The month was spent in confinement with Chickpea … at least in theory :p Looking back, the days have melted together and kinda flew by, which shows that I didn’t have it too bad, I guess? Let me try to recall the highlights … Read More
22 Jan, 9.00 pm (38 weeks, 7 days)
During my shower, I feel some water escape. At first I doubt myself and then I become sure, omg my waterbag is leaking … again. (This was also how my labour with Watermelon started.)
I put on a maternity pad, and lie down beside Watermelon to coax her to sleep. I feel a little sentimental thinking about how life is about to change in a huge way, and that this could be the last night of Watermelon being my only child.
I woke up at 6.30am in a panic, thinking I had wet the bed. Seems like a little more water continued to release.
I really want to eat nasi lemak, so I make NG bring me to Changi Village, after we drop off Watermelon at school. The plan is to eat, then walk along the beach, but the late morning becomes too hot to walk in the sun. Instead we eat chendol and then head home. Read More
What a huge month this January has been!
pregnancy updates — weeks 36 to 39
As it dawned on me that my pregnancy was going to end, I tried to savour it as much as possible. The mystery of what Chickpea looks like, the anticipation of her arrival, the last few weeks of carrying her in my body before it was time to share her with the world… Read More
When November ended, my energy levels were so low that even scrolling through Instagram tired me out. Lol. Not so much the physical act of scrolling of course, but the reading of emotionally charged posts that sapped out whatever little energy I had.
Thankfully I got better in December. At least I can still savour the last precious weeks of this pregnancy! Read More
gosh, is november over already? time flies! can’t believe it’s been 11 months of journaling this way + coming to end of 2019 + getting closer to my EDD!
Omigosh November’s here, which means we’re about 3 months away from my life changing forever. But first, a recap on October … Read More
So Chickpea’s gender reveal cake (finally) got baked and it’s a … it’s a … Read More