Pregnancy Update: This One’s About Me

The baby is still baking away inside Michelle’s belly. She is on bed rest still, and I have been doing my best to take care of her while also taking care of work. It’s been hard because I pinched a nerve in my back about three weeks ago. Right up until the doctor put Michelle on bed rest, I was the immobile one in bed and she was the one taking care of me. Unfortunately we can’t both be on bed rest, but I don’t think I’m getting enough rest to heal up properly.

During our maternity ward tour yesterday, my back started hurting. While we were in one of the labor and delivery rooms, I took a seat in a chair to rest my back for a bit as the tour guide continued to answer questions. Michelle looked down at me, shaking her head in disappointment as if to say, “It’s sad this baby will grow up with no man in the household.” A room full of pregnant women, and I was the one sitting down. Still, I regret nothing.

Hopefully I can get enough rest before the baby actually arrives, because it’s not going to get any easier when the baby is on the outside. Bending over to change diapers is definitely out of the question in my current condition.