The remaining time in Ger’s pregnancy can now be measured out in days, and we’ve taken notice of this fact. We’re enjoying sleep while we can and attending to the final details of the nursery. We’re also getting in some final quality time with our books, video games, and that vapid kid who works at the movie theater box office. We’ve also begun to make a list of things to take with us to the hospital and even started drafting a “birth plan”, which documents what we do and do not want to happen (bullet point number one: “Get me an Epidural!”; bullet point number two: “I’m not kidding, there had better be an epidural on the way!”).
As I mentioned, the nursery is just about complete. In fact, I put up a photo gallery that shows not only the finished nursery, but its transformation from double-sized bedroom into separate office and nursery. You should check it out, but be forewarned: it’s cute. Here’s a sample:
Other than that, Ger’s parents took her on (and graciously paid for) a last run to Babies R Us for delivery day essentials, though I have no doubts that we’ll be returning soon to buy this, that, and the other fuzzy thing. We have a full compliment of blankets, booties, and …a different kind of blanket. There are many nice things for our baby to poop and barf all over. I’ll post pictures.
Speaking of which, here’s the one for Geralyn this week: