Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Starting a new job as I start my 9th month of pregnancy

Dear 'A',
Today was my first unofficial day of my new job (I'll be at the clinic Thursday & Friday and back to the new job permanently next week). I'm now working at my district office which means I will be closer to home and closer to you and your father. My drive is now 13 miles vs 26 miles. Unfortunately, there are more stop lights. I am giving up my office with a door and window for a cubicle. Yet the cubicle is about as large as my old office. I am excited to be starting this new chapter of my career.

As for you, no new "warm-up surges." You are out of room to fully stretch those long legs of yours, even though you still try. Sometimes it feels like you are going to pop out both sides of my belly as your back stretches to one side and your feet are poking out the other. You are getting hiccups more frequently, which is a little bizarre to feel. You respond to your name and being moved around. You still enjoy yoga even though I missed the two weeks after Christmas. We returned this past Monday and it was much needed.

I haven't posted many pictures of myself because it's hard to self-portrait with such a big belly and I always forget to ask your father to take a picture when he's home. However, I've posted one of me at 35 1/2 weeks taken through a mirror (just a few minutes ago). And my have you grown!



Megan said...

Lookin sexy, soon-to-be mama!

Marcie said...

Oh my gosh, I remember those "wrap-around" kicks. I felt like his leg was actually going all the way around to my back. Not exactly comfortable. Sorry to hear you're having GI issues; I hope it gets better... :/

On the bright side, you look so great! I'm so excited for y'all. Can't wait to see you both next weekend!