Tuesday, July 12, 2011


Sorry no belly shot. I just keep forgetting. I am nearly 35 weeks. Not feeling any rush for this baby to come as her room is still a shambles. I did get all clothes, blankets, burp cloths, and bibs washed and put away last week. However, the crib is still actually a toddler bed. There's a massive stockpile of diapers in the corner (should last us 3 weeks at least lol). The walker is shoved on top of the swing because we're not quite sure what to do with either one yet. But the bassinet is ready so she'll have somewhere to sleep at least.

EK says I seem more relaxed with this pregnancy than with the last one. Ace's pregnancy is a bit hard to remember honestly, but I believe her. I am choosing not to stress out about all the things I can't control right now. That list is pretty frickin long at the moment. Ha ha Friday I fainted while by myself at a store. Luckily lots of people were around so I didn't hit the ground. The hospital staff checked me out and I'm okay, but I have been having sporadic dizziness since then, so my husband put his foot down (wisely) and restricted my solo outings. Standing up for more than ten minutes is hard for me right now! Do you have any idea how much that sucks? And how inconvenient it is to not go anywhere by myself? But of course Dh is right. It's not like the kids could catch me if I started to go down at Wal-Mart. I went with the kids to the library and McD's today, but I figured that was okay because I sit down pretty much the whole time at both those places.

I've reached that stage of pregnancy where you really have to slow down a lot. Either it makes it crazy or you give in to it. Me, I've given it to it. I've been knitting a lot since I've been sitting a lot. I just finished a small shawl/big scarf (I call it a shawlette), that I'm blocking right now. I'll post a pic of it later. I made a really freaking cute dress for the baby that will fit her around 3-6 months. (Again, pic later.) But in the past week, I've mostly been making dishcloths because that suits the sloooow brain processes I am capable of recently.

Dh sold his motorcycle a few weeks ago; he's decided to focus on fishing. He sold two boats and bought one. Confused? Yes, it makes me dizzy too. Whatever, I am happy he has finally focused his efforts and resources. And that there is only boat parked on the side of our house now. BUT the point of all this is that with the sale of the motorcycle we agreed we could each have some spending money (most of the money is going toward a big payment on his truck), so last week I ordered a Silhouette SD! It arrived last Friday (the fainting day) so I didn't get to play with it til the next day, but oh baby, me and that thing are gonna have fun together! Even Dh was impressed with all the cool things I can make with it. He asked me for some bright ribbon to tie on his suitcases for a little trip he took. I said, If you had given me some warning, I could have made you some awesome laminated luggage tags! ha ha (Yes I have a laminator too, I got it off Amazon when it was on craaaazy sale.) In fact, even in my dreams I have been planning cool projects. But that is partially due to pregnancy I'm sure. It's a little exhausting to dream of crafting, I find. The projects never make sense once I am awake. Ha ha


Cassie said...

Holy cow, how scary that you fainted! I'm so glad you're okay. I can't believe you're already so far along. Only 5 weeks to go. That's just unreal.

Margaret said...

Oh no! So sorry to hear about your fainting spell. I hope you are feeling ok now and are taking it easy (easier said than done!). We are all thinking of you and praying that the next five weeks go smoothly for you and your little one. (And I can't believe you are 35 weeks already!). I'd love to see the shawlette and little dress you made! Which reminds me, I need to go shopping for a gift for a certain little baby girl (and her mummy!) due soon! Really excited for you and wishing you all the best in the coming weeks...

Christy said...

I was reading through some of my archives and clicked over to see if you were still blogging. To my surprise, I seen that you were pregnant with baby #3. I am also pregnant with #3, and I think we are even due the same week!