I tried explaining to Jon that this is worse than Christmas Eve! I mean at least at Christmas you know the day that it will come on December 25th. Christmas day never changes; however waiting for a little baby is very different. For all I know she could wait two more weeks before she decides to come.
All a long the way I have talked about having an attitude of patience. Up until this point in time, I have done really well. However, in these days following my due date, when I am officially "late", I am going to have to act out the patience that I have been talking about for months. I have talked the talk, but now is the time where I am given the opportunity to live it out.
Above everything else, I want God to be honored through my pregnancy, labor, and delivery. I want to be able to explain to those around me that the peace and patience I have at this time is from Christ alone! This is not something that I could manufactor on my own.
As for my pregnancy, things are going really well! Yesterday, my doctor checked my amniotic fluid levels by doing an ultrasound. It was so cool to see how big Olivia is now compared to when I last saw her at 17 weeks! I will go back to see the doctor again on Thursday. At that appointment, he will take time to check my fluid levels to see how Olivia is holding up in there. My prayer is that everything will continue to go well!
In the meantime, I have been working on getting all of the final touches ready for Olivia!! Here are some pictures of Olivia's things on her wall in our bedroom.
|Everything is ready! The only thing missing is a baby!|
|Some of Olivia's beautiful gifts that she received from friends and family!|
Please continue to keep us in your prayers during this time!