#being knocked up
I forget: Do you know yet if your baby has convex or concave private parts?
I don’t. It’s going to be a surprise. Everyone, and I mean everyone, close friends to total strangers, is predicting boy. The only person going girl is my subconscious and Dude I Married.
Guys. Hvac guy is. Still. Here. I was supposed to go with my new mama friend Meg (old friend, new to being a mama) to the farmer’s market, but this guy is still. Here. Smoking in my backyard. Next to the open window.
"Women seem to fall into two camps about prospective motherhood: “I won’t change, I’ll just be me with a baby” and “Everything will change. Everything.” I fell into the former camp, but the heart of the problem is that neither statement has a chance of being accurate. You’re always going to just be you, but if having a kid doesn’t change you a little, you’re really taking your eye off the ball."
#being knocked up
#being knocked up
So in my 3rd trimester I’m starting to feel some unpleasant symptoms (acid reflux) probably due to the fact that my offspring will most likely be born with the Medley Brand Baby Toupee tm, like me. (See above.) I’m still not experiencing a lot of the negatives (no ligament pain, no braxton hicks, etc.) and I am grateful every day for whatever this experience brings.
I keep looking at my baby pictures, because in all of my baby dreams thus far GreyFox has been a girl, and blond-haired and blue-eyed, and I would like to dream of a baby that actually looks like it will. Given Dude I Married and my genetics, we are not having a blond baby.
I had a baby dream last night, that is naturally fading away.
A common theme in my baby dreams is a)very quick and painless birth but then b) sort of forgetting that I have now given birth and have a baby but also c) the baby is so chill and aware.
I’m very disappointed I was missing out on this other blog until now.
Eh. I just started it to keep track of my days without boring the stoned 14 year olds who are just here for the aurora pictures. Also, I am TERRIBLE at it. As in, I go a ombre dip dye my curtains and then take no progress shots or attempt to explain how it’s done in any way.
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While you’re waiting around, can you talk about your big craft project(s)?
I’m documenting the completed ones over on accidentalhomemaker.
I also have a half finished playmat, because I’ve always liked the commercial ones for very little babes’ back time, but wished they were a little bigger, and more padded, so I’m making my own. The base is done, but I changed my mind how I was attaching the arches and decided I need more fabric to cover the foam tubes, so I have to have time to go to Jersey to complete that.
The next project is really simple and I should have done it already, but I’m making covers for the changing pad. It’s just corners and elastic.
I also got a rocking chair off craig’s list that I’m going to recover and make throw pillows for. And a boppy. They seems to be hit or miss depending on how your babe nurses, but I neither want to spend $30 nor ask anyone else to for a pillow that may not get used. I need to get the official measurements for one though, because I drafted a pattern and wasn’t happy with the dimensions.
"Believing in feminism while picking your battles based on what you need to do to survive and thrive, is a paradox that characterizes modern feminism to me in so many ways."
Blargh. This is the third day in a row i’ve had to wait around for a service person and my landlord to show up. I got a call right as I was about to head out the door saying the HVAC guy was going to come at 10 and of course it’s 10:20 and he’s not here. I am accomplishing nothing because I can’t leave the house to run errands and I don’t want a big craft project out if there are people stomping through. Anyway. The last two days people have showed up smack in the middle of the day, so I can’t go out before (because I don’t know when they’re coming) and then the day is gone.
Taken by Ed Kreminski on July 24, 2014 @ Glacier Ridge MetroPark in Dublin, Ohio
At a local MetroPark I noticed clouds moving past the Sun. I saw some colors in the clouds surrounding the Sun. This iridescence was more easily visible reflecting off the surface of a pond.