Sunday, April 15, 2012

Things I Look Forward To....

....this is going to be a long week. I was thinking about this pregnancy, as it is my last. There aren't a lot of positive things I can say about it at this point, and if I do, that would be pretty whiney. Who likes a whiner? Sometimes, it's ok to "vent" and get out your frustrations. But today is not that day. Today, I'm looking forward to some things, and I wanted to share it with you and with the digital universe. Because that's what you do these days. You share things,  you connect, you let go of some fears or some worries and share your hopes and dreams. That's just what you do. So, here's some things I look forward to after this pregnancy is over.

I look forward to bending over again. Just the simple act of picking a toy up off the ground will be a huge milestone.

I look forward to going up and down the stairs without getting tired.

I look forward to running with my kids again. Especially in a store to keep up with them while they run, giggling, away from me.

I look forward to eating ice cream again without raging heart burn.

I look forward to being able to turn around, from the waist.

I look forward to wearing high heels. Oh, I love high heels!

I look forward to having my wedding ring once again on my finger. I've missed that little guy.

I look forward to laying on my stomach to read or watch TV.

I look forward to sleeping without pillows propped up all around me.

I look forward to sanding and painting again.

I look forward to meeting my daughter.
...To holding her in my arms.
...To hearing her little cries.
...To seeing her first smile.
...To watch her grow up and develop her own personality.
...To see how her brothers and sisters interact with her and she with them.

...to begin our life with a new addition.

These are the things I look forward to.

12 comments:

  1. I don't blame you. Love my son, hated being pregnant. It's literally an alien invasion. It's getting to that end point that I loved. I can't wait to see baby photos of the little darling girl.

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    1. Thank you so much! I have totally heard it described like that--an alien invasion! Hopefully, this little gal will arrive tomorrow! Cross your fingers!

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  2. Beautiful.....Its the simple things that we at times miss but we also would not take anything in the world for the moments we share with that little one as we carry it till time to deliver it. Best of luck.

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    1. So true! I'm trying to remember the great things about babies (it's been awhile since we've had one in the house), so it will all be like new to me again. Thanks for the good wishes!

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  3. Hope you are holding your happy, healthy little girl in your arms soon!

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    1. Thank you so much, Korrie! Me, too!!!

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  4. I so understand and for me at only 5', I was all baby and it seemed to last for 18 months instead of only 9. But oh what a joy! A girl...ahhhhh! Congrats.

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    1. Ha! Too true--the last week really lasts about a year. :) Thank you for the kind words and congrats! Here's hoping for a smooth delivery!!!

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  5. Oh the stairs!!! That killed me. Everytime I went up them, I had to lie down for 5 minutes to catch my breath and stop my heart from racing. Speaking of lying down, I keep forgetting that I can sleep on my back now!

    Good luck with the delivery and I hope she gets here soon!

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    1. OH man, I'm so glad to hear I'm not the only one that needs break after walking around for like, 2 minutes! Who invented stairs anyway??? Ah, I can't wait to sleep on my back...or stomach...or without waking up every hour to use the bathroom....!

      Thanks for the well wishes! They are appreciated more than you know!

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  6. Oh but all too soon you will be holding your precious little girl! It will all be worth it! Hugs and blessings, Cindy

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    1. That's what I keep telling myself! It's all worth it in the end! Thank you so much, Cindy!

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