Peace of Mind is All I Want...: September 2009

Peace of Mind is All I Want...

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Head down!

Woohoo! Little Man is officially head down!

I had a midwife appointment this morning - all is well. My glucose results are perfect, BP is right on and baby's heartbeat is in the 160s. The midwife felt for his position and was almost certain he was heading in the right direction but she confirmed with a quickie sonogram to be on the safe side and he's right where he's supposed to be. What a relief! Even if he flips again there's a greater chance of coaxing a baby back into the right position that has already BTDT.

I'm still coughing a bunch. Yuck. Hopefully by the end of the week I'll be back to normal.

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Sick, sick, sick

There's been a cloud hanging over our household the past weekish. First Audrey caught it - runny nose, low grade fever, coughing, no appetite. Then she felt better but passed it onto me. Same symptoms, minus the fever with a little more coughing. I'm coming out of the clouds now but am still feeling like I've been hit by a bus. Luckily daycare was able to take Audrey Monday and Tuesday (our usual off days) and I was able to get some sleep otherwise I don't know how I'd be feeling right now! I'm still hoping Todd avoids catching this this. He's the biggest sissy ever when he has a cold. The temptation to off him might prove to be too strong :-P

Aside from that, things are....interesting. Audrey has been moodier than usual, most likely due to her cold. She's been all about the drama of everything, especially between 5 - 6 PM and right before bedtime. Her food intake hasn't been great and what we have been feeding her hasn't been as balanced as it could be. I'm looking forward to a trip to the grocery store on Sunday to restock the fridge/pantry and to see how things go after that.

I'm becoming more and more aware of how life is going to change in a few months. My heart hurts when I think about our morning routine changing. I selfishly want to keep everything just the way it is and fit baby boy into an existing situation but I'm pretty sure that's just not realistic.

I'm terrified, I really am. What if Audrey thinks I don't love her as much anymore. Am I cheating the baby out of having my fill attention the way Audrey did? Is this a horrible mistake? I hate to borrow trouble but these are the things that keep me awake at night. I feel him moving and pressing against my stomach and I worry about how this one little baby is going to set into a motion a crazy chain of events.

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Third trimester

Life has been crazy this past month. Our annual convention for work was this week - it was great but I'm glad it's over.

A few updates:

* I survived 3 nights away from Audrey. It wasn't as awful as I feared but I was desperate to get home to her on Tuesday. She had a blast with Grandma and Grandma had a blast with her.

* Had my gestational diabetes test yesterday. Cross your fingers that everything is okay.

* We have a few more things to check off of our to do list for baby boy but all in all things are coming together nicely.

* I think he has a name. Maybe. Probably.