Tuesday, September 30, 2008


Here's something fun about this stage of the pregnancy: I've starting thinking about myself in terms of "we". Now that I've seen baby Teresa's face and refer to her by name half the time, and now that I can feel her moving inside me almost every day (which is so much fun!), I'm far more aware of there being a little person with me all the time. So I approach tasks and pleasures as a "team" experience - now WE eat something, WE go somewhere, WE hear someone. I love it!

1 comment:

Katherine T. Lauer said...

The "we" is so lovely! I experienced the same thing with my first pregnancy. I felt as though I were never alone for nine long months. So, let me tell you how shocking a feeling it was after I gave birth in the hospital, after I held and nursed my son for an hour, then my husband went with my son to the nursery, my doula went home, and my LDR nurses went back to their stations. I was ALONE in the delivery room, not yet transferred to my recovery room. Utterly alone. I hadn't been alone for one single second for 37 weeks. It was a horrible feeling and after about 20 minutes (I can't believe it took me that long), I called for a nurse to come be with me because it was crazy to leave a hormonal woman who just gave birth an hour ago ALONE.