Tuesday, February 07, 2012

The last day.

Of just us two (Goofy as well).  

In case you can't tell, he was making us laugh (he had a good squeeze).

Tomorrow we go in at 6am for this little one to be "evicted" from its current home inside my tummy.  It has been such a beautiful last few days as I have gotten some seriously lovely time with the handsome man I married.  Every night we go to bed, say a prayer, and just ponder how beautiful life really is right now (and how people keep saying it is somehow going to get better).

Isn't it a beautiful thing how God exceeds our imaginations?  

I am quite captivated by that recently.

Oh, and little Miss Emmanuelle Poem Cecil made her beautiful debut on Sunday!!!  She is GORGEOUS (she was 15 days "overdue" and thus, I think she is perfect).  Morgan sent me this one so I don't have any of their beautiful family yet but we will! 

And yes, my belly seriously grew so much in the last week. I must say, it feels like a six-pack though...solid!  

PS:  Here is some proof of how much our baby moves...and why I am okay having it moved out tomorrow :)  I have had a few tears from a few painful kicks/headbutts/etc.  

It is likely about 9 pounds now and seriously the strongest, little thing I have ever experienced.  Ever.  

Crossfit has nothing on this little one.  

I am in the tub but it is nothing inappropriate :)  Just insane.  See craziness here.  The end of the video might scare you...

xoxo, Anna N


  1. Sweet Anna! Sending you and your hubby lots of love and light for the big day! Can't wait to see pics of what is sure to be a beautiful baby. Much love! - KP

  2. I will be thinking of you tomorrow! So excited for you to begin this journey called Motherhood....you are gonna love it! Praying for God's grace to be upon you tomorrow. :)

  3. My babies NEVER moved like that- that is so incredibly amazing... cannot wait to see who it is that is making you move that way!! Praying for a peaceful birth (praying it happens tonight ;)

  4. Anna, I've never seen a baby move like that before. That truly put me in awe again of how wonderfully God created our bodies to nourish and protect a new life while in the womb. Can't wait to meet baby Norman!

  5. It's no wonder you have shed a few tears in the process! I think I saw the entire outline of little baby Norman's head! Excited for you and your family Anna!

  6. Whoa! That video is truly amazing! I think you have a kickboxer in there. Or maybe a gymnast. We are on pins and needles waiting for this baby to arrive. Ben and Ellie ask about you everyday. Can't wait to see you and Matt as parents. You will both be fantastic!

  7. Congrats on your big day! That video was insane! You have one strong baby! I'll be praying for all of you.

  8. Stephanie (Tyler and Sawyer's mama)February 8, 2012 at 1:25 AM

    Sending lots of smooth, beautiful, loving labor thoughts your way!

  9. Dearest Anna- I'm praying for you and your family as you welcome your wee one into the world! You are such a light to me (& yes, I live all the way in Colorado now). I love your blog and following your journey. God bless! -Krystl Timock

  10. oh my goodness that video is insane!! that really happens??? he/she is so ready to get out!! and today is the day!! can't wait for you guys!! xoxo

  11. I'm laughing! Babies are a crazy cool miracle for sure! Your sweet little Norman child is gonna change the world for Jesus I just know it!! Already making their presence known from the beginning in such a special way...
    Praying for you and the fam.
    Amber, Emerson and Hunter
    we'll have to get the kids together and play someday soon ;)

  12. Congratulations! I just found your blog and you are having a baby TODAY!! So happy for you!


  13. Anna, I am so excited for you and your family. That video is hysterical, amazing and terrifying all at the same time:) Ava was 11 days late and I had to be induced but she was just hanging out it there...not dancing up a storm like your little peanut. I think she might have stayed forever if we'd let her. That little one is begging to get out and join the world, can't wait to see pics. Praying for a safe, fast and easy delivery.

    XOXO, Sarah

  14. Wow, girl ... you've been on my heart so much lately and especially today, no wonder why!! I prayed for you, the baby, and Matt today ... love you Mama Norman and can't wait to see pics of your little one!

  15. Anna, I was cracking up and cringing at the same time while watching the video. Oh my WORD. What is amazing will be when baby norman is in your arms and you think..."did this baby really just come out of my body?" I will be waiting for precious pictures and will be happy to know you have been relieved of your incubation duties. Blessing, prayers and joyful singing send your way. Elizabeth


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