Tuesday, January 17, 2012

on being 25 weeks pregnant.

Picnik collage

baby girl:
i cannot believe there are only 15 weeks left til you're here! i should start thinking about your nursery. yikes.

i had a big ultrasound and they said your legs are long and skinny. aka: exact opposite of mine.

the other day your dad said, "wow! you are starting to get that cute pregnancy wobble!" i am stilllllll wondering if that is good or bad.

you must love sour candy. i never liked candy until i was pregnant with you. now i want sour patch kids all the time. so bizarre. also the other day i needed charleston chews. charleston chews.....???

when i ask your brother where his baby sister is, he [used] to point right at you. now he points to my boob. i try re-directing but it hasn't worked yet. i am very unsure of what to do about this.

i have to wear a non-medicated pregnancy version of ben-gay all the time on my ribs because you press up against them. 
i smell like an old man and your dad gags. 

i never had a single craving with your brother. i crave such weird things this time around. the other day at 9:30 p.m., i HAD to have cheesy potatoes. i texted all my friends and asked where i could find cheesy potatoes at such an hour. no one had any ideas so i made your dad go down to jack-in-the-box and bring me back a single hashbrown. true story.

i am not really sappy person...so i haven't really wanted these letters to you to be super sappy. 
but i will say this: when your brother sits on my lap and cuddles up and i'm holding him close and i can feel you kicking inside me...something in my world feels whole and complete. like all is right for those few minutes. 
feels good for my soul.

24 comments:

  1. lookin' good, momma!! lookin' good!!

    I get that same warm, fuzzy feeling when Mad is leaning up against me & B is wiggling inside just inches from him! magical!

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  2. when i was pregnant, kust a few short months ago, my 2 year old son would also point to my boobs when asked where the baby was.....kinda awkward! lol

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  3. sweet letter, katy! you're such a toats adorbs prego
    <3

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  4. yay for being over half way there! i think girls are more high maintaince from the beginning. being preggo with E was way easier than both girls.

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  5. ooh,those sweet little moments are the best!
    p.s. i'm not even sure what a charleston chew is?

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  6. this is my problem with having prego friends. their cravings become my cravings.
    i'm serious.

    its called prego-sympathetic-craving-itis.
    it's a real thing.

    freaking hash brown, charleston chew, and sour patch.
    nope dont want them.
    nope. nope. nope.
    {telling myself that}

    ps, maybe big bro is just psyching himself up for where little sis will be hanging around when she arrives. you know, geographically, on mama.

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  7. for not being sappy that last paragraph made me super teary eyed. i SO know what you mean.

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  8. GAAAAAH! love. love. love. you are THE cutest with that belly. and 25 weeks? really? HOW did that happen?

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  9. I had the weirdest cravings with my girls also...just like you, I would crave something and HAVE to have it no matter what. Mostly chicken salad sandwiches or pizza.

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  10. I STILL am not ready for baby #2 but this post got me a baby step...really tiny baby step...closer ;)

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  11. dying that Miles thinks baby girl is in your boobie. too hilarious.

    you are a funny one with these updates katygirl. funny funny girl. love you. smooch!

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  12. dang you are are cute.
    the boob thing is awesome.
    when i nurse selah ashlynn asks, "why selah eat your boobies?!"

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  13. Oh my goodness look at all that cuteness. I miss being pregnant! It is an amazing gift the Lord gives us!!

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  14. You look amazing chick! love the boobs thing--ha! caleb did the same thing when i was pre go with Z~

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  15. awwwww.... :) Super cute post! I haven't started pn our nursery either...yikes. I bought my daughter gummy bears for her birthday...I couldn't stop thinking about them and HAD to eat them...I bought her a new bag...lol:)

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  16. I wish I had thought of non-medicated ben-gay when I was pregnant. He was always in my ribs and it killed!

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  17. well, you certainly are beautiful!
    charleston chews are weird.

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  18. You crack me up!!! You look great!! So excited for you....:)

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  19. pregnancy looks so good on you! 15 weeks! woot!

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