We shall see.
(Well, it ended up as an above shot of my bump. I like it.)
By this point I was at home all the time, not singing in case the neighbours heard me, and Tiago was in the small bedroom/his office working all day.
Plus I have my Nan to talk to, and my Mum comes round a few times a week, and I take B for walks and talk to people at the playground and park.
I think the position of the placenta may have something to do with it too, but it’s probably a mix of all these things.
Trying to find the easiest way to put them on. Generally sitting down and doing a figure of 4 with my leg.
The laces are done up and they slip on and off easily.
It’s a digital clock that sits on my desk, so I usually sit up and look at it when I wake up. Exciting stuff.
I had noticed other things weren’t showing their usual lights, and then the lamp next to the bed wouldn’t turn on. Tiago didn’t seem too bothered, but I wanted to sort it out. I was quite awake though.
Everything made a noise and I was surprised that no one woke up – especially the doorbell ringing.
I like to think I’m quite good at fixing things, but I hadn’t been able to work it out. Before it was nearly at the right time before the last clock change, then someone came and fixed the oven and set it to the right time. More exciting stuff.
Luckily we’d both gone to bed early. I think Tiago was asleep at 9 and I was asleep around 9.45 possibly?
I am a little nervous, but I think she will love it.
Well, I guess in the beginning I won’t be a stay at home Mum when B is at nursery, but once Baby X is born I will be again.
She will love seeing the other kids and playing with different toys I’m sure. The food sounds nice too!
It’s not much at all, but it’s enough for now.
Baby X won’t be moving about for a long time and will be napping a lot. B naps once a day now and is always moving about. It will be different.
I need to really go through all my stuff and have a clear out, then go through baby clothes sorting them and washing them etc.
I feel less guilty now. I am definitely starting to feel more tired as bump gets bigger…
Though T and I have both felt a bit ill since. We’ve had negative Covid tests. I think our bodies just decided that it was safe to be ill.
My Dad recorded some episodes of Teletubbies for her and she seemed quite content.
At first we thought they were closed as they had a sign up saying they were closed for a function, but that was the day before.
Legend. It wasn’t that great in the end, but it felt good to get out and sit in a restaurant/cafe looking out the windows and not having to worry about B.
(We had lunch dates when we visited T’s parents I think, but it was always different as we always felt like we were on a timer.)
I guess some couples have kids and then all they really talk about is the kids, so it was nice to think and talk about other things. We did talk about her a bit of course, but it was good to feel a bit like our old selves again too.
He never realised how cozy my coat was. His coat was cold…
The day went fast.
I’m sure I’ll have my to do lists. If I get my stuff done then I can rest.
This was a test run.
With B I was in for 4 days, so we will have to see how it goes this time. It’s also good prep for B going to nursery, though she knows my Mum well.
I was just going to sit on the sofa until she noticed but Tiago said hi.
Before we would dawdle for a bit before going for a walk. This morning I felt too tired to take B out for a walk, so we definitely need a good one later.
27 weeks pregnant with B comparison:
Well, I’m definitely feeling tired. I’m writing this on 2nd November. I’m going to have a nap once I finish the comparison bit.
I have not really read any forums this time as I do not have the time or energy for them.
People still annoy me, but less so now I am double vaccinated. I am worried now that cases are increasing again though.
People running right next to me while breathing loudly does still annoy me a lot.
Well, it’s still going on and I wrote that in March 2020.
I was not much of a walker until Covid. Now with B I love to get out of the house, though this morning I felt too tired to and instead did some baking (we have a lot of bananas that need eating).
I remember this ‘loss of urgency’ phase quite well, but it did not really last too long. It was just a lot to try to comprehend.
We are still trying to be careful.
It’s so weird that Covid is still going on, but it’s better now that there are vaccines.
My walks are more with purpose these days as I am usually taking B somewhere, and we live in Birmingham now instead of Liverpool.
I think I will not stop being anxious about the baby during the pregnancy, and then when they’re born there are new anxieties.
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