I can’t help but to wonder,
who is sitting on the other side and reading my thoughts?
Is there anyone out there listening?
Today has been a less productive day, but you’ve gotta have those sometimes too. I did manage to go for a longer walk this morning, which felt good but other than that I’ve only been laying around the house. Just what Sundays are for, don’t you think? Tomorrow is a new week and new opportunities can arise. I will probably start my day quite early and hopefully continue it with studying. Maybe I’ll allow myself a shopping break. But all of that can wait till morning comes. Right now I’m going to enjoy the peaceful surroundings.
As we grow older we often forget the dreams we had as little children. Dreams that never were too big for your imagination. But as you grow up you see the world for what it truly is. And you finally understand why Peter Pan never wanted to grow up. You start living a life you never saw yourself having. And those dreams once dreamed become a faded memory. But don’t forget them because they are here to make us feel invisible.
My greatest dream may be to love the love of my life till the day I die. And letting the world remember us by attaching a lock to a love bridge with our initials on it. Maybe we’ll even live in London. Have a picnic with our children in Hyde Park. Or watch the sunrise at the beach together.
And even though I’m not the most spontaneous person, I would love to buy a random ticket for a flight or throw a dart at a map and travel to that destination. Maybe even learn the language of that country fluently. And when I don’t spend all my money on traveling I would go on a shopping spree without a budge, or better yet have my own clothing line.
Right now it may seem impossible but hold on to the dreams you once dreamed.
Every year I start my spring with a closet cleaning. I’ve had an urge to do this the last couple of days and today I finally found the time. While the little one was sleeping, I could at last go and clean out my closet. I found clothes I knew I would never wear again, clothes that were worn out and had done their dead, and clothes that I’ve bought but never really worn, outside my own home of course. I’m sure I’ve still got things I know I’ll never wear but just don’t have the heart to throw away just yet.
It’s like a weight has been lifted of my shoulders. Now I also have an excuse to go shopping again, cause some of the things I threw out I do need again just in a bigger size. Tomorrow I will continue on with the rest of the house, but that’s more washing and scrubbing cabinets and floors. Wish me luck!
Maybe you learned something new about me. Now I challenge you to do this tag! Leave a link to your blog in the comments so that I can read your answers.
I really want to take a moment and look back at the pregnancy I’ve had. This was my first one and there something special about all firsts I think. You experience everything with new and curious eyes. You’ll wonder if things are normal because this new journey you’ll about to go on hasn’t been a reality for you. So this is a summary of my 38 week long pregnancy.
♥ Week 3: We’ve got a positive pregnancy test on the 18th of May 2016.
♥ Week 6: Feeling very nauseated – and suddenly the smell and taste of coffee is disgusting.
♥ Week 8: Feeling nauseated every single day and spending my 3 week holiday at home on the couch watching reruns of old shows. Dozing off in the middle of the day because of tiredness.
♥ Week 13: Finally got the nerve to tell my mum about her first grandchild.
♥ Week 14: And then also told my dad about his first grandchild.
♥ Week 16: Told my boss at work that I was expecting, and suddenly more and more people around me knew about my little secret I’ve been carrying around
♥ Week 17: Felt babys first tiny movements.
♥ Week 18: Ultrasound! We could finally find out the sex of the baby and if everything is ok.
♥ Week 19: First stranger, a customer at work, asked if I was pregnant.
♥ Week 20: My belly is growing real fast now. Starting to get pains on the right side of my leg. And suddenly I can’t hold my bladder for as long as I used to.
♥ Week 21: Bought my first ‘mummy’-shirt and baby clothes with my cousin.
♥ Week 23: Felt babys first real kick. Sudden nausea also occurs, and I’m still tired but not as much as the first trimester.
♥ Week 25: First breastmilk arrived.
♥ Week 26: Lots of movements and flips in the morning. The weeks are starting to get by a little bit too fast now.
♥ Week 27: 90 days left! Starting to get bad gums – bleeding while I brush my teeth.
♥ Week 28: Baby is so much more active, also when I’m at work.
♥ Week 30: Began painting the nursery.
♥ Week 32: Finished the nursery and finally ordered a stroller. Sudden tiredness appears which ment sleeping more. While working I got more of a lower back pain.
♥ Week 33: Started drinking 3 liters of water everyday which also ment going to the toilet more then once every hour. Heating bag for my back was a necessity.
♥ Week 34: Suddenly noticed my hair getting really thick.
♥ Week 35: First pre labour contractions which lasted a couple of seconds. Constant pain down both side of my back, which turned out to be pneumonia.
♥ Week 37: Got stinging pain at my left lower back which lasted a couple of days. Every kick and movement is getting stronger, and baby is now pushing down.
♥ Week 38: Hurts to stand up straight especially on my right leg. Craving lots of carrots. And suddenly at the end of the week baby arrived.
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