365 ONE: day 231…Boob Belly Shelf

Day 213: August 26th, 2012 = COMPLETE!!!!!!

Cardio was = Walking

Dance of the Day was = “Precious” by Depeche Mode

Improvised Acting Video I uploaded to my other blog was = “Creepo In The Corner”

Anything to Note =

I had a boozy long lunch yesterday – well not me of course, my friends Clare, Emily and Laura did and did me proud by drinking for me and the little schmonkie 🙂

It was also pouring out, I mean super pouring, so we got stuck, and even though the restaurant we went to was close to me, it was crazy sideways rain outside so we stayed. We all met for lunch and left 6 hours later in the prime of dinner time! I’m sure the wait staff must have loved us haha!

Anyway, the convo naturally would always come around to babies frequently. And with each bottle of wine all the fun questions came out!

As well as the baby naming game!! Which I had to shut down haha!!

I know, I know – I have to deal with that soon – trying to finish this one book first and then will move on back to the baby name book!

Names game then moved to feeling Bubbles game 🙂

I loved how everyone wants to feel the little monkey move – and despite the little one being naughty and usually not bubbling when you want him to, they actually managed to feel him! I think me sitting for 6 hours schmooshed him enough for him to have to shift about! Sorry Tess – I know you waited for ages at my NYC baby shower to feel a kick/bubble and got nothing but that doesn’t mean the little schmonkie doesn’t love you!!!

Anyway, one of the best questions asked yesterday was – do my boobs rest on my belly now?? And I had never really thought about it to be honest or noticed that as something hilarious, as it is, as they do rest there!! Haha!! When I sit down – like right now writing this blog – its like a perfect perch!

I guess I never imagined that the pregnant belly would sit out and from so high up – although that’s the stereotype for carrying a boy – but I also don’t have small boobs. I looked down as I was about to type and yup, they are sitting on their belly shelf haha!!

I could hide things under there! Or lose things!! 🙂

I’ve been watching those Border Patrol shows on TV…so this could be a good smuggling tactic haha!!


365 ONE: day 178…No More Room To Grow Methinks!

Day 178: July 4th, 2012 = COMPLETE!!!!!

Cardio was = Walking

Dance of the Day was = “The Weekend” by Michael Gray

Improvised Acting Video I uploaded to my other blog was = “Lion Hair”

Anything to Note =

Happy 4th of July to Everyone!!!!!!!!

One week today until I leave!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! WOWZA!!!!!!!!!

So much to do, so little time…crazy mode! And all I want to do is sit by the A/C all day and watch Netflix…a wish, oh how I can wish!

I am getting some weird discomfort in my stomach – happened yesterday evening and then again this morning – it’s like around my ribs and it’s making it hard to pick up things from the ground or bend over – I am thinking the little schmonkey is getting in all kinds of places inside my stomach with his constant moving!

My mum said that either I or my brother (can’t remember) was stuck up in her ribs for a long time towards the end of her pregnancy….let’s hope that doesn’t happen!!

The bubbles are not supposed to be aimed at my organs little schmonkey!!!

That’s just a bizarre concept isn’t it??? I mean the whole thing is!! A little mini human growing inside of you is CRAZY!!!! And that there is room for that is CRAZY!!! And that the organs move around to allow this nature work is FREAKY!!!!!!

I know I’m going to get bigger but I just don’t know how that’s possible!!! How is there any more room to do so!! I feel HUGE and sooooooooooo stretched and bloated already!!!

It’s making my eye twitch again just thinking about it!!! HAHA!!

It’s funny as your eye twitching feels like it’s so dramatic and a huge gesture like you can’t stop winking or something, when in reality it is barely noticeable! But if feels ridiculous – especially when you are trying to talk to someone and you are looking at them in the eyes and then the twitch happens! HAHA!!

365 ONE: day 175…Topsy-Turvy Today

Day 175: July 1st, 2012 = COMPLETE!!!!!

Cardio was = Walking

Dance of the Day was = “Beautiful Day” by U2

Improvised Acting Video I uploaded to my other blog was = “No Baby in Stroller?”

Anything to Note =

Happy July everybody!!

I can’t believe it is July 1st….that is crazy!!

July means…..

– London Olympics are soon!

– summer is here!

– only 11 days until I leave!!!! Now that is CRAZY!!!!

I had a great day yesterday at my baby shower – but unfortunately today I am not feeling so great 😦

I don’t know why – could be the heat, the severe crappo sleep I had last night or the pile up of severe crappy sleeps I’ve had for a long long time really, being on my feet all day yesterday – although I’m always on my feet and busy so maybe that is piling up too, the amount of upside down/out of order/topsy turvy random foods I ate yesterday – I remember going back and forwards between sweet and then back to bbq food! One minute I was eating a burger, then a piece of amazing BLUE velvet cake (Thank you Amy!!!!) back to ribs, to brownie bites, to steak and so forth! So could have been that.

Or it could just be a combination of all of the above.


I don’t know – once I got back home after doing things this morning/afternoon I had to seriously take it easy and lie down.

I hope it goes away by tomorrow as I have another majorly crammed day!

I know, I know – I need to take it easy…hopefully soon.

Right now I am just trying to get through the next 11 days and get on that 10.55pm plane to London next Wednesday as my to-do list is still seriously long and there is just soooo much to do!!

365 ONE: day 174…Baby Shower!

Day 174: June 30th, 2012 = COMPLETE!!!!!

Cardio was = Walking

Dance of the Day was = “Breakeven” by The Script

Improvised Acting Video I uploaded to my other blog was = “Baby Shower”

Anything to Note =

Today was my baby shower!!

Thank you Paloma, Tess, Brianna and Elisabeth for hosting and throwing me a wonderful and amazing baby shower!!! You guys are amazing and the best, and too good to me!!

Thank you guys for also creating the Fat Jar! And taking some of my money!!! ARGH!!! I was warned this would exist at the baby shower – if I called myself Fat I would have to put a dollar into the Fat Jar! Well, I thought it was just the word Fat, but apparently it applied to any synonym of the word Fat…so when I called myself a Whale…twice apparently…I lost some money!

And I really had to catch myself since I wore a form-fitting, or rather bump-forming, dress today. I figured I had to actually show off the bump since the day was about the bump!! And celebrating the bump! So I couldn’t wear my usual hiding massive outfits!

So when I tried to lie down on the loungers to do some Zoe tanning, (although people came to get me out of the sun and not overheat the little schmonkey so that failed), and people were taking photos I called myself a Whale….and BOOM!! There went some money!

So it worked guys as I held back as much as I could after that!!!

It was a great day!! Even though the little schmonkey did not give Tess or Michelle what they wanted – a bubble!! The little schmonkey was probably mad at me for being in the heat, and on my feet all day, and eating all kinds of random food!

Tess tried very hard to get some sort of kick – she sang to the belly, she spoke to the belly, she blew raspberries into the belly! She even went through names to see if any of them would get a reaction! Sadly, he did not give Auntie Tess anything! Already a rebel, I see!

Thank you to all that came up to the rooftop in Harlem to celebrate with us – especially to Michelle who traveled all the way from Maryland to be with us today!

I will miss you all when gone for the next six months!! 😦

SOOOOO weird!

No really….that’s SOOOO weird!

365 ONE: day 171…Baby in Tow!

Day 171: June 27th, 2012 = COMPLETE!!!!!

Cardio was = Walking

Dance of the Day was = “Pink” by Aerosmith

Improvised Acting Video I uploaded to my other blog was = “Cocktail Placemat”

Anything to Note =

The forecast for the next few days, and over my baby shower, is going to be SUPER SUPER HOT!! With heat warnings again! AHHHHHHH!! I mean good that it’s not raining as it originally said rain on Saturday over the baby shower bbq – but now it looks like it’s just HOT HOT HOT!

I’ve been told that they are playing a game at my baby shower where I cannot call myself fat otherwise I have to put $1 into a fat jar!! Great!! I will be broke by the end of the day!

Walking through Times Square is just one big friggin’ nightmare!

I mean its ridiculous even in my slow pregnancy speed!

People were so aggressive today though. I had to hold my hand in front of my belly numerous times as I crossed streets as they would push me from behind or cut in front of me and bash right into me! I mean I know I’m short but I’m HUGE so they should see me!!

I would have actively walked above or below 42nd street but I was rushing so had to go direct to my meeting.

It’s weird – I’m seeing people who I’m not going to see for a really long time! Ok, so like 6 months – but that sounds like a really long time! Even though time is flying and its already July 1st on Sunday, which is crazy!!

But like today…I was meeting with a friend, who is a great director and who I love and just connect with on so many levels and would work with anytime in a heartbeat. And we’re saying bye as it will be 6 months.


And then she says the next time she’ll see me it will be with baby in tow! I’ll have a baby!

What the?????

Now that’s just weird! And bizarre!!!