8.20.2008

Another 2.5"

Every man's desire, right?

That's the amount of rain we've gotten on the Ponderosa in the last 24 hours. If you could see me, you'd see me doing a happy dance. Not really, but I'm doing one in my head. I don't know what kind of total that makes for the last week or so, but I'd say we're over 6", which was much needed in my neck of the woods. My pond was low and my grass was crunchy- the woes of living in the country, right?

Speaking of my head, it's congested. Apparently, that's one of the many curses blessings of pregnancy. Aw who am I kidding? It's a curse and it's driving me batshit crazy. I know Afrin isn't recommended especially because it's addictive, but it's my only salvation for the one-side-of-my-nose-that-won't-let-me-breathe. About 60 seconds after using, the rain stops, the clouds part and the angels begin to sing. I really am trying to use it sparingly, and have only used it for a couple of days, but find me a saline nasal spray that will light my world on fire and I'll switch. My child doesn't have a PRAYER when it comes to allergies, so I prefer to think that I'm teaching him early.

Yes, I referred to "it" as a "him", but I won't know for sure until Monday, August 25 at approximatly 2:30pm. Let's all say a prayer for "open leg vibes" so we can see the weiner that I know is in there. Good Lord if it's a girl, You better help us all.

We are in the process of painting our bedroom Chocolate Chip. We're also convinced that the paint smells like an M&M. And by "we", I mean "him", because (and I quote) "I don't know how to paint". Fine, whatever. I need to schedule all household projects during pregnancy- this rocks. The room looks awesome- dark brown walls with eye popping white trim. I can't wait for a finished product to post a picture of. No before pictures, but I'd rather not remember it anyway. He's also going to turn the built-in "vanity" that looks like it should be in a 1950s hotel room into shelves and storage. My man is so handy. IFyouknowwhatImean.

For those of you dying to know, Shiner in the dog house is going very well. I only feel guilty about once a day, but he's taken to it like a pig in slop. Especially with all this rain, I'm so glad he's got a safe and dry place to rest his paws. He's such a good boy. Kit, on the other hand, (remember, she's the princess?) is slowly losing her marbles. Last night, I opened the door and told her to go potty. She looked at me and without hesitation, ran out of the room and down the hallway to her bed. She did this not once, but twice. It left us both scratching our heads... silly dog. He finally convinced her to go outside where she took yet another dinosaur shit after getting into two leftover sausage patties and a breakfast taquito. Yes, it was my fault for leaving it on her level. Yes, I was pissed at her, but I really couldn't justify it because she did exactly what I knew she would do. So now she's perfect and predictable. *eye roll*

6 comments:

Cerulean Blue said...

ok, so the rotating baby you have floating on the side of your blog is making me chuckle b/c of the umbilical cord.. I had to do a double take... esp w/ all the "weiner" talk...LOL...

Glad Shiner's adjusting! and send some more rain this way... the hill country's running a little dry... even when it sprinkles...

Cristal said...

Ah, yes- schedule ALL needed household repairs now. ;) Smart girl.

Anonymous said...

those paint fumes aren't good for you either, no painting for you!

Maureen

addiebaby said...

One of the crappiest parts of my pregnancy was the perpetually stuffy nose. I used Afrin until my OB gave me a Rx for a nasal spray. I thought I was in trouble and would NEVER be able to stop using it. The last day I used it was when I went into labor. It was even packed in my hospital bag but immediately after the baby was born my nose cleared up. Haven't touched it since. You'll be okay!

Diane Mandy said...

Sara, for a laugh you should try this site. http://makemebabies.com/ It generates a baby based on your photos. Later, you can compare the virutal baby for the original.

PS. I can't help but root for a girl. Better choice in baby clothes!

Cristal said...

waiting... waiting... b/g?