Friday, March 19, 2010

33 weeks

33 weeks. 49 days to my due date. Six more weekends. One month to full term. This is the first week that flew by. The first week I didn't stare at a preggo ticker pining for Friday so I could turn the chapter to a new week.

Could be because I'm busy draining our bank accounts on baby purchases.

Jack said no son of his will be going home in a sunflower onesie. Which is just as well since the seller said she doesn't make them in newborn sizes. I get Jack's take on this but am surprised since he's fine with little dude wearing this on Halloween:Instead, I've ordered this from Etsy, the most addictive site ever:The seller has a good deal since she'll make you three personalized onesies for the listed price and she's very responsive to personalizing it as you want and will actually show you the final version before mailing it out to you. I'm going to see if I can get the green block in light blue and then with cute little pants and a hat- it will be a perfect going home outfit!

I'm normally not a big shopper but lately Amazon and I are BFF. I never lived in a grimy hovel, but I never felt particularly distressed by dust on a picture frame. Lately, I feel the urge to scrub every inch of the house. I think this buying/cleaning thing is what they call nesting. If its temporary- that's cool... but I worry that somehow a personality switch happened- I miss my old Non-OCD self who could put her feet up and just rest while a dish rested in the sink and not think about the dish!

33 weeks. It's a beautiful place to be. Most of this pregnancy has been very emotionally difficult. The whole waiting for the other shoe to drop issue. While I know that bad things can still happen, God forbid, the daily hiccups that rock my body and the butt that is wedged to the right of my uterus and wiggles when I drink cold water help more than I could have imagined. I wish someone could have knocked me out from week 4 of the pregnancy until now. Because now? Now is beautiful.

22 comments:

  1. it's funny how most of your pregnancy drags but suddenly when you get to the last few weeks it starts to fly by (for some people it drags even slower), and don't worry, it's not ocd, it's just nesting like you said :)

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  2. I haven't hit the nesting phase yet. Honestly, I have had a very crummy week. I am hoping next week will be better. I NEED next week to be better.

    That little onsie from Etsi is cute as heck!! Love it.

    I think I am taking mine home in a NB gown. LOL. Is that wrong? I just think it would be easier especially if I am having the C.

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  3. Perfectly stated. Travis is hoping that even though I won't be carrying our baby, that when the adoption time comes close, I will have a pseudo nesting phase... Oh well- he can hope! I'm so amazingly happy that you have hit this wonderful week. Now if Mr. Sunflower can hold on a few more weeks so that he can grow bigger and stronger before he makes his grand entrance!

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  4. Yay...I'm so glad you're feeling more comfortable and are buying things for your little guy! I thought the onsie was very cute and "manly" :-D But the new one you've picked out is wonderful too!

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  5. I'm so happy for you. For getting to this point, for having the strength to embrace it and enjoy it after all that you've been through. It really warms my heart. I love the clothes ideas. I know the spendy me is going to emerge someday too - thanks for letting me know how intense it gets. I better start saving $'s now 'cause I can't resist that kind of cuteness.

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  6. Congrats for being so serene at 33w!
    Thank you for the comment you left me. I am catching up with your blog now and gather tips on GD.
    Wishing you all the best,
    Mina

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  7. hey girl - you are doing so well!

    yes - I did start leaking a few weeks prior to delivery - however - I have heard that lots of women do not and it does not affect supply at all - if you are going to exclusively pump - try to do so soon after delivery - and get marianne niefart's (sp?) book on the guide to breast feeding! she has a whole section on pumping.

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  8. Enjoy your bliss, Mama! =)

    Can't wait to see pictures of Sunflower on Halloween! =D And those onesies are adorable!

    Happy weekend!

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  9. This is me being happy because you are happy.
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  10. I can't believe how far along you are and how little time you have left.

    You're about to become a Mumma to a living, breathing, healthy baby, how truly wonderful for you my friend.

    ICLW
    #101
    http://thegalwho.wordpress.com/

    p.s. I say sneak bubba out in the sunflower onesie!!

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  11. This is so so so beautiful. So beautiful. I hope to have this feeling later and I titally know how nervewrecking pregnancy is. I am 8w1d today and happy, but always on edge kind of. I keep waiting for that next ultrasound to see our babies, to get that assurance all is well. Thanks for this inspiring post, i needed to read it today. Happy March ICLW.

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  12. OH my goodness! Congratulations! I love the shopping and oogling over onesies!

    And, I adore the sunflower suit! So cute!
    Good luck and much happiness with Sunflower!

    Heather

    ICLW #29

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  13. It does seem to drag in the early days of pregnancy.

    Love etsy, it is very addictive and I try not to go there too often.

    *iclw

    //tomi

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  14. Yay for 33 weeks and nesting! I hope this sense of peace and happiness carries you through to a very easy and healthy delivery.

    ICLW

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  15. So glad you're in a beautiful place & enjoying it! LOVE the onesie from Etsy...Oh & do I love Etsy too!
    Happy ICLW:)

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  16. You are right, Etsy is VERY addictive! I am glad that you are in that beautiful phase of pregnancy.

    I read your MFM update post - I saw an MFM as well and I LOVED seeing my little ones so frequently. But you're also right when you say it would be lovely to have a non-eventful pregnancy. I always joked with my MFM that I should just set up a cot in his office because of how often I was there.

    In any event, I hope the rest of your pregnancy flies by for you! Before you know it, your sweet baby boy will be in your loving arms!

    Laura [ICLW #96)

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  17. Believe it or not, the last few weeks will fly by! You're in the home stretch now! :)

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  18. Yeah for nesting!

    My dear friend told me once she that she knew her day was coming when she went to buy orange juice and the expiration date was her baby's due date.

    Many well wishes.

    Liddy from
    No. 144: the unfair struggle (male-factor, speedskating, life)

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  19. LOL etsy is my crack. Seriously. I cant get enough!

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  20. Love the onesie! Babies are so exciting! Happy ICLW!

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