Life

Well… um…

No comments on the last post! At all. That kind of reminds me why I don’t lay my heart out very often. I’ll just pick it back up off the blog floor now and go back to ‘safe’ posts. Or maybe I’ll just pretend you all forgot the way here and no-one read it. Yeah. That’s it.

OK, no more feeling sorry for myself, I promise. After I finished writing that post and went back to bed (yes, it was really that time here… not sleeping well of late), one Small person decided to have a party in my belly and remind me in her infinite wisdom that in the eternal cycle, life follows death just as certainly as death follows life.

Her! Yes, I said her 😉 ! See, you knew I wasn’t going to keep that secret for long, didn’t you? Yes, Small is a she-Small. She in fact has a name now, but in the interest of keeping something for later, I’ll keep that to myself.
(Also in the interest of just-in-case-the-sonographer-is-wrong… in which case we will of course name him ‘Sue’!)

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Check out the mugshot… check out that huge head! Yes, just like both of her parents, she needs a giant head to keep her giant brain in :giggle: Anyway, as the measurements came through (at 20 weeks, measuring about 21), my hopes of having a ‘normal’ birth began to fade. Either way, I will of course be happy, as long as she’s OK, but I really was hoping to avoid a second caesarian.

In other brief news, the three 2½ day cram is about to begin. I haven’t been able to focus on studying effectively for Monday’s exam, so tomorrow I’m running away to Mum’s place, sans family, to stick my head down and get it under control. You won’t notice I’m gone, of course… not because no-one visits my blog anymore (sob!), but because I have a fascinating post lined up to auto-post itself while I’m gone. Apart from that, I shall report back on Monday night.

PS. Ahh, now, you see, I look silly. I just get through posting this, then Annette left me the most lovely comment on the last entry. Thankyou Annette, I am humbled by your appreciation.

7 responses to “Life

  1. I wanted to leave a comment to your last post Melanie but I just couldn’t find the right words. A lot of what you said really summed up a lot of what I’m feeling at the moment.

    BUT, I am good at commenting on cute baby pictures. Congratulations – she is beautiful!!! Good luck with you exam and I’ll be looking out for the autopost.

    Take care of yourself.

  2. I agree with Jo. I think sometimes the reason we don’t get comments on such heartfelt posts are because they touch people so deeply that they don’t know what to say or where to start. Well said, Melanie. 🙂

  3. Congratulations on such a precious gift. She is beautiful.

  4. Hey Melanie,

    I’m sorry I didn’t leave a comment on your last post…things have been rushed the past few days and though I’m reading blogs I’m not posting many comments. I hope you know that I really enjoying reading your blog!

    Congratulations on SheSmall…from her first picture, she looks like a beauty. How does Finn feel knowing he’s got a little sister on the way?

  5. What a gorgeous littel girl!!!! Itsn’t it wonderful how feeling that little baby moving around inside you can bring up your spirits?

  6. How sweet–a little girl! How do you feel about being at the halfway point now? :giggle:

    And best of luck on your exams!

  7. How sweet a pic is that. Good luck on your exam. I look forward to reading your blog and watching your pregenancy progess on a regular basis. Hugs