As I mentioned last entry, I recently just had my 38th birthday. Since we didn't really celebrate it on my birthday with my family, we had a family dinner this weekend instead. It was really nice to get together with everyone and enjoy a meal and just hang out. I don't have a lot of energy these days, so it was also so nice to not have to cook. It was really a nice day and I'll have good memories of it for a time to come.
This baby has been making his presence very known. He has decided that he is really a mover and a shaker and likes to poke and jab me whenever he can. It fun now because the kids can really feel and see him and it helps them to feel more connected I think. Even Ethan is starting to "get" it a little bit. At least as much as an 18 month old can. He comes up and lifts my shirt up and gives my tummy hugs and kisses. It is literally the sweetest thing I have ever seen and almost makes me cry every time he does it. He is such a sweet boy. I don't really know if he truly understands, but I do think he knows something is going on.
Next week I start on my weekly doctor's appointments and I believe will also be scheduling my 35-week ultrasound. I'm really anxious to see how big they think this guy will be. Ethan was almost 8 lbs and he was 2 1/2 weeks early so I'm guessing this one will be close if not bigger. I can't believe I am already almost to the point of weekly appointments. The time has flown by.