lady or gentleman?

by humanmama on August 17, 2014

One of the best things about surprise pregnancies is that once you do find out, some of it has already passed. With our third, we actually tried for a while to get pregnant, so when I found out I was pregnant, I was, like, ten minutes pregnant. Or so. With this one? I was like… “um, pregnant? No, I don’t think so. Oh, three months, you say?”

So, in all, it’s pretty nice to be more than halfway done already!

I feel pretty good, too, and maybe that’s because I’m just so freaking busy all the time I don’t have as much time to devote to actually feeling feelings, but it does seem that this one is the (uh-oh…where’s the wood to knock on…) easiest so far. There! I said it! Universe, strike me down. I’m pretty sure one should never say that. But, I did, and if you have three just go right ahead and have the fourth, because that first half might not be bad for you, either! I have had migraines, and exhaustion, but I have those anyway. No biggie.

Being halfway done, I bet you’re wondering what sort of baby is in there: the male sort, or the female sort. Hm. I should probably make you guess, or at least suffer.

A boy would being wholeness, right? I mean, two girls and two boys? But, of course, a girl would bring common sense (haha! just kidding, boys!)…I mean, a girl would be adorably cute AND able to wear the five wardrobes of girls’ clothes I’ve been saving for 8 years. So, which do you think? Either way, it doesn’t matter to me. I’m so busy feeling blessed that everyone is healthy I couldn’t possibly care which gender the new baby is. I’ve seen a lot of FB and twitter friends suffering with sick, or even terminally ill children, and I am full of gratitude for our health. Don’t think we take it for granted one bit.

Okay, place your bets. Girl or boy: whaddya think?!


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