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Made it to March!!!

It's hard to believe I finally made it to March. It seems like it was just yesterday that I was finding out we were going to have a baby. Now I'm anxiously awaiting his arrival. I don't want him to come too early, but I sure can't wait to see his cute little face!

We have pretty much everything ready to go besides needing to pick up some diapers. I'd like to get some additional bottles too, but I have enough of the little bottles to get by for now. I kind of want to go to Costco and price their diapers but at this point, I don't think I want to travel an hour for diapers. So looks like I'll be going with the Up & Up brand at Target like I did with Alex. Let's just hope the quality is still the same. They used to be a lot like Pampers, and I loved Pampers for Alex. They just cost so much more than Up & Up. The best part is I can have them auto shipped for a discount AND I also get 5% for using my Redcard so I say WINNING!

I could probably spend this whole post talking about Ethan, but I think I also want to talk about our animals. Sadie has been such a good dog lately. I am so thankful she woke up one day and decided to quit testing our patience. Don't get me wrong she is still a handful but not like she was. I was getting really concerned about how this was going to work with Ethan coming. I think we will be just fine with some baby gates and CLOSE supervision.

Then we have my two lovely guinea pigs Mocha and Snickers. They've been such cute little piggies lately and Snickers is super vocal. It's gotten Sadie's attention, so we have to break her of trying to jump up to see them. I'm worried the cage is going to get knocked down. There are other cage alternatives, but they aren't nearly as nice. We also invested a lot of time/money into building the cage the way we wanted, so it didn't stick out like a sore thumb in the living room. I could move the girls to the playroom, but they are very social animals, and I think they would just be lonely and depressed. So I'll just have to keep working with Sadie not to mess with them.

Well, I think that kind of sums things up for now. I'm sure I'll be super busy come April so my next blog might be later in April. I'll also be starting to talk about my health and getting more physically fit come April. With the weight I've lost during pregnancy and having my diabetic specialist on my side even after Ethan is born I think I have a really good shot of getting back to where I was 3 years ago. That should hopefully get me completely off all diabetic medication as long as I continue to be healthy and stick with the lifestyle changes. In the meantime, keep being your positives selves, and we shall see you in April!

Totally Jen


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