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Does this shirt come in BLIMP size?

Wow, here I am. 36 weeks down, 4 to go. Its all down hill from here.

We just had a rather large and impressive baby shower, in which we aquired almost everything we need at this point (with the exception of a breast pump) and I am starting to freak out, just a little. Am I really ready for this? Do I really think I can handle a child?

I heard some great advice yesterday that I keep repeating to myself over and over, "There are a lot of stupid people in the world, and many of those people have raised children successfully. If those people can do it, surely the rest of us can." Hopefully I will be successful as well...or what will that say about me?

I am at stage four of the maternity clothes phase- meaning nothing fits and everything I wear makes me look like good year blimp. I feel like one too and it makes me quite irritably. Most of the time I just want to be left alone, unless my husband is around. Yet, he still doesn't understand how I feel (he things I look adorable). No babe, being the size of a small planet is not adorable.

As for the baby, she is a little over 5 pounds now. If she was to decide to jump ship today, she would be perfectly healthy. Although, I hope she would hang on until week 39 or 40, I am not ready for her to come early. BUT your never completely ready to bring a new human into this world.

All I know is, she has been with me every step of this 8 month journey and I with her. That is something that I will never forget, nor can anyone ever take away. I love this child more than anything, and I have yet to touch her face or grab her hand. The next four weeks will be far from boring I am sure.


SBVOR said…
Not to worry...
You will be a great mom.

If you have any doubts, reread your last paragraph.

Best Wishes,
Jillian said…
Meggan - I have no doubt that you will be an incredible mom! You and Houston are going to make awesome parents. I can't wait to meet that sweet little girl. If you need anything, don't ever hesitate to ask. We've been through it all - the amazingly awesome and tremendously sucky parts of parenhood - there are no questions too yucky, hard or crazy for us :) Praying for you guys! Those last four weeks are tough, but the end result is THE BEST.

P.S. I bet Houston is right and you really are so stinkin' adorable still...even at 36 weeks preggo!!!

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