miss me? i can't believe it's been two weeks without a single post. what i can't believe even more is how much i haven't really noticed.
well, i take that back ... i'm always writing blog posts in my head to you all ... things happen in my life and i think about how funny they are, or thought-provoking, and i want to share that with you. but the honest to goodness truth is that in the past 2+ weeks (because my last post was the only one i posted that week), i've just been too tired. and i'm not used to it. i'm used to taking on the world and pushing myself hard and getting it done. but "they" are right ... the 3rd trimester is exhausting ... just like the first. except now, i also have insomnia, so some times, i'm so exhausted and still can't sleep or get comfortable ... but i also don't have the energy to get up and be productive. but i guess that's life.
meanwhile, i still don't have anything set up and ready for the baby yet. i really need to get on that. like yesterday. but since i last posted, i went to a conference in philly, a wedding in virginia, and an ordination and baptism in new york. apparently i felt the need to get three trips packed into my last two weeks that i'm allowed to travel. but don't worry, i'm staying in bmore for the duration. and believe me, i'm thrilled about that. i'm happy to not have to pack up again ... just a bag for the hospital. and i'm happy to get back to the regular day to day things ... like getting caught back up on laundry and cleaning the bathroom ... because with all the travel (and steve at the end of the semester), these things have only gotten attention when there was a crisis situation, like no clean underwear.
this week, i've been taking it easy at work, taking back some of the extra hours i'd put in over the previous two weeks, and am purging and packing up things i don't readily use, to create space for a pack-n-play, so that the kid has somewhere to sleep.
how are you all? i do miss sharing my silly little stories with you. i think the hardest part of the fatigue for me is the mental fatigue ... when i just can't even get up enough energy to write myself a to-do list. that's when you know i've been hit hard :) and i miss writing for myself and for you all. hopefully in these last few weeks before the kid arrives, i'll find a little creative energy to write and let you know how it's all coming together. because boy, do i have stories to share .... :)