Still no baby, yet. I’ve been quite anxious because I really don’t want to get medically induced (as of now, I’ll be induced on New Year’s Day). *SIGH* So, in the meantime, I’ve been nesting like crazy and picking up things to create a zen (or spa)-like environment for the home. My favorite acquisitions have been Nordstrom’s hydrocotton towels (which are currently 20% off, by the way), Aveda’s eucalyptus oil, and Deneve’s electric diffuser.
In addition to getting home stuff (for the current and new house), I’ve also been doing some cleaning out. Locked out of my eBay account for several months because I had forgotten my password (and was unable to reset it because all of my phone and address info was out of date), I finally remembered it today. It just came to me–like magic. So, I took the opportunity to list a few items for sale. All of these things are from my stockbroker days (when the job required me to dress to the nines–like they say, “Always Be Closing”). Needless to say, being pregnant and a soon-to-be-stay-at-home-mom doesn’t and won’t require as snazzy of a uniform.
People are always talking about post-partum depression. Don’t know about that but I’ve been feeling some “pre-partum” depression (if you can call it that)–meaning, I’ve been getting panic and anxiety attacks and melancholia about the health of the baby and/or the thought of not having D by my side at all times. And then I’ll break out in tears just feeling incredibly grateful for having D in my life and finally knowing what true love really is (I know, it’s sappy but I’ve always been a sentimental person). Perhaps it’s the raging hormones inside me but one thing’s for sure–I don’t think I’d make it through this pregnancy if it weren’t for D.