Monday, April 21, 2008

A Little Light on the Matter

So, maybe this will shed a little light on why I've been feeling cramped in our house lately.
Baby Nuevo #3 is nearly 12 weeks along right now. I realize it's a little early to announce, but P is about to post on his website, so I figured that I should do the same. It's about consistency.

I've tried to think of a clever way to break the news, but I think the placenta has eaten my brain cause I've got nothing.

We wanted this baby, there was a lot of anticipation, but now that it's upon me I've been riddled with the same apprehensions that I had when I was expecting Anna. Does anyone ever expect a baby without worrying how it's going to work out? Now that we've started to tell people I've been more excited than anxious and I've been able to get caught up in everyone's excited expectations. It's been a nice change, emotionally.

And even though I've waited a while to share the news here, you can feel free to consider yourselves lucky. You've missed weeks and weeks where I had little to share apart from how tired/sick/sore/sick/nauseous/sick and anxious I felt. Hopefully the next few weeks will bring less whining and more rejoicing. Truly, I think this is why people "advise" waiting before sharing the big news--It's not the difficulty of sharing a disappointment, it's to spare casual acquaintances the burden of hearing about how tired and ill you feel. I'm sure P wishes I'd waited until now to tell him, too.

So, as we all eagerly await early November (seriously--all of my pregnancies have been due the same time of year), let's get together and pick out some baby names. P and I are stumped. At this point I'm considering Harry. Works for a boy or a girl, right?


aaron said...

Congrats on the baby #3 news! I can tell you from experience that two's company, three's a crowd! But so much fun. Take care.

Anonymous said...

Oh, what wonderful news! Congratulations to you all! I hope you're feeling better soon.

Will you find out in advance what the baby's sex is? Names...hmmm...I've always been rather fond of Beatrix but can never use it myself because of my husband and I have a hyphenated last name whose two parts both start with B. (I couldn't do that to a child. "Beatrix B-B" would be just cruel.)

CJ said...

Wonderful news! Congratulations!

David Reber said...

Sarah, While I am really happy for you and "P" I am even more excited that I found your blog. You are pretty darn funny.

You know...I can relate to that comment about the placenta eating your brain. Tune in to The Hammer Report later for details.

BTW, the schizophrenic monkeys are entertaining to work for.

Anonymous said...

Congratulations!!! How exciting. I saw a 2 week old baby today, and I nearly swooned.

My sympathy on the morning sickness. Truly. :)

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MV said...

Congratulations! More fun for everyone!


Angoraknitter said...

Congratulations! Ah, where have I been...I totally missed this. Sorry for the untimely response.

pretendingsanity said...

so, um, I'm so behind on your blog! But I'm so excited for you!! Congrats!!