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Boy or Girl?

When you are pregnant you get asked these two questions the most: When are you due? And: Do you know what you are having? The first question is easy. I am due on September 20. The second question is trickier. When I tell people that we are not finding out the gender they say the following:
1.     Oh, how wonderful! We did that too! It’s such a great surprise and no one really does that anymore these days. Guess we are old fashioned! 2.     Oh, I could not do that! I am a planner and I would have to get the nursery ready. HOW are you not finding out?? 3.     What do you want? A boy or a girl?
The second statement can be a little annoying (sorry to all my friends who have said this to me)! It is annoying because I am a planner! I like to know things in advance and cannot stand not knowing what is next. Just ask my husband. And also, I am getting my nursery ready. It will be gray and white. Simple and classic. And once the baby is born we will accent the room with blue or pink. See! We will …

This Is Real

I am officially in my 6th month of pregnancy. I really cannot believe it. My best friend, who is a Labor and Delivery nurse in Houston, just wished me a Happy "Viability Day" this past Saturday when I made 24 weeks. Which means I have reached the stage in my pregnancy where if anything were to happen and I were to have the baby early (God forbid) that the doctors and nurses would resuscitate. There is a level of comfort to that. Not that I would ever, in a million years, want the baby to come anywhere near this early. Goodness no. But if it did, there is a chance the baby would survive. I know I shouldn't even be thinking of something like this happening, but it is in my nature. It drives my husband nuts. I am constantly thinking of the worst case scenario, as if thinking of it protects me from it. I honestly think it is a protective measure, and not something I can really help. I do it in every aspect of my life. Prepare for the worst, hope for the best. However, despit…