Where has this month gone? I have been so busy, I don't know which end is up. I've been working so much at work, and this ole body just doesn't move as fast as it once did! Neither does the brain, let me tell ya! All in all, things are going really well. I feel our little Stickie moving and shaking all the time now. He likes music. I'm trying to get him into Clapton, but he prefers pop. We will have much time to shape his listening preferences in the days to come. He seems to like me dancing around too.
We had another anatomy scan at 23 weeks. The first go around at 18 weeks, they were unable to get accurate measurements of his kidneys because he was in a funky position. I love a re-do! Just means more time for me to get to see my kiddo! Angel was unable to attend, he's been burning the candle at both ends, taking advantage of some overtime at the hospital. But we got a DVD this time of his moving and shaking. I could watch that 5 minutes over and over again, and pretty much have! He is a thumb sucker, has been since we first saw him at 12 weeks for the NT scan. I'm not worried, there isn't much I can do about a thumb sucker in the womb! Maybe replace his thumb with a pacifier when he gets out. But there are certainly worse things.
I still can't really imagine that this youngin could come home with us in October. All indications are that he is doing really well. I'm still mystified. Don't get me wrong, totally grateful. SO after 5 years of infertility, this is how our journey goes. I guess I still wait for the other shoe to drop. But still very much appreciate every moment of his life inside me. It has brought me such joy to be a Mom, thus far. Its still surreal, that those little bumps are really a little man in my tummy. I'm sure it will be real when he does decide to make his appearance. Until then, I'll just daydream about my miracle. What will he be like, will he like to play in the dirt, will he like macaroni and cheese? Will he have a short temper or be mild mannered? All of these questions I find myself so excited to find out the answer to. It will not happen at birth, but I'm so excited to learn what kind of little person we are going to have here.
Please forgive my silence. I will catch up with the hundreds of posts on my reader, as soon as I can! Best wishes to all!