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    Wednesday, April 26, 2006
    i wonder if it's normal... lately, i've been feeling i'm really going to miss my me-and-my-firstborn's bonding time. i'm due very soon (running my 34th week now) and as the days and weeks go by, i can't help but think about how i'll manage to still give enough bonding time with my firstborn. one thing keeping my hopes up is that my mom will come here (hopefully!) by mid next month... when the 6-month visa will be approved.

    one factor could be because i've been a SAHM since we got here on valentine's day... so that's 24/7 with my little one. even if at times i feel like shouting my lungs out at his tantrums, the frustrating toilet training (that still has not been successful) and the ever kulit voice! :) wouldn't trade having the chance to be a SAHM... so far! :)

    but we'll see, and i'll post it here! :)
    Thursday, April 20, 2006
    suddenly 30
    it's my big 3-0-th birthday yesterday! happy birthday to me! :)

    it really feels that i'm suddenly 30... well, it's all just numbers, anyway! :p

    hubby surprised me with a new watch and a birthday ice cream cake in bed... complete with candles (10 nga lang)! it was a weekday and he has work so nothing much happened. i just cooked the traditional pancit bihon, siomai and lechon paksiw.

    we will be going out with some friends this weekend, after a very busy friday and saturday. our things from the shipment will be delivered tomorrow, finally!

    thanks for all those who remembered. god bless! :)
    Wednesday, April 12, 2006
    house arrest
    that's the term i choose to describe my condition right now. doctor advised that i should take it easy, not to do too much walking, and try to rest as much as possible. in short, he means i should be on bedrest until my next check-up on the 24th.

    last friday was my 31st week check-up and i complained to him that i've been feeling some pressure in my pelvic area, so he did an i.e. and checked. he said that the baby is lying a bit low... not to low but still low. so he recommended me to take meds that will suppress contractions and another one for the heart because the first one has an effect on the heart. the news saddened me, as we were planning to go to disneyland for my birthday. but then i should rest. hopefully, come the 24th, he'll tell me it's ok and that i can start doing the walks now... and then we will go to disneyland! :)

    i'm also sad for my little boy, he goes on house arrest with me, as well. nobody else can bring him to the playground, but he doesn't seem bored, anyway so i guess it's ok for him, too. i planned to bring him to the playground today but it's a bit chilly and cloudy, so better wait for the weekend instead, when his dad can run after him while i just sit in one spot enjoying the view.

    hoping that things will be better in the coming weeks. and i think it will... i've been feeling a lot better since i've taken the meds and been taking it easy. getting up from bed and from my seat is not that much of a challenge... things are looking a bit bright for me! maybe i'll see the disney castle before the month ends! :)
    Saturday, April 1, 2006
    spring time!
    it's spring time in switzerland and everything is bright and blooming! :) it's just nice because we still haven't received our car yet, hopefully, next week! but this time, we'll be walking along the lake during weekends. lovely!