i have no fabulous pictures to post because i’m still behind but slowly getting caught up.
and, although i have missed the joy of frequently updating our little happenings, i’ve had good reason to be a bit behind.
you see, the shirt still fits her.
…and we are so happy.
and last week, the hope of this whole thing kissed the fears and hesitation goodbye as i lied on a table crying with lainey by my side as i heard the whoosh-whoosh of a tiny heart beat. and i saw it…blinking there on the screen. and suddenly realized just how bad i wanted this second little pea.
and i really could write forever on the flood of emotions i’ve been the past month, but i won’t.
i’ll just say that it feels good to be sick in the morning again. it feels good to take two-hour naps every day and still go to bed at eight. it feels good to close my eyes and imagine that basket cradle next to my bed…in just a few months…and know that little cries will wake me up and i will once again feel the breath of a newborn.
i love babies. like really love them. and although i have realized that my childhood dream of living in a treehouse with my dad and having forty kids is not exactly realistic (remember that, dad?), i still crave lots of little souls in my life and find this nothing-could-be-any-better-than-this joy in knowing another is coming. and seven weeks and counting, i am already in love.
exhausted beyond anything i’ve ever felt, but completely okay with it.
and preparing for our road trip tuesday morning…oh, there will be lots of fun to post.
…enjoying the baby-on-the-way things. ~k