Saturday, September 8, 2012

the nursery

now that the nursery is completed i would like to thank the great people at, pinterest, and my good friend and fellow pregger, catie, for all their help!  i've seriously been working on planning and executing this nursery for over 6 months now.  it's one of the only fun things to do while being pregnant.  luckily jay understands my obsession with the color and my sheer hate for baby boy blue.  we zeroed in on doing the nursery in light gray and grass green very early on.

 custom bedding from rockytopdesign on etsy. it took a loooong time for it to come, but totally worth it.

 furniture and glider from buybuybaby
amazing chevron animal prints(gift from the "dayton aunts") from zeppiprints on etsy

 because the room is so small and we have the bright green and lots of pattern going on already, we chose to just do matching white wooden southern blinds like we have in the rest of the house.  because there are no blinds, it's really hard to snap a good shot of that area of the nursery!

done with my checklist

rest of items bought off of registry? check
nursery finished? check
baby 101 class? check
find a pediatrician? check
baby and mommy's bag packed for hospital? check

now starts the waiting game.  i am so lucky that i had time to finish all of these things in the past month since i haven't been able to travel.  however, now i'm a little bored and just playing the "waiting game" til he comes.  i don't think i've had a "nesting" stage where i feel the urge to clean, but i have felt the strong need to get everything ready just in case.  maybe it's just wishful thinking that the baby will come early!  

at our 34 week appointment, we found out that baby lahara's head is measuring at 38.5 weeks and he is already 6lbs!  our new nickname for him is "bobby" from the cartoon "bobby's world" with his ginormous head and black spiky hair.  it definitely makes me nervous that he's now projected to be an 8.5lb baby.   

a few days ago i felt the baby "drop" and now instead of his feet kicking relentlessly under my bra, he's pedaling around my belly button.  now that he's "getting ready" to come down i can feel my pelvic bones separating and my thighs are so sore all day like i did an intense workout with the in/out thigh machine at the gym. arghh, i can breathe so much better now but "dropping down" is bringing on a whole new set of pains. 

one last look at baby lahara... 34 weeks