The Art of Waiting

I only have one week left before I get to meet my daughter. Somehow, it seems like such a long wait. I am quite excited and nervous at the same time. To keep me occupied, I have busied myself arranging and re-arranging both of my children’s rooms. My nursery is still unfinished at this point since I am still missing one more detail.

Anyway, here are pictures of my son’s bedroom now.

jroom4

 

I didn’t want to do any painting so I decorated the bare walls with decorative stickers instead.

jroom2

 

The windows currently have automatic electronic blinds, but somehow I feel like it may need some curtains.  But the thing is, this house is passive and we need to absorb the light from the sun as much as possible, so I am still re-thinking it.

Anyhow, I’ve also been trying to eat healthily these days since I am really HUGE now.  I’ve already gained 15kg (33lbs), and for someone who’s short, that is not good.

Anyway, I found this all-natural juice from my neighborhood store and I’m loving it now.

apple juice

 

With one more week to go, I hope I don’t gain any more weight. Otherwise,  I may be running like crazy after my daughter is born just to shed off all the weight I’ve gained.

 

 

 

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17 thoughts on “The Art of Waiting

  1. Naomi Baltuck October 7, 2013 / 5:20 pm

    The room looks like lots of fun. I want to jump into that bin of balls! I was never in a hurry–always a little glad for the extra time to get one more thing done, and then when the baby came, I was just as happy to have that little punkin in my arms. This is an exciting time–am eagerly awaiting your happy news! Best wishes, Naomi

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    • Grace October 7, 2013 / 5:25 pm

      Thank you so much, Naomi!

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  2. tableofcolors October 7, 2013 / 7:33 pm

    Good luck with everything! The decorative stickers are really nice!

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  3. 68ghia October 7, 2013 / 8:17 pm

    Oh man!! Such an exiting moment!
    Good luck Grace 😉
    The young man’s room looks lovely. As for curtains, you can still have them, just open them every morning. I love curtains – makes such a difference to any room.

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    • Grace October 10, 2013 / 9:44 pm

      I will probably start to seriously consider the curtains next year. For now, I have a lot on my plate. Thanks, JC!

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  4. btg5885 October 7, 2013 / 10:49 pm

    Grace, all the best. The room looks charming. Take care, BTG

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  5. Mylene October 8, 2013 / 4:06 am

    I love the owls! She’ll be here before you know it. 🙂

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  6. Mylene October 8, 2013 / 4:07 am

    Love the owls! She’ll be here before you know it!

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    • Grace October 10, 2013 / 9:43 pm

      Thanks, Mai! It was the first sticker that caught my attention in the paper shop.

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  7. MELewis October 8, 2013 / 6:50 pm

    I say forget the curtains – you’ve got clean space, bright primary colors and lots of natural light. Just what baby needs! Bonne chance!

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    • Grace October 10, 2013 / 9:42 pm

      You got a point. I’ll probably leave it bare for now. Don’t have a lot of time on my hands anyway. 🙂

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  8. Son of Sharecroppers October 16, 2013 / 9:52 pm

    A very fun room! I had never before heard of automatic electronic blinds. How very interesting!

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    • Grace October 17, 2013 / 9:55 am

      Not sure if it’s new technology, but I find it pretty common here and in Germany.

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