Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Whoops! Happy New Year guys!

Sorry about my month long blog hiatus. To keep it completely real, after thanksgiving I took two belly pictures and promptly deleted them because I am vain, then we came to Arkansas for a couple of weeks. I loved getting to see you guys and had a wonderful holiday. I think all of that great southern food and hearing things aside from how huge I was (maybe I ranted enough that everyone was scared to tell me if I was huge) did me some real good.

We got back on the evening of the 29th, and David and I went to our local Japanese hibachi place for our third year anniversary. We also spent some time finding bins and baskets and shelves to help us organize the (much appreciated) baby loot that keeps rolling through the door. He isn't even here yet and he has more clothes, shoes, and space than David and I have I think!

Then for New Years Eve we hung out with some friends and had pizza rolls and sushi and sparkling apple cider ( I did anyway) and watched the ball drop. Since I stayed up until one or so, I slept most of the next day. My new year's resolutions are as follows:

1. Have a baby.
2. Name him something.
3. Accept help when someone offers.
4. Adjust to new life as best as I can

Anything beyond those are far too ambitious. I'm sure I'll make enough mistakes as a new mother that I won't need the extra guilt of not losing the baby weight in 4 weeks and having an all natural birth and keep house spotless and whatnot. My priorities are have a named baby and figure the rest out as I go.

Finally, my belly gets in the way when I bend over or try to roll over in bed. That's all I have to say about that.

I do feel him kicking all the time now, which is cool and especially funny if I'm holding another kid on top of the belly. For the super curious, I have gained about 10 pounds so far, or twelve if you count the two I lost during my first trimester. I weighed myself after my 3 Christmas dinners and I had gained almost six pounds. Yikes.


Anonymous said...

nicki you look sooooo cute and 10 to 12 pounds is not much we miss you guys so much already. keep the updates comming lots of love

your sister said...

you do look adorable and I am so glad I got to see you and spend some time with you and Dave. I will be visiting soon (after the baby comes.) I love you guys so much!!!