Thursday, November 25, 2010

while up past midnight, munching ruebens

I don't think that I will ever be able to eat a Reuben again without my husband accusing me that I'm pregnant.

With ian it was toasted almond fudge ice cream. With Galen it was anything that was available to eat (reminds me of him now). Ewan's pregnancy consisted of perfectly balanced meals, and
Shanny had me not eating much but plain yogurt mixed with applesauce (not pleasant, but it was the only thing I could stomach). I don't recall anything particular about what I ate in Clay's pregnancy.

It really feels in many ways as if the baby takes a hold of your body and refuses to give it back for a couple years. And aat that time he only relents his hold on you because you have been overtaken by another being-that you are incapable of separating with for the first 9 months.

I was kinda hoping to have this be a longer, more insightful post... maybe i will come back and revise it when i think of more to say.

Friday, November 12, 2010

Baby Blue

do you know why they call it baby blue? because every single piece of baby boy clothes is in that color.

Mom went shopping down at our favorite kid store in Rochester and brought me back baby blue clothing. A whole wardrobe of baby blue baby clothing. The materials, brand, and size varied slightly, but the color not 1 measurement on the chromometer.

In fact when you start checking website for upscale baby clothes, baby blue is almost 100% guaranteed color to find baby clothes in. All the layettes seem to be baby blue.

I think i am beginning to understand one reason i really wanted a girl. Pink, purple and more pinks, with a touch of orange, green or yellow, sounds way more exciting then baby blue. True, you can find a fair assortment of baby pink out there- but at least there is variation in the shades and the ability to add ruffles and laces.