Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Hot Pregnant Chick

No, I don't mean sexy. Unless you consider hippos sexy, then maybe... Yes, I'm comparing myself to hippos lately, but not in a bad way. Yesterday I was a happy hippo, with our Jeep selling and Dana's new job turning out better than expected. This actually is a running email joke. My friend Jenny and I email each other almost daily, and she began with an adjective and an animal in the subject line one day. I think it was to make me smile on a bad day. Since then we've come up with several, and yesterday mine was Happy Hippos.

The reason I'm hot, is our temperatures! I'm not usually one to complain about the heat, but then again, I've never been entering the third trimester in July/August. And these 100 degree temps aren't really the norm for us here in Central Washington. We'll definitely plan the next pregnancy better. Oh wait, that's right, we didn't plan this one God did, and there aren't plans for another pregnancy. I'm requesting that Dr. Rowles do whatever is necessary to my tubes to make sure that we stick to our 4 kids!

And the belly? Well it just keeps on growing! I'm outgrowing clothes like crazy. Most of my shorts no longer fit. Shirts are a difficult balance. I have to find them big enough in the belly and small enough in the shoulders. Mostly I compromise on something a bit too big in the shoulders and a bit smaller than I'd like in the belly. My favorite outfits? Dresses. Most of those, when cut right, fit still. And, in this heat, they are the most comfortable thing I can wear. For that I'm thankful!

Photos courtesy of our sitter Sam


jennifer said...

I'm glad things are making you happy (there is nothing hippo about you, even with your baby belly). Love the picture - you are a pretty expectant mother!!

Julie said...

You look fabulous!!!

barb said...

When my sister was carrying her TTTS boys, she outgrew things practically every other day! She looked about as fabulous as you do, too!

Casii said...

Honestly, you look wonderful! No hippos in sight!

Noe Noe Girl...A Queen of all Trades. said...

You look wonderful!

Julia said...

I think your belly is beautiful :) (I'm sure its frustrating, but still beautiful!)

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Carla said...

Hey girl, you are looking great!! (How come that 'pregnant glow' can only be seen by others?) So nice to hear from you. I just saw how you guys are having record heat. Oh, think of the memories you are making right now (giving birth to unplanned
TWINS in record heat, etc, etc). Stay a happy happy hippo;)

Jessica said...

Being pregnant is a great thing...no hippos...just a mommy!

I think this is my first time to your blog, feel free to stop by and say hello at my blog as well and I am going to add your blog to my list of blogs to follow...feel free to follow my blog as well.

Have a GREAT day! :)