I am 37 weeks pregnant. That's considered full term and it won't be a surprise if the baby decides to come out soon. The baby. Our baby - the one we've been waiting for so long. How can I share that feeling with you - Hmmm, imagine that you are about to meet the person … Continue reading 37 weeks, ready to go
**This is a sticky post, please scroll down for newer blog posts. Comment section for this post is now CLOSED.** **Scroll down for the giveaway details. Open WORLDWIDE!** October is here! In case you have not been following this blog lately - it's the month where I will be having baby #2. I'm currently 36 … Continue reading Guess the birth date contest!
I'm around thirty six weeks pregnant. I'm tired. I feel like the lower half of my body weighs a hundred kilos. I can't sleep lying on my back. The size of my feet have increased that only the flip flops fits me now. Don't even mention the elephant ankles at the end of a working … Continue reading Maternity leave approved!
I posted some belly photos on Facebook and a friend of mine, Charlotte of Life's a Charm (who's also a mom of two) asked me if I have taken a picture of myself in nude/semi-nude. That bare all belly type of thing. One of our common friends who just gave birth left a comment - … Continue reading 8 years on, I’m at peace with my stretch marks
Me: Doctor, I thought I'd point this out but I want a normal delivery, as much as possible. I've undergone a 40 hour labor during my first delivery so I can really, I mean, I really hope for natural again. Doctor: First delivery - with or without epidural? Me: No epidural. All natural, all painful … Continue reading The pain tolerance talk
35 weeks into the pregnancy. Eight hours of sleep. Pee time = 4 times. By simple computation that would mean I'm waking up every 2 hours, dragging myself in the dark room, onto the washroom to squeeze the bladder. Who knew a woman's body could hold so much water!? Oh hear, hear - did you … Continue reading Week 35 – The joyous pee breaks
The baby bump has grown bigger. Bigger like, it doesn't care whether I'd explode because of it. Scary, but I certainly feel that way on most days. How can a woman's body expand like this? At 34 weeks, I feel I've reached the maximum stretch then I realize, "oh shit, I still have 6 more … Continue reading Watch out for the belly rubbers
Hello 32/33 weeks! It's been a breeze and I can't believe the big day will be next month. I saw a baby today and I can't help but marvel at the little miracle and how I am carrying that miracle inside me right now. I was in baby heaven looking at the baby at the … Continue reading Week 32 Belly Pictures
I've just come back from four days of staying at home celebrating the Eid holidays by eating, sleeping and watching TV. I swear I've created a dent in the sofa. While I was busy making my butt bigger, my pregnancy journey progressed - I am now on my 32nd week. That figure stopped me right … Continue reading From 1 child to 2 children is making me emotional
I just crossed Week 31 of this pregnancy and according to my anxious seven year old, it means, woo hoo 9 weeks to go! For me, it means...*still* 9 weeks to go before some of my pregnancy related problems disappear... Woe #1 The husband *might* not be with me when I deliver this baby in … Continue reading Week 31 Woes