Big Bad Belly Shots Finale – 37 Weeks
by Karla ° Monday, December 18, 2006
I had my last doctor’s appointment and ultrasound today. All is well, and my doctor has suggested keeping my feet up this week to help ensure I don’t go into labour. It’s a good thing we did some Christmas baking last weekend. Now I absolutely have an excuse to sit on my ass and pig out on reverse chocolate chip cookies and cookie stuffed brownies.

I’m scheduled for a non stress test this Wednesday as a final means of reassurance that baby is doing well before the c-section.


At this point I feel:

- about as graceful as a centipede on crutches.
- as limber as an arthritic thumb
- as heavy as a one could expect to feel with the weight of a bowling ball hovering between her legs
- 100% excited to meet my baby this Friday


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You look GORGEOUS! Wow! THIS FRIDAY! My how time flies!
Posted by Blogger Heather :  December 18, 2006
 

How exciting!!

Enjoy these last few nights of uninterrupted sleep!!

You look wonderful!!
Posted by Blogger Deborah :  December 18, 2006
 

Only 4 more days! And you my dear, are positvely radiant!

I hope you are enjoying the few days of relaxation left *although I'm certain that you are also very excited to hold Nate in your arms* Congratulations to you and Mark, Karla! Merry Christmas as well! =)

Freya =)
Posted by Anonymous Anonymous :  December 18, 2006
 

How exciting! The countdown begins.
Posted by Blogger Kate :  December 18, 2006
 

You are stunning. Really.
I will be home for Christmas in Reinga on Friday but will be checking the computer obssessively for news of Nate's arrival. SO EXCITED AM I!
Posted by Anonymous Amanda :  December 18, 2006
 

I am so glad, I can't wait to see him!!

I can tell your haircut went over well, you look absolutely beautiful!!
Posted by Blogger Melanie :  December 18, 2006
 

You are in my thoughts & prayers this week, I'm so excited for you!
Posted by Blogger KittyBean :  December 18, 2006
 

Wow, Friday!! Excited to hear some news. I hope you don't mind but I will be praying for you that day, like crazy!

I have a good feeling that Nate will be absolutely perfect!

Merry Christmas, Hon!
Posted by Anonymous donna :  December 18, 2006
 

I am one hundred percent excited, too!

Technically, only four more days!

Whoo-hoo!

Keep those feet up, my dear, and relax.
Posted by Blogger Gina :  December 18, 2006
 

you'll all be in my thoughts on Friday. How exciting! And you DO look fabulous.
Posted by Anonymous Jennifer :  December 18, 2006
 

How exciting!!! Enjoy the best possible excuse to put your feet up :)
Posted by Blogger Robyn :  December 18, 2006
 

What is a non stress test. Do you go in and sit on a recliner and eat chocolates or something.

Time really flies. I can hardly believe that you will have Nate on Friday. That just leaves him one whole day to get you a Christmas present..
 

Oh Wow, I can't believe he is almost here. I Can't wait to see his cute face.
Mackenzie's birthday is on Thursday, very close to Nate's Birthday.
Merry Christmas to you all and Big hugs and prayers coming your way.
Posted by Blogger Tammy :  December 18, 2006
 

Just so, so happy for you!
Enjoy. I can't wait to read about you shaving your legs for the first time after Nate's arrival...next July.
Posted by Blogger AmandaD :  December 18, 2006
 

You look amazing..beautiful..and peaceful!! I am soooooo excited for you and can't wait to hear how wonderful it felt for you to hold your little boy for the very first time. You will contuie to be in my thoughts daily. Lots of love & hugs coming your way. Now go sit your bootie on the couch and soak up the last few days you have left of peace & quiet and sleep. Although I have a feeling you won't miss it at all!!
 

So very excited for you guys!

Cant wait to see pictures of him!
Posted by Blogger TBG :  December 18, 2006
 

WOW! So excited for you guys! Where exactly did that time go?

You look just awesome!

My heart will be with you and Mark all this week, and we can't wait to meet baby Nate.

*HUGS*

Mandi
Posted by Blogger Mandi :  December 18, 2006
 

Oh, wow!

I am SO excited!

Judy - Anybody Home
www.judyh58.blogspot.com
Posted by Anonymous Anonymous :  December 18, 2006
 

You look amazing! I can't believe I've been watching you through this whole thing, and in a few short days you'll be holding your precious baby...I can't wait to see him!!!
Posted by Blogger Arlene :  December 19, 2006
 

I have to agree, you look absolutely radiant! You look like you are all belly! I'm so excited for you this Friday!! I'll definantly be thinking of you!
Posted by Blogger Amber :  December 19, 2006
 

OK, enough with this, let’s get to the important part – which of those gifts under the tree is for me?

Hey, early happy birthday to the best gift of all, and remember, BLOGGING can be done while sitting and eating baked goods! I’ve proven that more than once.
Posted by Blogger methatiam :  December 19, 2006
 

I CAN'T BELIEVE IT'S THIS FRIDAY KARLA! I am so excited for you! Enjoy every moment of lounging around and eating those cookies, you deserve it! You look amazing and definitly have that pregnant happy mommy glow! I can't wait to see the post of little Nate's perfect birth. Keeping you in my prayers.
Posted by Blogger Patyrish :  December 19, 2006
 

Karla... I can tell from all your photos that you are worried about the wee one, as you almost never smile in them.

Be sure to take a few of you looking at your tummy and smiling!!!! :)


It's going to go GREAT and by this time next week you are going to be miserable with hurting boobs, jelly belly and lack of sleep... and you'll be the happiest silly new Mommy on the face of the earth for it! LOL.
 

I am so excited for you and can't wait to see that sweet baby!
Posted by Blogger Finelly :  December 19, 2006
 

Wow, you look absolutely wonderful! That is definitely one of the cutest little baby bellies I've ever seen. It's such a sweet, warm picture of Christmas and the tree looks so traditional. I love it!
 

Your Sons Bday Is or around christmas? My 7 year old Daughter was Born Christmas Eve WoW!! You are an Inspiration to me Karla Your writting Is Great and I wrote You about this Before and so I wanted to know how you do it? LOL I love to write but not as good as you, My Hands are good For massaging not writting, But I still try It. LOL. well Thanks for taking the time to read this.
 


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