Sunday, September 19, 2010

Last Day

Baby Carter is now 8 days late and is being forced out tomorrow. So, today was our official "last day of Independent Mark and Kathy." Thinking about how much life will change for us makes me nervous and a little sad. Mark and I have had so much fun together over the past 7 years that it's hard to accept things changing too much. So, today we knew we had to enjoy every moment. The day started off with a delicious breakfast at Panera and then a nice long walk on the trail at Lakeshore with Bentley. It was a beautiful morning, and it was so nice to enjoy it just the three of us. We came back home and relaxed and then got the house clean for when we come back. Then we had dinner at PF Chang's and walked off some of our dinner strolling around the Summit. When we got home, we enjoyed the night with Bentley on our front porch. Have I mentioned how much we love our front porch? We live out there. Anyway, Mark and I have definitely enjoyed lots of fun adventures together, but some of our most favorite memories are days just like today. We're hoping for a somewhat smooth day tomorrow, and we can't wait to share the news of our arrival!

I love my boys! Aren't they the cutest?

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Just Waiting

As you can see by the ticker and by the size of my belly, we are only days away from meeting this little one. We are more than ready to meet him/her. For weeks, the doctor has said... "could be any day now." Hearing that just makes the wait seem even longer. I have not made any progress in the last couple weeks, so it seems like Baby will probably arrive after the due date. I think we're as ready as we'll ever be. The nursery is complete, clothes are washed, bags are packed, and names are picked out! Everyone at school is shocked when they see me every morning... apparently I look huge and ready! I'm so thankful that I still feel great. I haven't had any swelling or stretch marks.

The other thing we have been anxiously anticipating has started... AUBURN FOOTBALL! We made it to the first game, and it was so fun just to be back in Auburn. Of course, I finally got my Amsterdam turkey wraps and sweet potato chips that I've been craving. Our offense was exciting to watch, and we are really looking forward to this season. I did have some contractions on the way home from the game. I didn't tell Mark, though, because I knew that panic would ensue. Sadly, this is the only picture that we got at the game.