Saturday, March 14, 2009

The Last Day

Well, here I am, the last day with my husband. He's leaving tomorrow morning for his 3 week class and training in Minneapolis. I, of course, am dreading his absence. Not only because I'll miss him but because he's a major rock in the sanity of this house. I hate to admit it but I am one of those women who sleep better in a huge bed by herself. Another person in my bed only complicates my sleep. But I do adore sleeping with him. On those cold nights, his feet keep mine from turning to ice. And his arm happens to make a pretty nice pillow. So it won't necessarily be the sleep that will be affected by him being gone.
My father and I are butting heads big time this past week. It's hard because I do love him, I really do. But there are days that I just want to slap him silly! I'm a personal believer that a pregnant woman should do nothing but enjoy pregnancy. Yes I can be a neat freak but that always flies out of the window when I'm pregnant. I think women should be waited on hand and foot by anyone who is around. And that everyday should be a lazy day for them. But apparently, men don't think that way and that is my downfall. i don't scrub everything on my hands and knees every second of the day and my father hates that. And he hates that I spank my daughter or happen to raise my voice at her when she isn't listening. And I understand this is his house but before we moved here we were told Hannah could have a dog once we had found the dog we wanted the other day, we were told no, he doesn't want any animals in or around his house. Okaaaaay...So I'm praying that we can do this. Especially for the next 3 lonesome weeks. I pray for sanity and low level of hormones for his sake. And I will also try not to take everything so personal. Although I do think this is a situation that will not be lasting very long. That we will be having to find our own home so that we can do as we please without actually having to ask permission and feeling like crap when we are told no. My daughter is scared of cats! She never used to be but we have gone over a year without any animals. I think if I don't get an animal soon, I may ruin her animal loving skills...
I'm 17 weeks along now. And of course freaking out. I can't feel him move anymore. It's been about three days since I felt Nacio turn and it worries me. Abel rubbed my belly last night and swore that he felt Nacio poke him about 3 times but I didn't feel anything. Did I ever mention I have anxiety? LoL. Abel tends to calm me and soothe me when it gets out of hand. So a few days ago I ordered a fetal heart doppler thing and it should be here today or Monday at the latest. I can't wait. Whenever I freak out I can put it on, find the heartbeat and listen to it calmly. Everyone says it's a waste of money but I bought it for only $5 and it works and everything where one on Ebay is about $40 on a cheap day. I don't care. I'm passing all of my baby stuff to my best friend Sam when I'm done anyways so it's just another thing she gets :)
So yesterday we took a trip down to our local armory and played basketball and ran around for an hour or so. Hannah needed out of the house and we wanted to do something fun with daddy once more before he leaves. It was pretty fun, I'll pt up some pics down below so you can have a glimpse of my joy :) Next time we are bringing Hannah's princess bike with and going to attempt to teach her how to ride it finally. Any tips? LoL. She loves sitting on it and making vroom vroom noises but doesn't have the concept of pedaling. I figure that will come with practice though.
So anyways, I'd love to blabber more but I only have a few select hours left with my husband and we are cooking him a big meal before he goes so that needs tending as well. Corn beef and cabbage! Oh yea! My absolute favorite thing to eat. I could eat corn beef and cabbage everyday but I'm told I could cause a hole in the O-Zone layer...LoL.
I'm sending out love and prayers to all of you, my special friends. I think of you daily! And I hope you all have a great weekend!!!


*Hannah making a basket with daddy's help*

*We were just passing the ball back and forth*

*I threw this in so you could see that even with Abel's shirt on, I still look pretty big*

*Aww my basketball diva*


Traceytreasure said...

I just love your precious family. I'll be thinking about you in the weeks ahead. I wish your hubby didn't have to go. Y'all make me proud to be an American. Your comment on that post was just precious. Take care! I wish that I'd had one of those monitors. That'd been cool!!

Big hugs, Beckie!

Jill said...

You look so prego! I love it! I wish your hubby wasn't leaving you for 3 weeks.. Does your dad live with you guys or are you just renting a house from him? What's a little puppy going to do??? Love the pics.. She's so darn cute!