Month: December 2011

Clothes explosion

I promised myself I wouldn’t dig through the (THOUSANDS OF) crates of baby clothes stored in the empty nursery. I promised! I had decided, all rational-like, that there was no point until we knew the sex. So I was going to wait, and then…

Five things that suck about moving into a new house when you’re pregnant

You have an insatiable desire to clean, organize, decorate and nest BUT lack the energy in which to do it all yourself … … and the ability to lift and move heavy stuff … and the abilty to paint because of fumes and crap…

Weekly re-cap of pregnancy #2: Week 19

Week 19 (Dec. 3 through Dec. 9)  Symptoms: Round ligament pain (a.k.a. stomach tightening/stretching feelings). Dizziness. Tirrrrredness. Where is that second-trimester energy I was promised? WHERE? Body changes: Stomach seems to have jutted out a lot this week. I’ve really moved from that “people-are-going-to-think-I’m-just-fat-and-sticky-outy” to “definitely definitely…