Sunday, February 13, 2011

Center of attention

Good morning Lucy!!!

Last night you went to your second show, Against Me and boy were you ever the center of attention. You have been to another show before, Lucero, however nobody even could tell you were there. Being that you were soooo tiny in my belly :) But last night, whoa. We had a good time. I could feel you jammin' in my belly and enjoying yourself. We were on the first floor for Cheap Girls last night and when things got a little rowdy, oh man did you have an entourage to protect you.  I couldn't believe how many people actually paid attention to you verses the show. We met a couple who was extremely excited to know you were at the show, they had every one of their kids at shows too when they were your size. So they really wanted to make sure that we enjoyed ourselves without any crazy moshing interfering our little bubble around us.

Once Against Me took the stage, Dad and I knew it was going to be much better for me to go a little further back and higher up. While dad was back talking to that couple on the floor, I made some more new friends who were super excited to see you being there too. A few guys introduced themselves to me and thought we were pretty cool for still coming out even though we have almost only 9 more weeks left (according to the doctor). After two songs or so, Dad came up to hang with us for the rest of the evening. It was such a good time and I am soo glad you were able to let me get out last night.

After the show ended, we had an insane amount of people, mainly couples, come up and touch my belly and just talk to us about how happy they were to see us out. People we didn't even know. It was beyond crazy. I really enjoyed the fact that even though it was a rowdy show and drinking was involved (of course not by me, we enjoyed ice cubes) that people really respected the personal bubble of safety we had for you. It was almost as though you were the show and we got to hear the reviews afterwards :)

My only issue I had last night was the fact that my feet were and still are swelled up to the size of Nerf footballs. It's ok though, that is something that I can handle.

As for today, since I spent all day on my feet yesterday, I am going to do some much needed relaxation and then get your room set up. Maybe paint you a little something if I can think up something creative. I am going to start setting up your closet and dad and some friends are going to be setting up your crib. All in all, it should be a good day.

Love you tons and tons!!

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

11 more weeks.. can't be soon enough

Good morning Lucy.

It's been a while since I last posted any sort of  update on your page. Dad and I have been really busy trying to take care of the not so fun stuff awaitng your arrival, like insurance, life insurance and finances.. By the age of 10, you will never have to worry about life insurance :)

We just got tons of baby clothes for you though on Sunday. It was fun to pick everything out. Your Aunt Karla gave us 5 totes to rummage through since your cousins had outgrown the clothes. It was so hard to choose, but so fun to "dress you up" or at least imagine what you are going to look like in them. Tomorrow I would really like to go through the bags again to see what we all have and get some things organized. However, I have a lot on my to-do list so we'll see if I get that chance. We have a doctors appointment tomorrow morning, the last one before we go and see the doctor every other week. I have tons of questions to ask, but whenever I am there I seem to forget what I want to ask, even if I write it down. I'm excited to hear your heartbeat and I am really hoping you do a lot of wiggling around like you have been lately. Did you realize that you were nonstop for over 48 hours last week??? I can't imagine what you were doing in there, but it sure did keep you occupied.

Another thing on tomorrow's to-do list, pick up your bed :) I am super excited to do that. I just feel like once we get that ready in your room, things will be much easier to imagine with your arrival. I really want to see you soon. I am hoping we only have 9 weeks left, but that's me being selfish. I just can't wait to get my arms around you and start a new chapter in my life... motherhood.

I have been having so many dreams about you too. The day you arrive, how big you are going to be and what you are going to look like. Dad and I want you to have lots of hair, and with the old wives tale of heartburn creating lots of hair for you, I think you will be as hairy as a monkey!! We will see though...

So far things you may want to know about 2011 that may seem interesting to you when you get older are:

*Green Bay Packers won Super Bowl 45 with Aaron Rodgers as the MVP
*Bret Favre finally agreed to retire (something America has been waiting for since he became too big for his britches)
*Wisconsin had a huge blizzard leaving us with snow drifts up to 6 ft high
*This year is the year of the Rabbit in the Chinese Calendar
            -Some famous people born in the year of the Rabbit are Frank Sinatra and Andy Warhol (two people that mama loves)
*This time last year mom and dad never even knew eachother exsisted
*Your cousin Julia gambled for the first time and won (she was only a week and a half old)
*As of this week, the number one song to hit the charts is "Grenade" by Bruno Mars (I haven't hear it yet)

There will be so much more to add to this list since it's only the second week of February... and I am hoping that I can keep up with it.

That will be it for now, but I promise to keep an update on you after my doctor's appointment tomorrow.

Love you Lucy!