Saturday, October 13, 2007

halfway there ...

I thought I'd leave this blog exclusively to my 'patterned projects'. But, this morning, I just thought, why not ... let's throw in a lil bit of 'personal project update' in the blog as well. So here goes ... (if it gets too boring, lengthy, not-quite-patterned-enough, or all of the above, you might as well skip this entry).


So. I'm now halfway-through the 40-weeks journey. That's right. As of tomorrow, I enter my 6th month of pregnancy with baby number 2. Has to be said, this pregnancy has definitely been more challenging, both physically and emotionally, as compared to the first pregnancy. I tire more easily this time round, have a much bigger rear (much to my utter dislike!), have an almost addictive craving for all food spiced and/or heavily-drown in herbs, and dissing chocolates (this has GOT to be the biggest shock in terms of my appetite ... saying 'no' to chocs? hmmm... it's just unheard of if you're Mrika! haha).

On a lighter note, I'm terribly anxious and equally excited to welcome a second baby into our lives. The gap's quite big by what-seems-to-be-the-current-trend. Big brother's just turned 4 in August, and so in terms of years apart, he and lil one will be 5 years apart when baby arrives in late Feb/early March next year. For all the right reasons, I'd say the said-gap is pretty good.

I'm counting the weeks now to when I'm 'allowed' to start buying things for the baby. I've my eye on some rather pretty lil items to adorn baby with, but as the hubs has reminded me, it's still a bit early to start shopping for them things. And yes, he IS right. So, I've instead busied myself with some lil projects on my end. Just to distract me a bit, and well, to start a lil collection of things for baby. 'Home-made with much love from mother to child'. Hehe... if there was a tagline to go with these lil projects, that could well be it. :-)

Am actually running late now. Raya duties - read: open houses to fill our ever-ready-willing-to-swallow-them-food-spread tummies. So, I'll leave you all for now, and will continue this entry with photos of some completed projects.

4 comments:

refugee said...

salam ...

have been viewing your blog every now and then ...

you're definitely talented! everything's lovely! how i wish i could be as talented and creative ...

anyway ... all the best for your 2nd pregnancy ... whatever you do take care!

wassalam ...

mrika said...

refugee: thank you! :-) keep coming by for more views, yea ... though not guaranteed i'll update the blog as often as i should be.

Mrs Fluffy Head said...

it's never too early to start buying baby stuff, in my opinion! haha.. but yeah, org tua2 ckp wait until at least 7 months. which seems like forever!

in my case, i had to physically restrain myself from buying more baby stuff since i still have all eez's old things. but i couldn't resist buying additional rompers at mothercare. too cute to resist!

enjoy the rest of your pregnancy, mrika!

Mommy at Home said...

The mommy-to-baby project sounds sweet, do post photos when it's done!

Yup, I agree with Mrs Fluffy Head that it's never to early to buy baby stuff. Hehehe...but my mom pun didn't let me buy any clothes before the 7th month so I did the next best thing, I shopped online! Since delivery took forever, it didn't look like I was buying too early. I know, my rationalisation doesn't make sense :P