I'm so glad the holidays are over! I haven't taken down my tree yet (it comes down on Jan 6-the 12th day of Christmas), but at least the insanity is through. For now. I've gotten several requests to see my baby belly, so I'm going to post a few photos.
We took photos this morning (I'm 24w-6 months today! Can you believe it?), but they didn't turn out very well and I by the time I realized it, I had eaten breakfast, which pushes my stomach out. We'll have to do them over in the morning before I eat. I feel HUGE, but I've only gained 4 pounds. I think it's all in my stomach. Ugh. I'll post those tomorrow or the next day. BTW, don't you did my fancy jammy pants? James Bond calls them my clown pants. Because what he sleeps in is sooo hot. Whatever. I'm pregnant. Shut up.
Last night James Bond and I were lying in bed talking and I told him I think I'm having second child syndrome (I came up with that myself-or maybe not, who cares?). By the time I was 6 months pregnant with Indy, we had tons of clothing and blankets and bottles and all that jazz, a stroller, car seat, pack-n-play, and were working on his nursery (I'll have to scan photos of that one day, he had a gorgeous nursery). For this baby, we have 1 blanket and a pair of booties (which my mom sent) and...that's it. Seriously. Nothing. He's not even getting his own room. Our 3rd bedroom is being used as the school room/guest room and I didn't feel like shuffling all that stuff around and repainting. Besides, we're supposed to PCS (military speak for move) when he's about 6 months old and he'd spend those months sleeping in a crib in our room anyway. I'm starting to feel antsy because we don't have anything for him. True, he's not due for another 4 months, but as Indy opted to join the world early, my OB says this one likely will to, and probably sooner than Indy did. Maybe I'm just in my nesting phase. Who knows? I know we're not going to need it for hopefully at least 2.5-3 months, but I feel weird not having anything. KWIM?
And in other baby news (I promise all my posts will NOT be baby related), we have finally come up with a blog name for him. We've had a real name for him for months. I won't tell you what it is, but he'll be named for one of the Beatles (James Bond's favorite band ever) and his middle name will be my great grandfather's name, which was HIS grandmother's last name. Back on track...we've been thinking about a blog name for ages, but couldn't find anything that fit. Indy suggested Mutt (from the 4th Indiana Jones movie), but I veto'd that. We talked and talked and finally Indy came up with something that I thought I could live with (for now at least, until we find something that fits his personality). From today, baby will officially be known (on the blog) as Han Solo, Indy's favorite character from the original (and BEST) 3 Star Wars movies. I think he likes Han Solo because Harrison Ford plays him. Not to mention that he's a bad ass space pirate. :) So, now I have a James Bond, Indy and Han Solo. My life is one big, crazy adventure.