Sunday, November 27, 2011

Blood, holidays and countdown!

Through a series of unfortunate events, I ended up getting up with Scott everyday for the last 3 days. And he's been waking up before sunrise.

Also, I'm running on day 2 of an off and on nose bleed. It's gross and I don't like it. In fact, I woke up congested, but it turns out that all of the congestion was blood, not mucus.

But I have 99 days to my due date! Crazy.

Thanksgiving went really well. Scott ate everything that there was to eat, liked most of it and was pretty good about staying out of the kitchen. He was a little freaked out to wake up from his nap with people here, but he mostly got over it. He had fun playing with the almost 3 year old that was here, and actually seemed to like interacting with the 6 month old too. I like that daycare is teaching him about other kids.

Meanwhile, the christmas elves have transformed our house this weekend and Scott is also doing really well with the tree. He's interested in it, but he's pretty good about not trying to pull any ornaments off. I loaded all the plastic ones at the bottom, so if he does get one off, it shouldn't be too bad.

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Two Boys!

It's a boy!!

While this is great news for Scott (because let's face it, two boys stand a better chance of being really good friends than a boy and a girl do), I have been a little bummed about not having a girl too. Oh well, I'll get over it.

Or rather, I think I got over it. Why? Because yesterday Scott and I were at Disneyland (yes, again!!) and we walked by the name art booth. I was lamenting the fact that I'd never have a little girl to buy name art for, and then it dawned on me... I'm going to have two boys who will presumably want to do things for MOMMY! I have years of birthdays, mother's days, christmases, where my kids can get that kind of thing for me. It's certainly different, but I can still get to experience some of the things I would have liked to do for my little girl, only I'll be on the receiving end. I get to be the family princess forever :) That's cool.

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

The last 24 hours have been a reminder why many people choose to space their children farther apart than we have decided to.

2 bloody noses
1 delayed nap (makes it hard to eat lunch when the child is still awake)
First time going to a restaurant and partaking in "kids eat free"... that was a good thing
1 family trip to the grocery store that we were all too tired to make
Roughly 10 hours of bickering with my also exhausted hubby
5 hours of sleep?
Getting puked on in the middle of the night
A few braxton hicks contractions

Basically, it comes down to the fact that our house is trashed, but we're both too tired to really fix it. I tried yesterday during nap time, but tidying house involves a lot of bending over and that's getting increasingly less comfortable, so I could only manage it for like 30 minutes. So we had a very tired fight about getting the house clean, managed to clean a little and then stayed up too late reading (I'm not really sure why on the last one). Then Scott was his usual needy self overnight, but we were both feeling entitled so neither of us really took the lead on tending to him. Then after about 45-60 minutes (don't have a clock in the bedroom so that I don't know how long it's been) of being awake around 1am, I got puked on. Scott fell asleep shortly after, but I still had to deal with changing my PJs, washing my arm, and changing my pillow case. It was just gross. And of course Scott woke up like an hour earlier than normal, so I got up too.

I'm having a rough day.

4 months to go. I don't expect this to get any easier.