I was so beside myself when we left for dinner on Saturday and I realized a) I was sans iPod and b) I hadn't checked the updated food counterpart for Kalya this week. It would turn out that this week my disappointment was totally unfounded, as she is now the size of... a spaghetti squash? Seriously? That's the best thing they could come up with? What a let down.
Aside from that bummer of a moment, it was a good weekend. We had dinner at a restaurant in Kennett Square on Saturday evening. They specialize in wild game. It was a cool place, I just wish I'd felt as though I had the stomach to try something other than fillet tips on a salad. Unfortunately, wild meat is typically so lean, they don't like to cook it past medium rare. That normally would be fine for me, but for Kayla's sake, I should be eating everything fairly well done. Of course, I wasn't the only one eating my meal well done that evening...
CONGRATS to Adam and Kristen who are now 6 1/2 weeks pregnant with their first baby together! I just know that Trevor is going to be a fantastic big brother, and I am so excited that Kayla will have already have a friend who is only 3 months younger than she is! Wishing you guys a happy and healthy 9 months (or 38 - 39 weeks as the case may be)!
With all the excitement and craziness going on, we were able to relax on Sunday, which is good. The little aches and pains are starting to ramp up now, and I had a really hard time sleeping last night. I woke up every few hours to roll onto my other side, which is a feat to accomplish now (I have to take it pretty slow in order to avoid pulling something or causing myself additional pelvic/round ligament pain). Add in the fact that I was wrapped around a body pillow and trying my hardest to keep that in between my knees all night, and it makes for a lot of tossing and turning and not a whole lot of shut eye. I actually stayed in bed for two snooze alarms this morning; the first time I hit the snooze button at all in quite a while.
Yet they keep telling me that this is the stuff I will forget as soon as she's born. ;-)
While I'm thinking of it, a HUGE thank you to my dad and step mom who delivered the dresser/changing table on Thursday. Kayla's room is now all furnished (thank goodness, because nothing else larger than a baby or her clothing will FIT in that room now!) and ready for the rest of the fun stuff to arrive! It was all I could do to keep from going crazy and buying all kinds of stuff on Saturday morning when we went to Babies R Us, but I know I need to be patient and wait until after the shower to go too crazy.
One thing I do really have it lodged in my head that I want to buy (besides SOMETHING to put on the walls in her room) is a book for tracking baby's firsts. I found the cutest handmade, ribbon bound, fabric covered ones made by a company in New England, but I just can't bring myself to spend this kind of money for this. I present to you, the Baby's First Book by Rag and Bone Bindery. They have so many beautiful cover designs, I don't know if I could choose just one anyway. But no matter how many other ones I see, I keep going back to this one and a matching brag book to carry with me. I'm hoping a trip to the Flower and Craft Warehouse to see what they have in stock will cure this itch.
We have another busy week in front of us now, but I will be sure to check in after my 22 week appointment on Wednesday. It's so hard to believe that I will only have one more "monthly" appointment after this one and then I will start going every 2 weeks. Time really does fly! It's hard to believe that Wednesday will mark 5 months down and 4 to go.