Friday, April 4, 2014

27 weeks.


  And just like that, we're at the end of the second trimester. After going through it, I have to completely agree with all the rumors about how wonderful this part of pregnancy is. I was so, so nauseous for my entire first trimester. Like, barely making it through the days nauseous. But these last few months have fully redeemed that and I don't even remember how miserable I really was! I am feeling really great and a little baffled that in ten weeks I'll be full-term. Cross your fingers with me that the third trimester treats me as well as the second has??
  We've also been crossing things off our to-do list like crazy. We're done registering, baby boy's quilt is made, we have his furniture set up, shower invites have been sent out {by my fabulous sisters!} and we're on the verge of picking a pediatrician {that is weird to even type out...}. We're also this close to finishing up baby boy's nursery. We have plans for a fun painting project this weekend and I have some prints to hang above the crib. Other than that, we're pretty much done {you know, minus all the actual baby essentials like diapers and clothes and a changing pad}. We're on the hunt for some sort of rocking chair/glider, but we may forego that all together since splurging on one seems a bit frivolous right now and I don't have the patience to scour Craigslist and yard sales.
   I think I've mentioned it before, but I have a handful of really close friends that are also expecting their first little ones in the next few months. And it is so much fun to go through pregnancy and baby planning with them! Between three college friends, my bff since kindergarten, two sweet friends in my cooking club {two of us basically have the same due date!}, and a favorite blog friend- babies are everywhere! I'm {selfishly} having tons of fun putting together gifts and packages for them all and having close girlfriends to chat about pregnancy with. But on that note, I've also been thinking a lot about our first pregnancy lately. Lots of mixed emotions and reflections and heartache for friends who have and are experiencing the sting of miscarriage right now. Maybe a post on pregnancy after miscarriage someday?

1 comment:

Ashley Sanderson said...

I found your blog through pinterest and I'm so glad I did! You are a few weeks ahead of me and we have a similar story! I'm also writing "letters to baby" every week and your letter this week sounds like one of mine. We lost our 1st baby as well and I always wonder about how I will never have them both. It was so nice to read your letter and hear the exact same feelings I am having. I hope you enjoy the rest of your pregnancy!