Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Is It Just Me?

Mothers, tell me. Have you ever felt this?

I dropped Kaden off for a playdate the other day. His friend's momma just had a little girl a few weeks ago. As I sat there and watched her hold this tiny baby it came to me: That will be me soon. A little late for that realization? Yes.

But seriously, I can't envision myself with a newborn. Isn't that weird? I mean, I have had two kids already. I should be able to imagine how it will all go down. But for some reason I just can't wrap my head around what life will be like when this little girl finally arrives. It honestly doesn't feel real to me. I'm at the point in pregnancy where it just feels like I'm going to be pregnant for.ev.er.

There is a lot of kicking and pushing going on, but can there really be a baby inside just waiting for the right moment to make her grand entrance? As of now I'm still kind of in denial. I better get working on that...

13 comments:

JustRandi said...

Sometimes a little denial helps you get through the day.
I should know. I get through a lot of days that way.

(You're very normal, and everything will be fine!)

Kristen said...

I am totally feeling the same way. I am actually a little nervous about having 3 because then we will be outnumbered as parents. They are coming..ready or not... Good luck!

Brenda said...

That was me with my 3rd... You are normal. It will really hit when you have that baby in your arms.

kristen said...

I have no words of wisdom for you in that department.

I'm in denial about a lot of things.

Ms. Kristen said...

Denial.....that is how we make it! Three is easy....maybe youre just used to lots of kids.......third is the charm!

PRP said...

I felt exactly the same way when I was pregnant with Austin, but luckily, once he was here, I was right where I wanted to be. You'll be great. No worries.

Sarah said...

Isn't it strange to think right now you are carrying around a little human being that is almost ready to make an entrance into the world? It's truly a miracle. I bet as soon as you start having conctractions it will start to seem very "real". Ha.

Jscrapalex said...

I'm still surprised to look down and realize there's something inside that bowling ball belly of mine! lol. There are so many realizations that just hit you in the face during pregnancy. My all time favorite - "there is a baby inside of me... that has to get out somehow..." yay :)

Lisa said...

Isn't that how it always is? Intellectually you know there is a kid in there...and it's going to come out....but its still hard to believe. I felt like that every time. Especially with Elisabeth. I couldn't envision that everything that we had been preparing for (with her surgeries and all) was really going to happen. Obviously it did.
Anyways, life is a miracle. Enjoy those kicks :)

debsters said...

The word MIRACLE comes to my mind. I am still amazed by the whole thing, even though I've been there and done that.

Jodi said...

I was seriously in denial when I was pregnant with Jake. And then he was c-section, so it was still like - was I really pregnant? But once they handed him to me, I knew he was mine and everything was perfect. BTW, I love your new layout.

Nancy Face said...

My baby is 13...it's kind of hard remembering that far back, haha! :D

Seriously though, I had two kids, ages 10 and 7, when Zach was born. Yes, he was planned...and YES, it was hard to imagine having a newborn again when everything had become so easy! But it was GREAT watching the older two with him! :)

"Vern" said...

I vote that you stay in denial as long as you'd like. Entering transition during labor will snap you right out of it when you need it to.