All of the sudden I feel the pressure.. or maybe it's just hormones.
We are on a serious count down. Baby is coming in... +/- 10 weeks!!!
My heart was heavy yesterday, not for regret of procreating- but simply grieving for the loss of our 'two-person' relationship. The intimacy and bond is amazing in marriage and that will never be done away with- I am sure, but it will change.
So, to facilitate one "Last Adventure" before baby comes out Steve and I are heading to the Mountains for the weekend. (Props to my mom for leaving the house available for usage.) I have a whole itinerary planned out. Mostly relaxing, but some planned events. As I requested of my dear, tolerant husband, 'just keep your mind open'.
Friday night we'll be hitting up the movies for the opening of Bourne Ultimatum. Saturday will be full; Enjoying a walk up memory lane... to the place where Steve asked me to marry him. We'll take some fun photos there together with baby in belly. Then we'll head to downtown Asheville for sightseeing and dinner at Barley's Taproom, the best pizza ever... and then for the FUN part! Saturday evening we're hoping to go Square dancing in Hendersonville! We'll see how that one pans out, but it's on the agenda non-the-less. Sunday morning will be for old times' sake- we're going to go to the Grove Park Inn for coffee (er, whatever I can drink) and enjoy music by the two guitarists who played at our wedding. Most romantic, no? And this special time will conclude an era--at least for a few years.
All of you experienced parents out there, feel free to leave me hope-filled messages of how you have kept your relationship healty after having kids. And please leave any thoughts on how to get my Ducks in a row in the next 10 weeks! There is so much to do, prepare for and expect! It's truely overwhelming.