Wednesday, June 1, 2011

38 weeks!

OMG I'm having a baby!

A baby.

A tiny human being.

That I am responsible for. 

For-evah!

In two weeks (plus or minus) he will be here and I can't freakin' believe it. It's really starting to hit me that I am having a baby. I know that I am pregnant and at the end it produces a baby but I think it finally hit me that there is actually going to be a living, breathing, totally dependent baby. We have been in this countdown/waiting state for over 3 years now of "when we have a baby". Being pregnant has just been more dreaming, imagining, and planning on a baby. I don't know if this makes sense to anyone else but to me, I guess, I never really sat and thought about the fact that he is no longer a dream or a figment of my imagination. He's real and he is almost here. We are getting so stinkin' excited to meet him, I don't care how hard labor is going to be or how long. I know that with each pressure wave I am one step closer to meeting my son and that puts a smile on my face. Finally!

Last night The Captain was tyring so hard to convince him how nice it is outside of the womb and that we want to play with him and meet him. I think he had his hands over his ears cause it sure didn't make a difference. The Captain has really started to get more comfortable taking to my belly and playing with him, it's too bad it's near the end.

I'm having a baby. Oh my Gawd!

Best Moment of the week: Floating in the pool all day on Monday, it felt so good.

Epiphany of the week: I need to take a tour of the hospital or at least find out what door we have to go in.

Entertaining question/comment of the week: My cousin's prediction date is June 4 so she calls and leaves me a voice mail. "Tonight you will go for a long walk and have sex. Tomorrow morning you are to have sex. Tomorrow night repeat long walk and again have sex. You will repeat this until June 3rd cause you have 3 days to get that baby out of you so my prediction can be right!"

Obsessions: What does he look like? When am I going to get to meet him?

What I am most looking forward to this week: Friday's appointment. 
What I miss the most: Nothing really.

Symptoms: I can't wait for the swelling to go away. I have about reached my patience level with these cankles!

Milestones: Baby's now the size of a watermelon!
The last bits of vernix caseosa (the white goo keeping baby's skin moist) and lanugo (downy hair) are slowly shedding into your amniotic fluid. Baby's head is about the same circumference as his abdomen, and his head could be covered in an inch or so of hair. *Courtesy of TheBump.com

3 lovely notes from friends:

Amanda June 1, 2011 at 7:56 PM  

I know exactly how you feel right now because I felt the same way before our daughter was born. We had tried for almost 3 years to get pregnant, and by the time we had her it had been 3 years and 7 months since we had started trying for a baby. When she was born it was so unreal; it felt like a dream. That dream-like feeling lasted for the first month or more. It is such an amazing time! I can't wait to hear all about your first time of meeting him. It is seriously more amazing than anyone can even begin to describe!! I keep checking your blog in hopes that you have had him. Anyday now... I will be thinking of you!

Amanda

Katherine & Jesus June 2, 2011 at 9:55 AM  

So exctied for ya'll good luck, and we can't wait to see him too!

bundle#1 June 2, 2011 at 10:09 AM  

I hope these next two weeks fly by for you! After 2.5yrs of ttc I can say welcoming our daughter has been the most wonderful thing to happen to us. Being a mom is the best thing in the world. I can't wait to see photos!

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