to update. In a way, typing this, I feel good about it because I'm down to only three weeks left. Three weeks! Yaaaahoooo! The power surge from the big storm blew our internet battery thingy, but Frontier came today, and we're back … Continue reading Incredulous Tip #8: Face your fear by rocking it to sleep while admiring its tiny toes.
Today at work: Cleaning lady: "Boy you look like you're about to pop anytime! When's the baby due?" (I get tired of saying the date all the time, so I pull out my back-pocket response) Me: "I have about six weeks left." (Cleaning lady arranges her face into the best combo of pity, disgust, and … Continue reading Incredulous Tip #7: A good stretch isn’t always good.