Monday, September 14, 2009

Monday Musings

I.....

~did not sleep well last night at all. Ick. What a way to start off a week.

~have an overactive imagination sometimes and my mind wanders down paths of what could happen in different circumstances....it's not a good thing.

~love all things Bath & Body Works.

~so enjoyed Colin's soccer game on Saturday and the two goals he scored!

~so did NOT enjoy that I got all the way to said soccer game and my memory card for my camera was back on my desk at home. Oy.

~am gonna plant some mums and put some pumpkins out this week. Ahh, welcome back Fall!

~need some candy right now. Chocolate. Ooooh! Fannie May....mmmmmmmmmm.

~apparently will have to make due with a snack-sized Almond Joy, since that is the only thing in my desk drawer at the moment. I'll suffer through it.

~seriously think I have the most creative costume for the boys for this Halloween, and I am so psyched. It will involve me actually "making"--and I put that in quotations for a reason--the costumes, so to my creative and crafty girlfriends: be on the ready for an email or two!

~have been using a good chunk of time on Monday mornings to prepare for all the sack lunches that get packed for the week. I do all my major 'cooking' and preparation--like making two loaves of bread worth of peanut butter & jelly sandwiches (I freeze them individually and it works great), making finger jello, washing bunches of grapes and several other kinds of fruits...that sort of 'cooking'--first. Once everything is made, I take a few minutes and individually bag everything into little baggies. That way, chips, fruit, sandwiches, jello, cheeses, and little treats are all within a quick grab on those mornings when we are working our tails off to get out of the house on time. It's working like a charm so far!

~am addicted to snack size baggies now, by the way.

~am trying to get up the ooomph to figure out all the ins and outs of selling on eBay so that I can list all my 0-3, 3-6 month (etc., etc.) baby boy clothes and earn a bit of cash for Peanut--but have just not quite had a block of time big enough to do it yet. I'll get there....

~can't believe the difference in the way my body is handling this pregnancy compared to even Ethan's, which was only three years ago. While I don't necessarily feel old.....I sure can say with emphasis that I feel older....

~also, along those lines, have strangely never enjoyed a pregnancy more. Even with all the aches and pains, the being winded just walking down the hall, the not sleeping well, the vein and bladder and low-placenta 'issues', and the 'everything else', I am just so thankful everyday for Peanut. It's sad to me when I think about how much I missed with the boys' pregnancies for all the constant wishing that "....it would just be over already so the baby would be here!" I am relishing each and every day of having Peanut kicking and swirling in my belly, and, as excited as I am to meet her in January, am not anxious at all for the time to pass...

~think I need to go catch a few zzzzz's now, while I can, to make up for the ones I missed last night. Happy Monday everyone!


9 comments:

Kate said...

let us know when you get those boy clothes up on ebay, i know a boy who would look very cute in them!

Shaina N said...

I think relishing in your pregnancy comes with pregnancy loss! I was so impatient with the first pregnancy, and it seemed to CRAWL (all 10 weeks of it), but now with this one, it whizzes by, and I find myself going "woah, am I REALLY 33 weeks along? When did THAT happen?"

I love getting to know Keevia while she's inside me, and I love the little moments we get to spend, just the two of us! Although I can't wait to meet her, it really isn't a painful thing...nor am I so impatient that it drives me crazy! I'm just loving every minute with her!

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Jen said...

I am sorry. . . I posted the same comment way too many times!!

Good idea on the lunches. . . I will have to keep that in mind.

I love fall too! I have been thinking about getting some mums and pumpkins. I keep waiting for it to get a little cooler.

Glad you are enjoying the baby. You look great!

Amanda Hoyt said...

Hope you have a wonderful week, Devin!
Hugs and prayers,
Amanda

Anonymous said...

if Ebay is too much for you to do right now you should see if your area has CRAIGSLIST. It's seriously a GREAT website where you can buy/sell/trade pretty much everything!

website: www.craigslist.com

mommyoflove2 said...

I love all the stories you share about your boys! You look wonderful, by the way!