I’m in the home stretch! With about 5-6 weeks to go, I’m almost at the end of my pregnancy. I can barely believe how quickly time is flying!
Kicking Up a Storm
One of my favorite parts of being pregnant has been feeling my little baby kick up a storm. He kicks, punches, does somersaults, squirms and once in a while, he tires himself out and has a little snooze. He regularly gets hiccups, but fortunately, they never last too long. I’m fascinated by the movement I can feel and see in my pregnant belly. I’m sure it seems quite alien to someone who hasn’t had this experience before. For me, I’ve loved it so far.
I’m not one to sit still for long. I like to make lists, get things done and tick things off my list. I’m still doing those things, but I’ve learned that it pays to slow down and physically move a bit slower. It was frustrating when I first realized that I actually had to slow down. However, it has become a necessity and a luxury.
Time For a Snooze?
I count myself quite lucky as I’m still able to sleep through the night. With the help of my plethora of pillows, I’ve been able to find comfortable positions that allow me to get some rest. The part that I didn’t expect was the exhaustion that I tend to feel during the day, even when I’ve had a good night’s rest! I could easily insert a siesta into my afternoons these days. In about three weeks, I’ll be off work and I’m already looking forward to napping in the afternoon!
What’s On My To-Do List?
While I still have energy, I’ve been doing my best to do some baking and cooking, in preparation for my little one’s arrival. You’ll see a post on my baking experiments soon! I’ve also been working on some very basic soap and lotions, for the whole family. In the ideal world, I’ll have all of my Christmas preparation done before the big day arrives. However, that might be a bit of a stretch, even for me!